Majority Rule and Minority Rights in American Government
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...Rule and Minority Rights in American Government Introduction Respect for minority rights in Western liberal democracies has been a criticalelement for ensuring that the majority does not tyrannize the minority. Many of America's founding fathers, most notably James Madison, were hugely concerned about the potential for the majority will to trample the minority, and to create a system in which free thought and genuine public discourse becomes impossible. Madison asserts, "The prescriptions in favor of liberty ought to be levelled against that quarter where the greatest danger lies, namely, that which possesses the highest prerogative of power. But this is not found in either the Executive... Majority Rule ...
Exclusionary rule
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...rule only on narcotics and firearms evidence. In a case of People V. Albea (1954) ruled that testimony from witness found in course of an unlawful search without a warrant cannot be admitted in court in Illinois. Therefore if we look the applications of Exclusionary rule, it applied only to evidence obtained through unauthorized search and seizing under fourth Amendment of American Constitution. And exclusionary Rule has a limition, because does not apply in a civil case, in a grand jury proceeding. Also Exclusionary Rule does not bar... TOPIC: Should the exclusionary rule be abolished position and supporting argument. Exclusionary Rule get constitutional root in 1921 as a result supreme court ruling in...
Exclusionary Rule
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...American Printing Press. Cretacci, M. A. (2008). Supreme Court case briefs in criminal procedure. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Maclin, T. (2012). The Supreme Court and the Fourth Amendment’s exclusionary rule. New York: Macmillan Publishers. Pati, R. (2009). Due process and international terrorism. New York: Oxford University Press. Travis, L. F. (2011). Introduction to criminal justice. New York: Bantam Books. Tsesis, A. (2010). The promises of liberty: The history and contemporary relevance of the Thirteenth Amendment. Columbia: Columbia University Press.... Exclusionary Rule Exclusionary Rule This rule prevents agents of the law from...
The Rule of Law
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...rules -Government sanctions cannot be made up after the fact (ex post facto) -Rules are applied as much as possible consistently to all -Courts provide citizens consistent, written process (due process) before life, liberty, or property is taken -Courts provide reasons based upon the law for their decisions (Glass, 2005). Glass sums up his views as follows: "Rule of law and due process are the bedrock upon which all American liberty and justice are based. Untold numbers of American and Englishmen in history have paid a dear price in effort, fortune, and even life itself, to bequeath to us... Rule of Law In today's political conditions is 'the rule of law' of greater importance than ever, or is it...
The rule of law
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...rules -Government sanctions cannot be made up after the fact (ex post facto) -Rules are applied as much as possible consistently to all -Courts provide citizens consistent, written process (due process) before life, liberty, or property is taken -Courts provide reasons based upon the law for their decisions (Glass, 2005). Glass sums up his views as follows: “Rule of law and due process are the bedrock upon which all American liberty and justice are based. Untold numbers of American and Englishmen in history have paid a dear price in effort, fortune, and even life itself, to bequeath to us... Rule of Law In today’s political conditions is the rule of law of greater importance than ever, or is it...
The Rule of Law
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...American legal tradition rule of law has been seen as a guard against despotism and as enforcing limitations on the power of the government. In the Peoples Republic of China the discourse around rule of law centers on the notion that laws ultimately enhance the power of the state and the nation, which is why the Chinese government adopts the principle of rule by law rather than rule of law.” (Wikipedia, 2006). That was Chinese position until China’s leaders made the commitment of adopting the Rule of Law at the end of the 1990s... Jooyoung Kim WRIT122 Manning 2 06 The Rule of Law In the dialogue between China and the West, the Oriental country had been opposed for a long time to the concept of the Rule...
The Rooney Rule
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...American assistant coaches at 28 percent and African-American head coaches at 6 percent, at the time of the study. This study resulted in Rooney Rule, which became effective in giving opportunities to African-Americans or the members of other ethnic minority groups.        The NFL briefing on the Rooney rule from December 20, 2002 states... Sociology November 06, The Rooney Rule       Rooney Rule, established in the year 2003 by National Football League, is considered as a fine example for affirmative action. This rule instructs that the teams should interview at least one ethnic “minority candidate when filling a head coaching position” (Ferrey para. 4) if such an interview is not conducted then those...
