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  • The Motorcycle Helmet Law
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    Millions of people all over the United States choose motorcycles over automobiles for the thrill, speed, and high performance capabilities. On the other hand, motorcycles are not at all the safest way of transportation. Motorcycles do not provide the passenger with the outer protection that cars provide, therefore, when one crashes, the results are usually much more serious. Injuries to the head are responsible for 76% of fatalities when dealing with motorcycle crashes many of which could have b...
  • State Game And Fish Department
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    Introduction In the following essay I will be talking about the differences and similarities between state and tribal hunting laws such as general provisions, the Game and Fish Department, licenses and permits, regulations, etc. I will also mention how they enforce penalties to the people who break the rules of the state and tribal Game and Fish Department. State Hunting Laws State hunting laws are what hunters like me follow. If there were no laws for hunting I think the animal population would...
  • Recycled Cans And Bottles
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    In the United Sates, where the population is inflated every year. The amount of space for landfills decreases every day. The need for recycling should not be asked, it should just be done out of habit. Everyone in America needs to recycle, to help the landfill problem, help the environment, and help produce new products from recycled goods. In America there is about two-hundred and eight tons of residential and commercial trash generated a year, 4.3 pounds per person a day (Prichard 1 A). This i...
  • Motorcycle Helmet Use Law
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    The Motorcycle Helmets, Educate not Legislate Choice or Law? Freedom of choice' is not about the thrill of feeling the wind in our hair any more than a young man's choice to serve in the armed forces of this country during a time of war is about the thrill of being shot at. The issue is about returning personal responsibility to trained and experienced adult motorcyclists. It is about rejecting the proposition that the government should be allowed to impose upon the personal decisions of free me...
  • Division Between Federal And State Powers
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    Explain and evaluate both the limits placed on Commonwealth power under the Constitution and the extension of that power through international law and elements of the Constitution. In the year 2001, The Australian nation will celebrate the reaching of a significant milestone one hundred years of government under our present constitution. As the anniversary approaches, it is important for all Australians to reflect on the present arrangements, and consider whether the limits placed on the Commonw...
  • Ama Committee On Criminal Abortion
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    ... ng, and thus preserved the 'quickening' distinction. This contrast was continued in the general revision of 1828, 9 Geo. 4, c. 31, SS 13. It disappeared, however, together with the death penalty, in 1837, 7 Will. 4 & 1 Vict., c. 85. SS 6, and did not reappear in the Offenses Against the Person Act of 1861, 24 & 25 Vict., c. 100, SS 59, that formed the core of English anti-abortion law until the liberalizing reforms of 1967. 'In this country, the law in effect in all but a few States until mi...
  • March L 998 Two People
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    A. In l 935 in Britain, in l 938 in the U S A, and in l 980 in Canada. The British and America groups were very small and insignificant for the next two decades. Q. When did the movement start to become bigger and more vocal? A. After the hugely-publicized Karen Ann Quinlan 'right to die' case in New Jersey in l 976 revealed to the public the extent of modern medical technology to extend life indefinitely in a persistent vegetative state. In l 980 Derek Humphry founded the Hemlock Society to cam...
  • Crime Within The State
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    What would the world be like without the "full faith and credit" clause or "extradition"? No justice for criminals and free living? Well imagine being able to go to a state, clash and bash anything and everything, and be able to leave the state, if your lucky, and not be prosecuted for any crimes in any other state. The only problem would be that you wouldn't be able to go to that state anymore without being paranoid of being prosecuted or jailed. Basically the "full faith and credit clause" or ...
  • Abortion In The U.S.
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    The Fight That Will Never End Abstract In this paper I will be exploring and explaining the act of abortion. I will discuss the historical and analytical background by explaining pre Row versus Wade, and post Row versus Wade. I will be explaining this issue on a National level, and discuss how women's role in society has changed dramatically since the famous trial. Introduction Abortion is the act of ending a pregnancy, either through surgery or by taking medication, with the intention not to ha...
