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  • Josephine Butler Josephine Butler
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    Josephine Butler Josephine Butler, the daughter of John and Hannah Grey, was born in 1828. Her father was a strong advocate of social reform, and played a significant role in the campaign for the 1832 reform act. Josephine grew up to share her father's religious and moral principles and his strong dislike of inequality and injustice. In 1852, Josephine married George Butler. George had similar views to that of Josephine. In there first five years of marriage they had four children. In 1863, Eva,...
  • Necessary In The Performance Of My Duty
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    LAW ENFORCEMENT CODE OF ETHICS As a law enforcement officer, my fundamental duty is to serve the community; to safeguard lives and property; to protect the innocent against deception, the weak against oppression or intimidation and the peaceful against violence or disorder; and to respect the constitutional rights of all men to liberty, equality and justice. I will keep my private life unsullied as an example to all and will behave in a manner that does not bring discredit to me or my agency. I ...
  • Clean Indoor Air Act
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    The Clean Indoor Air Acts a policy that doesn't allow smoking in public areas, such as restaurants and bars. The act was passed last year by the government to ensure the safety of non-smokers. Many people debate whether or not the Clean Indoor Act should be kept or revoked. The Clean Indoor Act is helpful to non-smokers and should be kept. The law should be kept because the government's intent was to protect the lives of the citizens and keep them out of harm from second-hand smoking. After havi...
  • Pure Food And Drug Act
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    In our American history we have come across many debating issues. Many issues have been dealt with on small scales but other issues have become very serious. A lot of serious issues were dealt with during the time period of industrialization. With many debates such as monopolies and trust busters of big corporations, working conditions and techniques often became unrecognized in the politically debating time period. Upton Beall Sinclair (1878-1968), was an American writer and social and economic...
  • Usa Patriot Act
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    In the wake of September 11, many things happened very quickly. Along with the beginning of a 'war' against terrorism, an act was passed to help prevent future terrorism in the USA. The name of this is the USA Patriot Act. The act legalizes many surveillance techniques that were once prohibited. The act has been passed without debate, and the new privileges given to our government have not been thoroughly examined. The law enforcers of our country are now capable of monitoring the citizens in wa...
  • Car To Mr And Mrs Henry Haskell
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    Dear Shakyside Motors: Please be informed that Mr. and Mrs. Henry Haskell have retained this Law Office in regards to their claim against you and your business. This letter is sent to you in accordance with the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act as found in the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Chapter 93 A. Herewith, demand upon you for relief under the pursuant statue is made. The purpose of this correspondence is to encourage you to provide fair and just relief to said Haskell...
  • Bankruptcy And Insolvency Act Deals With Reorganizations
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    This received a 27/28 in my OAC law class so, have a blast... WHEN FILING FOR BANKRUPTCY IN CANADA The law sometimes seems to pervade all aspects of our lives and an involvement with bankruptcy and insolvency law has proved to be almost unavoidable for businesspeople in Canada during the 1990's. In simplest term, corporate and individual bankruptcy law provides a set of rules to prevent chaos among the creditors of an insolvent corporation or individual. The legislation is a complex in part beca...
  • Chemicals And The Food Quality Protection Act
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    The Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 (H.R. 1627) The Food Quality Protection Act of 1996 or H.R. 1627 was introduced by Representative Thomas Bliley (R) on May 12, 1996. It was supported by 243 co-sponsors. The bill was reported to the House of Representatives after receiving an 18-0 vote in Committee of Agriculture. The House of Representatives voted unanimously in favor of the Food Quality Protection Act of 1996. The next day the measure was considered by the Senate, and also passed with un...
  • Draft Law
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    The draft law otherwise known as the conscription of soldiers to serve their country, is one of the most controversial issues not only in the United States but in the entire world. Because of the history behind its past, debate has led up to present day about whether or not the Draft law should be used. The draft law goes back at least as far as biblical times. It's read in the Bible that the Lord had commanded Moses to gather all men over twenty years old that were able to go fight in the war i...
  • Religious Freedoms Restoration Act
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    Religious Freedom Restoration Act In this paper I will describe the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This Act was used to contradict the decision of the court case of Employment Division vs. Smith, which allowed the government to forbid any religious act without giving a reason. The RFRA brought back the requirement that the government provide an adequate reason to forbid any religious act. The government once again had to show that the act was of compelling interest against the state. In 1993...
  • Suggestive Of The Political Nature Of Law
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    The nature of law in Australian society is both complex and dynamic. The case of McBain vs. Victoria and the historical analysis of the legal response to Indigenous Australians in the 200 years following British colonization informs an understanding of the nature of law in Australian society, while also revealing characteristics of Australia's constitutional framework. An understanding of the nature of law in Australian society is informed by the McBain vs. Victoria case, which illustrates the d...
  • Act Of Duty With Moral Worth
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    Jill had been driving down a deserted road when her tire became flat. With no one around for miles she struggled with changing the tire when Jack happened to be driving by and stopped to give her a hand. How and why is this an act of genuine moral worth When the opportunity arises to be helpful without recognition or to do a good deed when one is presented without thinking about it, is to perform an act of duty with moral worth. Jacks act was done for the right reasons to be considered a moral a...
  • Denise's Case The Ultimate End
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    In the case of Denise, the single mother, and her eight year old daughter, Sally, the two of them face a moral dilemma. Denise cannot afford the anticonvulsant drugs needed to control Sally's extreme seizures. Since she cannot afford them she steals the medicine from the drug store where she is employed as a check-out clerk. This way she can still provide a home, food and clothing for her daughter and herself. This, in essence, keeps Sally alive and Denise self-sufficient. Denise believes strong...
  • Disability Discrimination Act 1995 O Some Bills
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    Legislation Precedent is not suitable to make big changes in the law, nor is it quick or particularly efficient. Judges are also not elected by the people. 1 Acts of Parliament 1.2 Influences on Parliamentary Law Making o Several influences on law making: 1. Government Manifesto. 2. European Law, Treaty of Rome. 3. Law Reform agencies 4. Commissions 1.3 The Pre Legislative Procedure o On major matters a Green Paper may be issued by a minister with responsibility for a certain matter. o The use o...
  • Laws To The Usa Patriot Act
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    With troops overseas in the Middle East, Americans are once again on edge about the possibility of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. Now that Coalition forces are engaged in intense fighting in Iraq, the chance of an attack appears to be looming. On September 11, 2001, 19 terrorists hijacked four U.S. commercial airliners and crashed two into the World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon, and the fourth in a field in Pennsylvania (Frank 5). On this day in history Americans sat glued to their telev...

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