The Volcker rule
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...rule Contents Contents 2 Introduction 3 Research question, objectives and goals 4 Literature Review 5 Research Methodology 7 Analysis and Findings 8 Conclusion 11 Recommendations 12 References 14 Introduction It is a section of “Dodd- Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act”. Volcker Rule was publicly endorsed by US president on 21 January 2010 on the backdrop of great American financial crisis which rocked the American financial sector from 2007-2010. It is a regulation maintained by the US Federal Reserve. This came into fray to prevent banks from speculative investments for their own profit. The rule was approved by five federal... Regulation of the stock market in UAE using Volcker’s...
British Rule in Colonies
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...rule' by the British in Ghana, Kenya and South Africa, they were not uniform in nature. Thus, although Kenya had many settlers, it was much less than that of South Africa, whose history parallels American history. In 1903, British whites were encouraged to settle in Kenya and it is called a settler colony. Ghana is not a settler colony of the British and the presence or absence of a large white presence makes... British indirect rule in Ghana, Kenya and S. Africa One of the basic principles of the British Rule in the colonies across the world - Anglophone colonialism - has been the indirect rule and the British worked with traditional leaders as a way of indirect rule in African countries such as Ghana, ...
Napoleon's Rule
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...Rule Introduction The objective of a historian is to gain insight into the realities and ideas which shaped the lives of men and women of past societies, and not collection of facts as is the common misconception. Studying people from past societies allows us to discover the rich diversity of human experience even though some of the institutions and beliefs may seem strange to us. Studying history involves looking into desires and beliefs, institutions and practices of human beings; these give us an insight into the problems, values, ideas and the foundation of modern institutions. In essence, history lets us know how we came to be who we are and makes it possible for us to get a new... Napoleon’s Rule...
American History
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...rule in the Philippines in 1899 The motive was to subdue an independence movement that threatened the safety of the Filipinos Civilization and Christianization were the other two motives Philippines put up a spirited resistance against American imperialism This turned into a guerrilla warfare that lasted until 1902 Americans were ashamed of American imperialism on the Philippines The Philippines stayed under American rule until after the Second World War 3. Civilization Civilization in the U.S meant growth of institutions such as a democratic government and industries The American civilization was characterized by a westward expansion The Americans sought... no. American history Part One:...
Golden Rule In Philosphy
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...Rule in many African traditional religions. Wilson (1991) provides an example of a Yoruba proverb (from the region of present day Nigeria) which states, “One going to take a pointed stick to pinch a baby bird should first try it on himself to feel how it hurts.” Even the Native American people developed numerous cultures that seemed to take the principles of the Golden Rule to heart. For example, an ancient Pueblo Indian saying translates to mean “We are all in one nest” with its full connotations... The Golden Rule Throughout history and in every culture, some concept of religion has emerged to greater or lesser extent. The Greeks felt they were presided over by a great number of gods and demi-gods ...
Rule of Law
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...rule of law as laid out by Raz The Rule of Law and its Virtue' 1977, 93 LQR) a satisfactory explanation of the rule of law The changes ushered into the British legal system ride on the crescent wave of voices and policies in the European community that seek to uphold the primacy of human rights and due process, particularly when made vulnerable by antiquated state structures and legal institutions. The clear trend has been to favor the sanctity of individual liberties over the preservation of traditionalist and vanguardist policies. As stated by O'Donnell (2004): "a truly democratic rule of law ensures political rights, civil liberties, and mechanisms of accountability... Are the principles of the rule ...
The Exclusionary Rule
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...American society in general they had become an essential fabric of the legal landscape.4 While the actual reasoning behind the exclusionary rule may be somewhat hazy at times, especially in these early cases when it was being initially being developed, and before its progeny had fleshed out the whole, its institution seems to have been catalysed by a view of the whole framework of the legal system5: ''If letters and private documents can thus be seized and held and used in evidence against a citizen accused of an offense, the protection of the Fourth Amendment declaring his right to be secured against such searches and seizures... it is inconvenient. It is then that the real power of having...
Aba Model Rule: Ethics.
