Australian Marriage Amendment Act
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...Amendment Act Yvonne L. Academia Research The 40 year old Marriage Act 1961 is no longer reflective of contemporary relationships and not reflective of modern Australia's advancement. However, to protect that sanctity of marriage and in effect the family as the basic unit of the society, the government has provided amendments to the old act in order to adapt to the modern views of marriage while working towards its preservation. In light of the prevailing issues on marital break-ups and de-facto relationships, this paper shall discuss the focal point of these new laws in relation to the issues. Introduction The marriage institution as a socially sanctioned union... Australian Marriage...
Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834
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...AMENDMENT ACT 1834: COULD IT BE A SUCCESSFUL LAW TO BE APPLIED CONSIDERING THE DIFFERENT ECONOMIC ISSUES TODAY Concepts and Principles of the Law The poor law amendment act of 1834 was moved to at least try to save the different reasons behind the emergence of poverty around the territories of UK. Likely, this process of saving the poor from possible oppressions has created a huge difference on the status of the poor in the society (Blaug 1964 p. 245). The creation of balance in the society has been the main aim of this particular law, but as the specifications of its implications suggest a massive change in the society's set up, debates run into criticism over the strength and applicability...
Analyse the role of the Marriage Amendment Act 2002 (Commonwealth) in attempting to adress the perceived social problems.
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...Amendment Act Yvonne L. Academia Research The 40 year old Marriage Act 1961 is no longer reflective of contemporary relationships and not reflective of modern Australia’s advancement. However, to protect that sanctity of marriage and in effect the family as the basic unit of the society, the government has provided amendments to the old act in order to adapt to the modern views of marriage while working towards its preservation. In light of the prevailing issues on marital break-ups and de-facto relationships, this paper shall discuss the focal point of these new laws in relation to the issues. Introduction The marriage institution as a socially sanctioned union for procreation... Australian Marriage...
Discuss: Section 20A & 20B of the Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995's impact on section 16 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 regarding passing of property in goods.
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...Amendment) Act 1995’s impact on section 16 of the Sale of Goods Act 1979 regarding the passing of property in goods The Sale of Goods Act 1979 (SGA1) implemented strengthened rights for consumer into sales of goods contracts by implying terms that cannot be contracted out of by the seller2. Of particular importance to the consumer are the terms implied under ss.13-15, which address description and the quality of goods supplied. These in turn directly correlate to the buyer’s right to reject goods and seek remedies against the seller. Most importantly, the SGA implied terms are applicable irrespective of whether the seller has expressly incorporated... Discuss Section 20A & 20B of the Sale of Goods...
Compare the approach to state welfare provision in the period 1906-1911 with that of the Poor law Amendment Act of 1834 in England Britain. What were the main reasons for this change of approach?
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...Amendment Act of 1834 in England Britain InEngland, Britain, state welfare was created because of the need to help the aged, children, widows, disabled and the un/underemployed. This was necessitated by the loss of traditional forms of charity and the deteriorating economic conditions (Slack 1990). Lindert (1998) reveals that between 1795 and 1834, there was a high level of relief spending England because of farmers who were politically-dominant. They were taking advantage of the relief system for the poor to shift part of their labor expenditures onto taxpayers (Boyer 1990. Clark (2001) states... Comparison of the approaches to welfare provision in the period 1906-1911 with that of the Poor law...
Was the Poor Law Amendment Act of 1834 an appropriate way to help the poor in the 1830s? Would this be a useful way to assist the poor today?
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...AMENDMENT ACT 1834: COULD IT BE A SUCCESSFUL LAW TO BE APPLIED CONSIDERING THE DIFFERENT ECONOMIC ISSUES TODAY? Concepts and Principles ofthe Law The poor law amendment act of 1834 was moved to at least try to save the different reasons behind the emergence of poverty around the territories of UK. Likely, this process of saving the poor from possible oppressions has created a huge difference on the status of the poor in the society (Blaug 1964 p. 245). The creation of balance in the society has been the main aim of this particular law, but as the specifications of its implications suggest a massive change in the society’s set up, debates run into criticism over the strength and applicability...