  • Martinez 1 Johannes Kepler Introduction Johannes Kepler
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    Martinez 1 Johannes Kepler Introduction Johannes Kepler was born on December 27, 1571. He was born in Weil der Stadt, Germany. His birth city was in a wine region and near France. Weil der Stadt is in southwest Germany where the houses are small and streets were even smaller. Johannes was the son first son of Henry and Katherine Kepler, and since his birthday fell on St. John's day, he was given the apostle's name in baptism. Kepler's grandfather was supposedly from a noble background, and once ...
  • Polygamy As The Form Of Marriage
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    Polygamy Polygamy is a common, well-buried secret that is often hard to leave and still exists throughout the country today. The Encyclopedia Americana defines polygamy as the form of marriage that permits a person to have more than one husband or wife (Encyclopedia Americana). It has been known to exist at various times in certain societies. Polygamy is more common that most people realize. In the Paper "Polygamy and Same Sex Marriage", David Chambers states "that in the history of the country,...
  • Suppressive Law States
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    Governement's Bureaucratic Half-Witted Laws Todays big government is a typical display of bureaucracy in its most creative state. Due to the enormous bureaucracy within today's state governments, many laws have been passed through legislation that really didn't need to be passed. These laws are a display of the way government likes to show power over the people using legal suppression. Governments have created laws governing almost anything that the people do as an act of blatant suppression, ev...
  • State Of Utah The Beer
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    Thomas Williams English 10109: 30 Tuesday Going out with your friends on a Friday night is always fun. You start out the night with a little dinner and then you could venture out to the local bar or club. You think "I don't have to work tomorrow". So you proceed to drink a few beers and before you know it you have drank ten. Some might say that this could be bad, but for people that live in Utah it would and wouldn't be a problem because in the state of Utah the beer only contains 3.2% alcohol. ...
  • Pattern Of Utility Joseph II
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    If one were to study the roles of the lower classes in a society during the 18th and 19th centuries, one would notice that the concept of utility increases in importance over time. With the economic systems of the world being driven by what a country could produce and subsequently offer for trade, those who were directly responsible for the production of these goods, mainly the peasants, became essential assets of the state. As a result, many rulers began to become more aware of the importance o...
  • Different Laws Among The Fifty States
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    Throughout the United States there are many different laws among the fifty states that make up this union. The laws are different throughout the states because of the need of the laws. Living in one state and not having the advantages or disadvantages of a law in another state would not be that unfair or unequal. This is true because if you don't like a law in your state you could always fight it and try to change it or you could always move out of that state and go to one that has the laws that...
  • Master's Degree For Civil Law Lawyers
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    Legal Education In The UST here is no undergraduate law degree in the United States; thus, students cannot expect to study law without first completing an undergraduate degree. Basic admissions requirements for American law schools are a Bachelor's degree in any field and the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). The American law degree is called the Juris Doctor (JD) and usually requires three years of study. The JD program involves courses in American common and statute law as well as internation...
  • International Law To Nature
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    Law of Nations: An Overview Human nature consists of three basic components. These are to live, to propagate and to dominate. If Humanity was left without any other parameters, this natural state of existence would govern its behavior. Fortunately, there are parameters that exist. These parameters are law. The topic of this paper addresses the type of law that operates in creating potential boundaries for the behavior of states. This law is called the Law of Nations or international law. Patrick...
  • Web Web Common Law
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    The History of English Law Also see: web web web web Common Law was applied overall England -Doctrine of proceedings -Case Law -Since the 13th century: law reporting Travelling judges applied the writ-system - problem: there wasn't a writ for every case - to abandon the problem: law of equity was installed (where the remedy of Common Law didn't exist or wasn't sufficient; for example: market rights) Law Merchant Merchants were allowed to set up their own courts or tribunals based on mercantile c...
  • Their Unconstitutional And Illegitimate Actions And Laws
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    Salus populi suprema lex (The welfare of the people is the supreme law). Although the intention behind this term is the good of the people, it has been time and again used by the perpetrators of power for justifying their unconstitutional and illegitimate actions and laws. The concept of constitutionalism is the doctrine which governs the legitimacy of government action. A power may be exercised on legal authority; however that fact is not necessarily determinative of whether or not the action w...

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