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...RULE: ETHICS The purpose of this assignment is to provide a critical discussion on the topic of ethics based on information provided in the Dewey and Jones case study. The format that this paper will utilize is to first identify questions pertaining to the case and then provide an answer based on relevant literature. The first question identified asked what ethical rules are involved using the ABA Model rules? It is the case that rule 1.5 (a) of the American Bar Association clearly identifies that “A lawyer shall not make an agreement for, charge, or collect an unreasonable fee or an unreasonable amount for expenses.” specifically speaking section 1 identifies that a the time and labor... ? ABA MODEL...
English-Rule Only
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...rule English-Only Rule English-Rule Only Language loss is a global phenomenon and is accelerating among indigenous groups especially in the United States. Majority of the Native American vernaculars are spoken only by the elders as growing numbers of children mostly speak English. Comparisons are being drawn between the threat to language diversity and the threat to biological diversity. Biomorphic metaphor can be simple and misleading. They largely distort answers to critical questions in formulating a policy response which can lead to language loss. How can this be reversed is the question that this paper seeks to answer. Introduction Every employee deserves... the opportunity to achieve...
English-only rule
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...rule English-Only Rule English-Rule Only Language loss isa global phenomenon and is accelerating among indigenous groups especially in the United States. Majority of the Native American vernaculars are spoken only by the elders as growing numbers of children mostly speak English. Comparisons are being drawn between the threat to language diversity and the threat to biological diversity. Biomorphic metaphor can be simple and misleading. They largely distort answers to critical questions in formulating a policy response which can lead to language loss. How can this be reversed is the question that this paper seeks to answer. Introduction Every employee deserves... the opportunity to achieve...
ABA MODEL RULE
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...RULE: ETHICS The purpose of this assignment is to provide a critical discussion on the topic of ethics based on information provided in the Dewey and Jones case study. The format that this paper will utilize is to first identify questions pertaining to the case and then provide an answer based on relevant literature. The first question identified asked what ethical rules are involved using the ABA Model rules? It is the case that rule 1.5 (a) of the American Bar Association clearly identifies that “A lawyer shall not make an agreement for, charge, or collect an unreasonable fee or an unreasonable amount for expenses.” specifically speaking section 1 identifies that a the time and labor... ABA MODEL...
Collapse of Communist rule
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...Rule Introduction If the Cold War can be considered a time of Communist expansion, the late 80s and early 90s can certainly be considered its downfall throughout much of the world. Seemingly one even after another cause the various regimes to reconsider the way the government in their respective governments operated, and a gradual move away from Communism resulted. This can be seen in the numerous countries of Eastern Europe that had adopted the Communist model, in addition to East Germany and certainly the former Soviet Union. Collapse of Communist Rule in Eastern Europe The end of the 1980s was certainly a time of immense change throughout the Eastern block of countries... ? Collapse of Communist Rule...
"Taylor Rule and Inflation Targeting"
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...American economy would be more transparent and increasingly stable. The use of inflation targeting by the central bank in U.S would enable the economy to respond to economic shocks in the short run since inflation targeting entails “rules” and “discretion” in monetary policy (Jahan, 2015). References Hetzel, R. L. (2000). The Taylor Rule: Is It a Useful Guide to Understanding Monetary Policy? Retrieved from https://www.richmondfed.org/-/media/richmondfedorg/publications/research/economic_quarterly/2000/spring/pdf/hetzel.pdf Jahan, S. (2015). Inflation Targeting: Holding the Line. Retrieved from http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/basics/target.htm... Taylor Rule and Inflation Targeting al...
Majority Rule and Minority Rights
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...rule system. A close evaluation of the various branches of government reveals that the only body that is designed to be truly responsive to the will of the majority is the House of Representatives, established under Article 1. The President is not even directly elected by the people under Article 2 of the Constitution; the Senate's lengthy six year terms arguably insulate its members from the whim of the majority (Article 1); and members of the Supreme Court, where the buck truly stops on how Americans are governed, are appointed for life... Majority Rule and Minority Rights Respect for minority rights in Western liberal democracies has been a critical element for ensuring that the majority does not...