First Amendment and the Freedom of Information Act
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...Amendment and the Freedom of Information Act, the ban was abandoned. The closing decade of the twentieth century was witness to the live broadcast of every detail... Following the Lindbergh trial in 1937, the American Bar Association, appointed a committee to investigate the legality and constitutionality of cameras in courtrooms. Following an exhaustive analysis of the law, the committee recommended a total ban on cameras in courtrooms. On the 27th September, 1937, the American Bar Association adopted a resolution which imposed a ban on the broadcasting of courtroom trials (Cohn and Dow, 2002). Within the space of a few decades, however, and consequent to arguments referencing both the First...
The effect of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act (TEFRA) and the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA 1997-2001) on Hospital Performance
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...Act (TEFRA) and the Balanced Budget Amendment (BBA 1997-2001) on Hospital Performance TEFRA (Tax Equality and Fiscal Responsibility Act 1982): TEFRA, The tax Equality and Fiscal Responsibility Act of Federal government was implemented in 1982, due to the increase in the financial fee of services provided by the health care sector. All over the USA, hospitals followed the trend of keeping patients unnecessarily, to increase the number of days and number of tests for the sake of increment in the bills which were payable by the government. Thus, the government decided to change the payment method to enable a fair and safe Health Care Program... The affects of the Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act...
The (imaginary) Trial by Jury Act 1985 provides for the following: 1)A person is entitled to a trial by jury if he so chooses. 2)This Act may only be amended or repealed by a majority vote of 75% of the Members of the House of Commons and 75% of the M
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...Act 1985 make it very clear the intentions to protect individual’s fundamental rights of choice by declaring that one bears the right to choose the kind of jury to handle ones case. In attempts to strengthen its stand, the Act clearly indicates that its provisions can only change or repealed when Members of the House Common concentrate a majority vote of 75% towards the purpose. The Act further makes it compulsory for yet another majority vote of 75% by Members of the House of Lords before repealing or changing its provisions. Attempts by the government to change the provisions and practicality of the Trail Jury Amendment Act 1985, saw the adoption... Imaginary Laws The provisions of the Trial by Jury...
Race Relations Act
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...Amendment Act 2000 is to address this problem. It requires the public authorities to reassess their policies and procedures and thereby take such measures as will promote racial equality and get rid of discrimination. It comprises an amendment to the Race Relations Act... Introduction Stephen Lawrence was killed by a gang of white youths in 1993 at Eltham, south east London. Although this gang was arrested no murder charges were framed against them. The Daily Mail, a national newspaper, published front page stories accusing this gang of being murders and challenged them to sue it, which they never did (Black in Britain, n.d.). These persons were let off scot free because of police racism. The public...
Case Problems Involving the First Amendment
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...Amendment Case Problems Involving the First Amendment In the first case, the court level and jurisdiction that the case would be filed would be in the Federal Court. This is because anything involving the FBI concerning Security is a nationwide importance and if the report was to be released it would affect the whole nation. District courts are mostly used to settle civil cases that involve locals of the district. The basic law that gives the judge the authority in this case to issue a restraining order is the freedom of Information act, which was signed into law on July, 4 1966 by President Lyndon Johnson. The law gives the United Striates Government... Running Head: Case Problems Involving the First...
The Workplace Relations Amendment
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...Amendment Act 2005 is one of the landmark legislations within the Australian industrial relation sector for overone hundred years now. It was passed in 2005 and implemented in 2006. The purpose of the bill was to make sure that workers could secure their jobs; this would serve as a platform for economic progress within Australia. But the legislation has not received complete acceptance after implementation. The reform meant that workers engaging in strikes would have to deal with severe consequences. It also facilitated more individual agreements and less collective bargaining by employees. (Parliament of Australia, 2006) The bill has caused strong reactions... Introduction The Workplace relations...
Imaginary Laws
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...Act 1985 make it very clear the intentions to protect individual’s fundamental rights of choice by declaring that one bears the right to choose the kind of jury to handle ones case. In attempts to strengthen its stand, the Act clearly indicates that its provisions can only change or repealed when Members of the House Common concentrate a majority vote of 75% towards the purpose. The Act further makes it compulsory for yet another majority vote of 75% by Members of the House of Lords before repealing or changing its provisions. Attempts by the government to change the provisions and practicality of the Trail Jury Amendment Act 1985, saw the adoption... Imaginary Laws The provisions of the Trial by Jury...
Race relations Act 1976. (Amended 2000)
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...amendments to the Sex Discrimination Act of 1975 by instituting provisions aimed towards consistency in the supervision and implementation of such amendments (Ministry of Justice 1991). The Race Relations Act of 1976 was revised by virtue of the provisions of the Race Relations (Amendment ) Act of 2000 on November 30, 2000. This 2000 amendment broadened the application of the Race Relations Act of 1976 to the police and other public authorities. The amendment also altered the stipulations for exemption under the 1976 Act for safeguarding the national security and related purposes (Ministry of Justice, 2000)                                  The 2000 amendment to the Race Relations Act... The Race...
Sale of Goods Act 1979 Essay
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...Act 1979 put too much emphasis on the concept of property' How, if at all, should the law be changed' Introduction: The sale of goods within the UK is legally governed and directed by the Sale of Goods Act 1979 which has been further amended by the Sale and Supply of Goods Act 1994 and the sale of Goods and Amendment Act 19951. The Acts specify the duties of the seller and the buyer as the seller is legally bound to deliver the goods, the buyer has to accept and pay for them according to terms of contract. As the seller should be ready to give possession of the goods to the buyer, the buyer is legally responsible to pay for the goods to take possession of them... . These are fundamental duties...
Amendment One
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...Amendment. When in 1996, the Congress passed the not well documented Communication Decency Act, prohibiting the communication of pornographic or indecent material over the Internet without specifying clearly the definitions of indecent material or the classifications of people brought under this Act, the Supreme Court, in 1997, overturned the Act (American Government 9:378) in accordance... Harris Kamran Government and Politics 31 January 2008 Amendment One: Synopsis America has always been, and seen as, a land of liberty, opportunities, rights, and democracy. Freedom, a world that has come to be synonymous with the American ...
Show how the state's role in providing welfare and assistance changed between 1834 and 1911 and offer reasons for this development
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...Amendment Act of 1834 to the passing of the social welfare measures introduced by the Liberal governments of the early twentieth century. It will then offer reasons to explain developments in the states role of providing welfare and assistance to people that qualified for it. Very limited forms of social welfare provision in England and Wales can... 290406 Show how the s role in providing welfare and assistance changed between 1834 and 1911 and offer reasons for this development. The purpose of this short evaluation is to examine the ways in which the British welfare developed between 1834 and 1911. Therefore this evaluation will basically explore the time period between the passing of the Poor Law...
Campaign financing is protected under the First Amendment and is a form of free speech
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...acting of corporations. The first Amendment entails the facts that corporations can space for speech. One of the ways that it can express this freedom is concerning the way it handles decisions. The amendment offers that corporations can strategize their plans without counteractions. Therefore, companies have the power to execute their decisions without facing objections (Smith, 2007). This ensures that his or her actions have no one to outlaw... ? Campaign Financing Is Protected Under the First Amendment and Is a Form of Free Speech Task Campaigns entail an exceedingly significant section of politics. This results from the idea that by using campaigns, authorities display change in their systems. These...
Campaign financing is protected under the First Amendment and is a form of free speech
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...acting of corporations. The first Amendment entails the facts that corporations can space for speech. One of the ways that it can express this freedom is concerning the way it handles decisions. The amendment offers that corporations can strategize their plans without counteractions. Therefore, companies have the power to execute their decisions without facing objections (Smith, 2007). This ensures that his or her actions have no one to outlaw... Campaign Financing Is Protected Under the First Amendment and Is a Form of Free Speech Task Campaigns entail an exceedingly significant section of politics. This results from the idea that by using campaigns, authorities display change in their systems. These...
14th Amendment
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...amendment is pretty straightforward, it provides the Congress with the power to make and enforce laws in order to apply the provisions under the Constitution. Legal and social developments in America The Civil Rights movement in America that lasted from 1954 to 1968 was based the on the 14th amendment’s equal protection clause. The objective of the Civil Rights movement was to protect and secure legal recognition of the citizenship sights provided by the Constitution of the United States. As a result of this social mobilization there were changes in the law, and the Civil Rights Act... 14th Amendment Introduction The Constitution of the United States of America was enforced on September 17th, 1787. Si...