The Rule of Proximity
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...Rule of Proximity: Implications to Public Relations and Diplomacy Researchers in media, communications and public relations have previously observed that when a particular event occurs at a particular location its newsworthiness in the news media at another locations depends much upon its proximity to that second location. This paper shall investigate whether this 'rule of proximity' translates in any degree, if at all, to the field of national public relations and diplomacy and in what manner, if it does, it does so. Newsworthiness: The newsworthiness of an event depends upon certain salient features of that event. Some of these features or news values...
AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865
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...American governmental control. In the case of the Philippines on the other hand, the effect was the emboldening of armed action by the locals against the United States, and of a decidedly negative reception to the idea of American rule with the contrary positive inclination towards the achievement of self-determination on the part of the Philippine natives (Kinzer 2006). III. Continuities in CIA Interventions Between the Cold War Era and the Imperial Era American government interventions in outside territories in the two identified eras also had marked continuities in many respects. One here... American History Since 1865 Table of Contents I. Introduction 3 II. Differences in CIA Interventions Between...
Why We Need The Exclusionary Rule
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...Americans is safeguarded as it was proved in the case of Langdon v. People, 133 Illinois 382 [1890]. In this case, the court held that it was not in order for “seizure pursuant to search warrant of official state documents was unlawful within appellant’s possession”. Nonetheless, it should be appreciated that the rule is limiting in various scenarios. This is compounded by the increasing complexity of the crimes. Current trends indicate that the frequency and complexity of crimes has increased significantly therefore, requiring the police to have a search warrant in all scenarios can limit effective recovery of critical evidence. Moreover, failing to use...
Rule of Law Master Essay
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...rule of law is not a legal rule, whether in the context of the British constitution or any other, buta political and moral principle" (Ian Loveland) It may be thought that "The rule of law is not a legal rule, whether in the context of the British constitution or any other, but a political and moral principle." As there is no compulsion to obey the law opens the way to an easy validation of disobedience on moral and political grounds. Basically, law is contextual; as it is embedded in practice and institution, and takes its substance from existing patterns of human demeanor and relations (Jefferson Powell, 1993). To an...
Why We Need The Exclusionary Rule
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...Americans is safeguarded as it was proved in the case of Langdon v. People, 133 Illinois 382 [1890]. In this case, the court held that it was not in order for “seizure pursuant to search warrant of official state documents was unlawful within appellant’s possession”. Nonetheless, it should be appreciated that the rule is limiting in various scenarios. This is compounded by the increasing complexity of the crimes. Current trends indicate that the frequency and complexity of crimes has increased significantly therefore, requiring the police to have a search warrant in all scenarios can limit effective recovery of critical evidence. Moreover, failing to use...
American Trade and Imperialism
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...American trade and imperialism. Political Consequences The beginning and the continued adoption and practice of imperialism policy by America resulted to significant political consequences on the history of America and other foreign nations. For instance, this policy led to the scramble for advanced powers by America and other major powers like Britain and France. This derived the aspect of colonization where certain continents like Africa and Asia became subjects of American rule (Euro 1). Specific countries and regions like Cuba, Hawaii, and China lost their independence to America. At the same time, the scramble for advanced powers saw America and other major world powers as France... American Trade...
China: Maos Rule and Legacy
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...Rule and Legacy At the conclusion of the Chinese Civil War in 1949, Mao Zedong and his Chinese Communist Party came into power and established the People's Republic of China. Over the next 20 years, Chairman Mao would work to bring a cultural revolution that would change the face of China forever. While Mao's tenure as the Chinese leader is controversial, it would be fair to say that he had both successes and failures; specifically, he succeeded in some of his social and domestic economic development plans, but his Marxist philosophy did not serve him well on the international stage. After his death in 1976, the leadership which followed him held to some of his ideas... YOUR FULL YOUR China: Mao's...
Violence, the American Creed and the Rulling Class
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...American Creed and the Ruling The United s of America as a country has historically been rooted in the ideals of democracy and individual freedom. From the moment when America’s founding fathers signed the Declaration of Independence, they acknowledged that the country was to be established on the grounds that all men were created equal and deserving of the chance to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Through time this has become consolidated into what Swedish author Gunnar Myrdal has coined as the “American Creed” – a belief in the essential dignity of all human beings and their inalienable right to democracy, liberty and equal opportunity. This creed has become... History 131B Violence, the...