Sixth Amendment
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...act in anticipation of defending the life or property of another is a defence to criminal offences. (Hall, 223) Bibliography Hall, Daniel. (2004) Criminal Law and Procedure. Dehmar Learning. Head, Tom. (n.d.) The Sixth Amendment. Available online at: http://civilliberty.about.com/od/lawenforcementterrorism/p/6th_amendment.htm Retrieved May 16, 2008... The Sixth Amendment The Sixth Amendment to the US Constitution guarantees the right of an accused person to a fair trial within a reasonable time. Each of the factors and processes that compose criminal trials are contained in the Sixth Amendment. These processes contain the right to a jury and public trial, to be “informed of the nature and cause of...
Social Inequality and the Law
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...Amendment) Act (RRAA) 2000,it is more easy for the father of James to go to the Court and get a remedy from the Government. 2. Would you agree with the statement that poor people, women and those from Black and Minority Ethnic groups are often excluded from access to justice Whether the poor people, women and those from Black and minority ethnic classes are often barred from accessing to justice that is totally dependent on the practice of a state and the people live there. By proven information it can be stated that there is a relation between the race people... Order No 193376 Topic: SOCIAL INEQUALITY AND THE LAW Can any parallels be drawn between this case and the case of Stephen Lawrence What...
Consumer Credit Act 2006
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...Act 2006.Consider whether the law goes too far in protecting the rights of debtors as opposed to the rights of creditors and suppliers. Table of Contents Abstract ...page no 3 Chapter 1 Introduction .. 4 1.1 Aims and Objectives ..4 Chapter 2 Literature Review 4 Chapter 3 Research Methodology9 3.1 Data requirement..9 3.2 Research Design 10 Chapter 4 Data Findings and Conclusion11 Bibliography 15 Appendix16 Abstract The Consumer Credit Act 2006 amending the original act 1974 seeks to rectify deficiencies... Explain the main principles of the Consumer Credit...
Constitutional Amendment
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...Act of 1964 prevents discrimination in the hiring process but the top job in the White House is the one exception, hardly a shining example for a country that prides itself on diversity and tolerance and backs this concept with legislation meant to ensure these values are made into law. The provision in the Constitution is outdated and should be amended. According to the United States Constitution, Article II... Constitutional Amendment The question has been raised regarding whether or not a constitutional amendment should be passed to allow those not born within the borders of the United States to become President. The argument for such an amendment gained momentum in the 1970’s when then Secretary...
Employment/Industrial relations. Compare Australia's WorkChoices legislation and Fair Work Act.
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...act 1996, later amended as Workplace relations Amendment Act 2005 which involved various controversial amendments related to the Workplace relations Act 1996 (Australian Government, 2005). The Work Choices Legislation was passed by the Howard Government in the year 2005. It was specially designed for improving the employment levels as well as the national economic performance by providing unfair dismissal laws... ? Industrial Relation Introduction The labour market of Australia has changed to a great extent in the context of employment relations (Sutherland, 2008). The Work & Employment Relationship shifted from centralisation to decentralisation in the regulations of such employment relations (Benett,...
Equal Rigths Amendment
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...Amendments Paper United s didn’t have any law, whatsoever, to support equality of rights ofall its residents in the Civil Rights Act. This country was under a strong influence of gender discrimination. According to the laws prevailing here, women were not able to own property, vote for their rights, demand their legal wages and were not even able to claim the custody of their own children Men and women working at the same position in an organization were not treated as equals, rather wages for men were supposedly higher than their female coworkers, who weren’t even allowed to sue the organization for this murder of basic human rights. Gender based discrimination could also... ? Topic: Equal Rights...
2nd Amendment to the Constitution
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...amendment was initially approved on 15th of December 1791which preserves the right of the US people to bear weapons irrespective of their military identification owing to their need for self-protection, defence and security in their residences. Since then, the amendment has been one of the most controversial issues in the civil legislation of the US. Recently, in the year 2008 the amendment was again questioned under the circumstances presented in the District of Columbia v. Heller, 554 U.S. 570 (2008). The civil court therefore had to rule out that the second amendment made in the Bill of Rights violated certain protection acts already... 2nd Amendment to the Constitution Table of Contents Introduction...
Amendment rights
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...AMENDMENT RIGHTS Discussion Board 5 Discussion Board 5Unreasonable searches and seizures are guarded by the United States Constitution under the fourth amendment. This came about due to the controversial writs of assistance during American Revolution. The amendment IV is has two distinct parts whereby: The first part usually safeguards people against unreasonable searches and seizures. There had been numerous ways of remedying unreasonable searches in the ancient times unlike in the modern jurisprudence that has facilitated respect of the amendment by the police officers. The second part usually concerns the proper issue of warrants... Running head: EXCEPTIONS TO THE SEARCH WARRANT REQUIREMENT IN...
First Amendment freedoms
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...Amendment has endured more than 200 years, without substantial alterations and negation. This limited history of change should stand as a testament of the First Amendment's importance and role in America, presently and throughout our history. There are rare instances in American history when the First Amendment has been set aside. The most notable periods of government censorship, which are few, involve sedition acts and wartime censorship. The Sedition Act of 1798, signed by President John Adams, gave federal authorities the right to prosecute any individual suspected of plotting... THE 1st AMENDMENT Thomas Jefferson once claimed, "A democracy cannot be both ignorant and free." This was the commonly...
Sale of Goods Act 1979 sections 20A & 20B - Passing of Property & Risk
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...Act aims to achieve. As a general rule, goods premafacie passes with risk depending on the essential terms of a contract (Sale of Goods Act 1979, S. 20)1. In Section 20A and 20B (Sale of Goods (Amendment) Act 1995), we are concerned with the passing of goods and risk to the buyer for unascertained goods in the bulk upon ascertainment. Section 20A is applicable to Contracts of sale where there is a “specified quantity of unascertained... ? This research deals with the passing of property and risk in unascertained goods, deemed consent by two buyers and the protection of liquidators from any legal liability in case of insolvency the seller to which the enacted Section 20A and 20B to the Sale of Goods Act...
First amendment
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...Act of 1971, which controls the financing of political campaigns, was amended by the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (BCRA). Following the amendment, this federal law prevents corporations and unions from spending their general treasury funds towards independent expenditures for a speech referred to as an ‘electioneering communication’, in other words a speech... ? First Amendment and number) submitted) First Amendment The freedom of expression is a constitutional right as provided by the First Amendment of the US Constitution. The extent of this right has, however, been open to discussion for a long period of time, owing to questions of violations or abuse of this provision. Freedom of expression ...
14 th amendment
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...act to give equal protection to its citizens across race, color and culture. 14th amendment was also designed to strengthen the Civil Rights Act of 1875. This is one of most important amendments that helped to declare the Afro-Americans as rightful citizens of America and promoted equality across race, color and culture. When civil Rights had come into force, the color of the skin played a major role in the social status. The whites had maintained a racial divide within the society through deliberate use of powerful lobby of the whites and financial advantages that they enjoyed. The blacks were not allowed to become part...
The Tenth Amendment
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...Amendment Introduction The Tenth Amendment of the US Constitution guarantees that the Federal Government has control over the States’ rights. The constitution states that the Tenth Amendment only gives limited and enumerated powers. Thus, it means that the power of the Federal Government would theoretically be a non-issue since all the other powers still lie on the States. The Tenth Amendment is stated like this: “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.” The Tenth Amendment was put into writing by the Founding Fathers mainly to prevent the Federal Government... Your The Tenth...
The Sixth Amendment
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...Amendment exists primarily as a defense against the potential for the government’s abuse of our rights. In many cases recently we have heard that the Fourth Amendment is being taken away, with such congressional acts as the Patriot Act and other acts of congress for many persons the Fourth Amendment has been severely... Running header: THE RIGHTS OF THE ACCUSED The rights of the accused: Understanding the right to trial, warrant requirements and the difference between reasonable suspicion and probable cause Fill in Your name here Class title here Instructors name here August 19, 2011 The rights of the accused: Understanding the right to trial, warrant requirements and the difference between reasonable sus...
Bill of Rights 2nd Amendment
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...Amendment, there are several regulations that still apply in respect of firearms in different states. In a bid to regulate the purchase of firearms in the country, the U.S. enacted the Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act (1993). The Act basically requires individuals to undergo background checks and meet certain conditions before they can purchase firearms from licensed dealers Brady, Sarah & Merrill McLoughlin 224. This act has rubbed many people the wrong way, especially in California where gun laws are tighter. In California, individuals are limited to purchasing one gun a month even as assault... Bill of Rights: 2nd Amendment According to statistics from firearm manufacturers, American...
Research paper on the 4th Amendment.