Exclusionary Rule by the Supreme Court
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...Rule Presented Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule The Fourth Amendment Exclusionary Rule requires evidence obtained as a result of official lawlessness to be excluded from any case in Supreme Court. The clause aims at excluding any probative evidence as a result of illegal acquisition of such evidence (Ma, 2012). In other words, the Supreme Court through the Exclusionary rule aimed at excluding any type of evidence obtained through official lawlessness; the American derivation of the Exclusionary rule is considered unique as a result of its deterrence rationale, as well as a mandatory nature in which it applies. Therefore, the Supreme Court justifies the use... Learning Herring, v. United...
Pain spectacles rule the roost
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...rule the roost Of all other discriminations that we are aware of, Peter Singer (5 April 1973) had reminded us, “one should alwaysbe wary of talking of “the last remaining form of discrimination,”” which is the discrimination carried out by humans towards animals. He argued that like any racist or sexist, we believe that animals have an inferior status to us because they belong to some other species and calls this attitude, ‘speciecism’ (Singer, 5 April 1973). It is true that humans have never had the habit of viewing animals as equals. But are we as a species, sympathetic to even other human beings’ pain, once we shed the cultural and moralistic attires that we have learned to wear... Pain spectacles...
Majority Rule and Minority Rights Essay
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...American citizen at voting age to take part in any election and make a choice on any candidate of choice. All of the above examples obviously project the notion that under the American Constitution, majority rule is limited to legislative functions of government to ensure an egalitarian society. Reference... Order # 221945 THE CONCEPTS OF MAJORITY RULE AND MINORITY RIGHTS "Majority rule is a means for organizing government and deciding public issues", according to the United States of America International Information (http://usinfo.state.gov/products/pubs/principles/majority.htm. ret: 4/21/08). Practically, this is another route to liberty which may mean that not a single perso...
Explain the concept of majority rule with minority rights
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...rule with respect for minority rights is a significant factor in American government or policy. First of all, one of the main objectives for the state is to get a trust and belief in its government and policy. Minority groups need to be sure that the government will make everything possible to guarantee and protect their rights. If it will be accomplished, in the nature of facts such minority groups can and will participate in their country's democratic institutions. The other important issue is that it is the moral duty and responsibility of a democratic government to protect the rights of the minority groups. Only... Objective IV4 102.6.6-13 Explain the concept of majority rule with minority rights....
Anthropological Research
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...American rule and have sub groups like Carolines, Marshalls and Marianas. The important aspect in the affinity group is that they have US colonial rule as common experience and have diverse evolutions for their other identities. The interest in studying the above-mentioned group is that they are affected by US rule and the sub groups have enough diversity. The obstacles regarding study of this group can be overcome by the lot of research and academic work available on the group. The ethical consideration in this paper is considering Micronesia as a culture and studying the group... Submitted: Anthropological Research The affinity group in this research will be Micronesians who spent a lot of time under...
Iran during the rule of Ayatollah Khomeini
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...rule of Shah which gave more influence to Khomeini. Although thousands of kilometers away from Iran in Paris, Khomeini set the course of the revolution, urging Iranians not to compromise and ordering work stoppages against the regime. This resulted into revolution among the supporters of Khomeini against the Shah. Khomeini returned to Iran on the condition that Shah left the country, which he... Gopal Pottabathni 29 November 2007 Life Under The Regime Of Ayatollah Khomeini I. Initial Life Ayatollah Ruhullah Musawi came into this world on 21 September 1902 through Ayatullah Sayid Mustafa Musawi and Hajiyah Aga Khanam in the town of Khomein, South of the capital Tehran, Iran. When he was five months old,...
Researched Literary Analysis "Rule of the Bone"
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...Rule of the Bone: a Novel. HarperCollins, 1996. Print. Herron, Jerry. American Anger and the Lost Art of Liking. JSTOR, 1996. Google Scholar. Web. 7 Aug. 2013. Holt... ?Rule of the Bone Think about Bone's culture and how his social status plays upon his development. How is represented? How are the beliefs of society manifested by Bone and confronted by Bone? What social ideas or occurrences help shape Bone's development? Basically the question being examined is,"Does Bone become part of the superstructure or does he 'rage against the machine'? Introduction “Rule of the Bone” is an interesting novel for a number of reasons. It concerns a 14 year old protagonist coming of age, experiencing a number of...