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...amendment. There is also the exclusionary rule that states that any evidence that is acquired in breach of the 4th amendment will be disqualified from criminal proceedings. Exceptions to this rule include electronic surveillance and the USA patriot Act (McInnis, 2009). References David, H. (2013). Encyclopedia of the Fourth Amendment. New York,NY: CQ Press. Glenn, R., Stephen, O. (2006). Unreasonable Seraches and Seizures:Rights and Liberties Under the Law. New York,NY: ABC-CLIO. http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/fourth_amendment Thomas, C. (2008). The Fourth Amendment:Its History and Interpretation. New York,NY: Carolina...
Discrimination and the Law
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...Act. Muslims, however, are not protected as they are not considered to be an ethnic group under the law. Since hate crimes against Muslims have increased during the post 9/11 period and as Muslims are not considered to be an ethnic group, it poses a serious problem. The Racial and Religious Hatred Bill tries to amend this situation The Employment Equality (Religion or Belief) Regulations, 2003 The Employment Equality regulations makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate, harrass or victimise an employee on the basis of any religion, religious belief, or similar philosophical belief... Discrimination and Law Discrimination is the unfair treatment of a person due to racial, religious or...
Canon Law & 8th Amendment
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...Amendment Introduction CANON LAW Canon Law is the body of officially established rules governing the faith and practice of the members of a Christian church. Any church's or religion's laws, rules, and regulations; more commonly, the written policies that guide the administration and religious ceremonies of the Roman Catholic Church is the Canon Law. 8TH AMENDMENT Amendment VIII (the Eighth Amendment) of the United States Constitution, which is part of the U.S. Bill of Rights, prohibits excessive bail or fines, as well as cruel and unusual punishment. The phrases employed are taken from the English Bill of Rights. Description Canon Laws Since the fourth century, the Roman Catholic... Canon Law & 8th...
The Tenth Amendment acts as a limit on Congressional powers
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...amendment’s authority. More recently, we can find U.S. Supreme Court cases addressing the powers of the Tenth Amendment. In 1995, the Court ruled that Congress overstepped its power by passing the 1990 Gun-Free School Zones Act. The federal government, the Court stated, could not regulate and determine punishment for gun possession in school zones, due to the Commerce Clause and the Tenth Amendment. Another federal gun control law, known as the Brady Law, was overturned by the Court in 1997 because the law violated the Tenth Amendment. State officials could not be forced to implement a federal regulatory program (Ritchie 2006). More Supreme Court rulings...  A Modern Day Analysis of the Tenth Amendmen...
Gun Control and Second Amendment
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...acting in concert for the common defense” which manifests that militia refers specifically to those who have been given authority by the federal government (Guncite, n.d.).. The term ‘the people’ has been used selectively in the US Constitution. In amendment 1: “Congress shall make no law ... abridging ... the right of the people peaceably to assemble.” U.S. Constitution article 1 and 2, clause 1: “The House... Introduction The debate on gun control and the Second Amendment has been active for close to half a century now. Lawyers, smen and women and thepublic all agree that of all the issues regarding the United States constitution, the preamble of the Second...
FIRST and Second Amendment Assignment (CRJ 733)
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...act of civil disobedience that resulted in the State University President Max Piker feeling that his life had been threatened. While the initial action was meant as a symbolic statement and that is protected by the First Amendment it should be noted that threats or intimidation are not. The First Amendment specifically protects peaceable protest however, does not protect protest in which there is used threats and intimidation. In using an effigy that was made to resemble Mr. Piker it becomes clear that Ms. Monique was presenting a visible threat against him. The question now that must be answered is whether the right to speech is more important... ?First Amendment case- Opinion one, overturning the...
Kefauver-Harris Amendment
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...Act, proscribed tryouts were still widening, and numerous sold drugs were futile for their labeled purposes. Now, the standard for testimony is the well-controlled study, and the FDA's execution of the 1962 amendments succored significantly to that. Works Cited... [Supervisor's Kefauver-Harris Amendment A medicinal catastrophe took place in Europe in the 1950s that produced legislation that would everlastingly amend the practice of drug in the United States. The tranquilizer had been advised to European females to assuage queasiness in the earliest trimester of pregnancy. While the sedative was looking out for government authorization in America, general practitioners revealed that Thalidomide...