Golden Rule of Capital Accumulation and Macroeconomic Policy
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...rule of capital accumulation and macroeconomic policy The long-run growth model or the Solow Growth Model was developed by Nobel laureate Robert Solow. This model discusses about the long run accumulation of capital stock that is consistent with the steady state rate of growth in the particular economy. This is the neo-classical model of economic growth. In 1946, Robert Solow and T. W. Swan independently developed this exogenous growth model. This steady state rate of growth is consistent with the economy’s natural rate of output. Policymakers use this model to understand why different countries grow at different rates and this is the main relevance of this model. But this steady state rate... ?Golden...
Is China a 'rule maker' or a 'rule taker' in the international system?
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...rule maker’ or a ‘rule taker’ in the international system? Introduction China is considered to be an anti-status quo power (Kapur, 2006,p. 143). The standard international relations theory inspires the typical question. According to the realists, there exists an international governance architecture without active attempts from China in its creation. With the growing power of China, China would seek to alter the international institutions fundamentally and would replace them with the new institutions. Neoliberals, on the other hand place their focus upon the lack of comfort of the authoritarian regime of China with a multi-stakeholder system to predict the direction in which change would... ?Is China a...
American History - The Alaskan Purchase
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...American control, Russian citizens, some of which were born in Alaska and never knew their ancestral home were given the option to stay and become American citizens but the majority went back to Russia because of tensions that arose between the two nationalities during the changeover to American rule (Stevens). The benefits of the sale for the U.S. are numerous, substantial and continuous. The first Americans to profit from the sale... Alaska Purchase In the mid-1600’s, about the time that the British were colonizing the Atlantic coast region of North America, Russia occupied and had claimed the Northern Pacific region of the America’s now known as Alaska. Despite objections by many in both Russia and...
Golden Rule
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...Rule 09 May 2008 Golden Rule THE GOLDEN RULE: GENERAL ARGUMENTS AND DEFENSE The golden rule serves as a guide to conduct that is believed in most major religious and moral traditions. It has been articulated either positively as a command to do unto others as you would have them do unto you; or negatively, advocating that you not do to others what you would not want them to do to you. The rule's all encompassing simplicity has attracted countless trivializing counter-examples: Should followers of fried beetles serve them as a special exotic delicacy to their guests Or masochists impose their desired torments on unsuspecting friends Such inquiries, though, miss the sense of the rule... . It was...
Markovnikovs Rule
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...Rule. Introduction. Markovnokov’s Rule is a common rule that is often used in describing the results of most addition reactions in organic chemistry. This rule was formulated in 1870 by a Russian scientist named Viadimir Vasilevich Markovnikov. The rule states that whenever a protic acid (HX) is added to an alkene, the hydrogen acid (H) becomes attached to the carbon that has less alkyl substituent, whereas the halide (X) group becomes attached to the carbon with increased alkyl substituent. This clearly implies that the atom of hydrogen is added to the carbon possessing a high number of atoms of hydrogen, with the x component being added to the carbon atom with a minimal... Testing Markovnikov’s Rule....
Exclusionary rule and the fruit of the poisonus tree
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...American society in general they had become an essential fabric of the legal landscape.4 While the actual reasoning behind the exclusionary rule may be somewhat hazy at times, especially in these early cases when it was being initially being developed, and before its progeny had fleshed out the whole, its institution seems to have been catalysed by a view of the whole framework of the legal system5: If letters and private documents can thus be seized and held and used in evidence against a citizen accused of an offense, the protection of the Fourth Amendment declaring his right to be secured against such searches and seizures... . It is then that the real power of having a system in which men...
Volcker Rule
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...Rule The Volcker Rule was endorsed in as part of the financial reform law by Dodd-Frank. The legislation prohibits commercial banks fromhedging funds. Its purpose, according to its advocate Paul Volcker, is to prevent or stop banks from taking unnecessary risks with the funding advantage offered by the federal deposit insurance. Volcker states that the proprietary trading weakened completely the financial system just for trader bonuses and bank profits (Editorial Board 2012, par. 1). However, this new federal rule or legislation is attracting protests from both local and foreign governments. These governments argue that the rule would make it hard for them to access loans for their public... Volcker Rule ...