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment Rights
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...Amendments Rights Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendments Rights KATZ V. UNITED S The cause was argued byBurton Marks and Harvey A. Schneider and subsequently filed briefs for the petitioner. On the other hand, John S. Martin, Jr supported the cause of the United States in conjunction with Acting Solicitor General Spritzer, Assistant Attorney General Vision, and Beatrice Rosenberg. Mr. Justice Stewart delivered the opinion of the court. Issue of the case The petitioner was disturbed by the following two issues; The Court was ask to determine whether a public telephone booth is a constitutionally protected area so that evidence acquired by attaching an electronic listening recording... Fourth, Fifth and Sixth...
The Fourth Amendment / Search and Seziure
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...amendment had nothing to do with the searches conducted by the private organizations, who were not government representatives. So the bill was referring only on curbing down the power of federal government. However, in 1949, the Supreme Court of United States while ruling Wolf v. Colorado, held that the Fourth Amendment will then onwards be applicable to the States too, considering the Due Process Clause from the Fourteenth Amendment (MAAP v. Ohio, 1961). Two important acts were passed in the late 19th century, the Interstate Commerce Act and the Sherman Antitrust Act in 1887and in 1890 respectively. Until then the federal... ? The Fourth Amendment/ Search and Seizure The Fourth Amendment Introduction...
An Analysis of the Fourth Amendment
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...act when executing their searches and the capacity of the limitations that should guide the entire search processes. The amendment was considered as a restoration of the rights to privacy of citizens and the limits for action on the part of state officers and other parties acting for and on behalf of the executive. General warrants had allowed the executive to selectively apply the law in ways that suited the limited or political interests of the executive. As such, it was necessary for the state to revamp the constitution... An Analysis of The Fourth Amendment The fourth amendment was a significant development of the American constitution, which spells out the limits of the executive in the manner in...
1st Constitutional Amendment and Protection of Freedom
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...amendment to the United s charter is the portion of Bill of Rights. It s "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances ("History of the First Amendment")." The first amendment bound the Congress, that it must not force any regulation, which diminishes the autonomy of speech in any medium. It furnishes the right of vocalization liberally; showing their apprehension about the government scheme to the residents/press of United States. The objective of this analysis... The first...
How should the second amendment be interpreted?
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...Act of 1975 as unconstitutional. The provisions that were removed as unconstitutional were the provision that prohibits the residence of District of Columbia from the ownership of handguns except prior 1975 and the provision that requires all firearms to be "unloaded and disassembled or bound by a trigger lock" at all times. The decision elaborated that the Second Amendment “protects an individual right to bear arms” further stating its decision was "premised on the private use of arms for activities such as hunting and self-defense, the latter being understood as resistance to either private lawlessness or the depredations of a tyrannical government” (Library of Congress). Further... Second Amendment...
The 8th Amendment to the US Constitution
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...Act of 1969 by setting bail at very high amounts so arrested persons were unable to meet them. Finally, the “excessive fines” clause was also “intended to limit only those fines directly imposed by, and payable to, the government” (Excessive Bail 2011). Cases Involving the 8th Amendment Most of the cases decided by the US Supreme Court involving the 8th Amendment are related to the issue of the death penalty and its possible infringement of the “cruel and unusual punishment” clause of the 8th Amendment. Some of the well-known... ?Running Head: THE 8TH AMENDMENT TO THE US CONSTITUTION The 8th Amendment to the US Constitution By Introduction There are, to 27 amendments to the US Constitution, of which the...
The First Amendment
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...act may be it is permissible under the Constitution as it stands. These decisions were effective in eliciting an immediate response to seek to alter the Constitution through another amendment as such an act holds the potential of inciting a riot (Corn-Revere, 2005). Finally, the notion of absolute freedom of speech is one that proves to be impractical at best. It is one that does not consider the fact that the same rights are afforded to each and every individual. In exercising one's right to free speech, the very same rights of others may be affected. The implications of this are such that there needs to be a delicate... The First Amendment to the Constitution of the United s of America...
Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment Rights
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...Amendment articulates that a search warrant should be issued upon ‘probable cause’ and the particular place to be searched must also be stated. Therefore, it is valid and justifiable that, the right to privacy even in public places should be constitutionally protected as long as an individual is acting within the realms of society and shows the intention for the need to privacy. Analysis of P.A.T.R.I.O.T Act 2001 The holding in the case of Katz v United States... Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Amendment Rights Review of the Cases Katz v United (1967) Katz was arrestedand arraigned in court after being suspected that he was transmitting gambling information using a telephone booth to customers in other states,...
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