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...Americans as remarkably written in its history. It is in this reason that the country is a significant subject for assessment of the overall impact of colonialism. Colonialism in the Philippines is something that is an issue of the past that remarkably emphasized Filipinos’ resistance against imperialism (Pomeroy 45). Filipinos were known in the past to resist colonial rule. This can be significantly proven by the presence of revolutionaries, and anti-imperialists movements by then (Pomeroy 45). As a result to this, the strong resistance of the Filipinos... Assessment of the overall impact of colonialism in the Philippines Philippines is a Southeast Asian nation subjugated by Spaniards, Japanese and...
Rule of law as one of the basic principles of the English constitution
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...Rule of Law. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1998. 3. Allan, T.R.S. Constitutional Justice: A Liberal Theory of the Rule of Law. New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. 4. Allan, T.R. S. Law, Liberty, and Justice: The Legal Foundations of British Constitutionalism. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press, 1993. 5. Elster, Jon and Rune Slagstad, eds. Constitutionalism and Democracy. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1988. 6. Sager, Lawrence G. Justice in Plainclothes: A Theory of American Constitutional Practice. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004. 7. Chemerinsky, Erwin. Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies. New York: Aspen, 2nd...
Postal rule
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...RULES The postal rule or mailbox rule or postal acceptance rule is an expression used in the common law contract, which helps to establish the timing of an offer and acceptance when mail is considered as a medium of receipt. The common principle states that a contract can only be formed when acceptance is communicated to an offer. However, the postal rule is an exception to the common principle as it states that a contract can only be formed when a properly addressed and prepaid letter of acceptance is posted. One justification given for this rule can be said to be that the offered appoints the post office as its agent and the receipt of acceptance taken by the post office... been made to the...
Exclusionary Rule
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...RULE Exclusionary Rule Case Brief: Monell v. New York Department of Social Services, 436 U.S. 658 (1978) Facts Aclass of female employees in the New York’s Department of Social Services and Education Board, in July 1971, complained that the Department and the Board, as a matter or of official policy, had compelled pregnant female employees to go for unpaid leave of absence before the leaves were need as a result because of medical reasons. Under the 42 U.S.C. 1983, the employees sought back-pay and injunctive relief for being unlawfully forced to take unpaid leave (“Monell, et al. v. Department of Social Services of the City of New York et al.,” 1978). The defendants in this case were... EXCLUSIONARY...
Post-Implementation Challenges of the Model Audit Rule
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...Rule Practice Note Subcomittee. A public policy notice, Model Audit Rule. Washington, D.C: American Academy of Actuaries.... ? Post-implementation challenges of the model audit rule Post Implementation Challenges of the Model Audit Rule Introduction The Model Audit Rule is a development by NAIC. Its objective is to ensure that insurers operate within set standards in serving their customers. It helps to reduce governance scandals for corporate and for the restoration and sustainability of investor confidence in regarding negativity of public perception. The Model Audit Rule is designed with several reforms for the elimination of conflicting interests and strengthening internal controls of companies on...
American history
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...American colonies during the late period of British rule in the Americas, Morgan argues that the dual and polarizing concepts of slavery and freedom were both “intertwined and interdependent, the rights of Englishmen supported on the wrongs of Africans...The American Revolution only made the contradictions more glaring” (26). Thus, while the American revolutionaries sought to wrestle the bonds of British colonial rule through an appeal to the universality of man and the natural human rights which demand freedom, liberty and independence from a foreign ruler... Slavery and Freedom: The American Paradox Arguably the most prosperous country in the world, the United s has developed incredibly quickly and...
American Revolution
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...rule. During the political upheaval that accompanied the American Revolution in the second half of the 18th century, thirteen colonies from the North of America joined together. These colonies broke from the British Empire and combined to become the United States of America. First, the colonies turned down the authority of the Great Britain Parliament, which aimed at governing them overseas and denied them representation. This lack... American Revolution This paper seeks to explore the American revolutionary war. The paper will focus on the events that triggered the onset of the war and 1other leading causes of the war. The paper will also focus on events that took place during the revolution. Moreover, ...
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