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Attorney Obligation
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...Attorney Ethical Obligations of a Defense and Prosecuting Attorney According to Merryman (2006), attorneys are entitled to ethical obligations, closely related to their professional code of conduct. It is upon each and every practicing attorney to adhere to these ethical obligations as set by the state bar associations. If the attorney acts contrary to what has been stipulated he or she is liable to face disciplinary action from the bar. Defense Attorney According to Goldman (2006) the defense attorney is charged with the responsibility of representing people who are facing criminal charges. The three ethical obligations that bind the defense attorney... Ethical Obligations of a Defense and Prosecuting...
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Attorney-client
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...ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE Attorney-Client Privilege: How Far is Too Far? YOUR Attorney-Client Privilege: How Far is Too Far? This paper will create a hypothetical scenario between an attorney and her client where the attorney-client privilege would apply. Following that, an added fact to the same instance will demonstrate an occasion where not only does attorney-client privilege not apply, it would be a violation of the law for the attorney to not report to the authorities regarding the privileged information. In this case, John Doe has retained Ms. Smith to represent him in defense of a murder charge where he is guilty. During the course of the client interview and conversations, Mr... Running Head:...
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Complaints Against an Attorney
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...Attorney Process for Filing a Complaint against an Attorney Introduction The Attorney Grievance Commission (AGC) is the Michigan Supreme Court’s investigative and prosecutorial body responsible for allegations of attorney misconduct. This legal body functions to promote the integrity of Bar and thereby intends to enhance the reputation of courts and legal profession. All attorneys licensed and permitted to practice law by the State Bar of Michigan are under the jurisdiction of AGC. The main aim of the AGC is to make attorneys accountable for their misconduct and to “determine that the allegations do not merit formal disciplinary action” (Attorney Grievance... Process for Filing a Complaint against an...
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Attorney disciplinary board vs. Moothart
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...Attorney disciplinary board vs. Gerald Anthony Lyman Moothart In this case, the lawyer’s actions were multiple ethical violationsof disciplinary rules with regard to relationships and interactions with five women. These interactions and relationships occurred between 20006 and 2011 and includes allegations of sexual relations, sexual harassment and conflicts of interests as a result of the relationship between the attorney and one of the victims. The complaint alleged that Moothart, the respondent in this case, engaged in sexual harassment with the five women while in the practice of law, which was a violation of Iowa’s rule of professional conduct. The attorney sexually harassed... Iowa Supreme Court...
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Evans vs H. M. Attorney General
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...Attorney General The release of certain information, under the 2000 Freedom of Information Act, might harm international relationships. The publication of other information might influence the conduct of talks. If tactical any information is released, then it may put troops in danger. An instance is what transpired when Wikileaks published emails and internal memos that seemed to criticise allies of the United States. However, it also taught government officers on how they should be interacting properly, as well as effectively. In general, this act agitates for accountability of elected and appointed government officers to the general public that they serve. The United Kingdom Court... Evans v H. M....
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Attorney General v. Blake and Another
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...Attorney General v. Blake and Another [2000] Affiliation Case Case Attorney General v. Blake and Another [2000] UKHL 45; [2000] 4 All ER 385; [2000] 3 WLR 625 (27th July, 2000) House of Lords: Lord Nicholls of Birkenhead Lord Goff of Chieveley Lord Browne-Wilkinson Lord Steyn Lord Hobhouse of Wood-borough Judges of the Case: The judges of this case were Lord Nicholls, Lord Goff of Chieveley, Lord Browne-Wilkinson and Lord Steyn. These four judges were responsible for managing the exceptional cases and all the issues regarding this case (Glanvill, 1967). Date of the Case: 27 July 2000 2. Central legal issue(s): The current case belonged to the breaching of contract issue held in between two... Attorney...
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Role of a judge and role of a defense attorney
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...attorney to defend the client in a lawsuit from either criminal or civil case (Siegel, 2009, p.409). The real responsibility is to aim for probable acquital as there is a need to substantially increase the burden of proof on the part of the prosecutor to prevent conviction in as much as possible. In some cases, the defense attorney may also serve as the one who would make... 1. At all times, it is the living role of a judge to make sure that the law is followed. The judge must ensure to hear both sides of the story in theevent of a case trial prior to emancipating actual verdict (Gibson & Cavadino, 2008, p.169). If a judge tries to handle a case with a jury, it is his responsibility to guarantee the...
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Final Project: Memo to the Attorney General : Cyber Bullying
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...Attorney General which will also include... Cyber Bullying: The growing menace and how to tackle it? Introduction: The Internet has probably revolutionized modern day communication in a way no other technology has been able to achieve. It has the ability to remove geographical boundaries and communicate in a variety of media that includes writing, audio, and video at costs that are affordable and in practical ways. Anyone with a PC with access to the Internet can keep in touch with family, friends, colleagues, and even strangers without being techno savvy. But as with any other inventions or technological breakthroughs, the Internet also has fallen pray to various forms of misuse. Viruses, hacking, and...
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The difference between the roles of the prosecutor and the defense attorney
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...attorney, besides other important personnel such as the Judge, police, and probation officers among others (Grant, 2002). This is due to the fact that these two individuals facilitate the building of cases against offenders, which enables the judge to make informed judgments in a case based on the evidence presented as well as counter arguments brought forward by the defendant. This is in the light of promoting democracy, which is a fundamental principle, which ensures that human rights are protected at all times regardless of one’s social or economic status. One... of these human rights is the right to a fair trial based on the rule of law, which considers one innocent of the charges brought...
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Texas Attorney General
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...Juvenile Detention Center During court hearings, some juveniles are directly released to the community under community-based programs of rehabilitation. For the juveniles who pose a threat to the society, they are taken to supervised juvenile detention centers. There are two types of detention centers: secure confinement and secure detention. In secure detention, the juveniles are detained in the facility for a short period while awaiting present trial hearings and other placement decisions. Keeping the juveniles in detention that is secure ensures community safety and court appearances (LaRusso, Romer & Selman, 2008). Secure confinement indicates that the court has committed a juvenile... Detention...
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Ethical dilemmas permeate the criminal justice system. (The Parole Board, The Warden, The District Attorney, The Officer)
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...Attorney As a District Attorney, Martha’s obligation is to handle criminal cases in behalf of the state. Short of saying that Martha should win each and every criminal case within her jurisdiction. Further, as part... The Parole Board In this question, Robert faces the question of priority – which is more important, decongestion of overcrowded prisons or safetyof the community from ex-convicts. As chair of the parole board, one of the functions and objectives of Robert is to see to it that the prison cells are well-kept, and the prisoners are taken care of in the most humane way as possible. Thus, Robert should endeavour to maintain the high standards set for a state prison. In the same way, Robert’s...
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What disparity is there between defendants outcomes when you retain a private attorney versus a public defender in a criminal trial
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...attorney, the prosecutor and the judge. Although both the jury and the accused person are important participants in the criminal trial their functions are primarily influenced by the manner in which the three role players conduct the trial. In other words, the jury’s view of the defendant which will determine his fate is dictated by how the case is presented by legal council for both sides. The judge’s role is impartial and he will preside over the substantive and procedural conduct of the trial. While the presiding judge’s job is to ensure that the prosecution presents the case... Introduction In a typical US criminal trial there are essentially three active role players. They are the defense...
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The classic account given by Dicey of the doctrine of the supremacy of Parliament, pure and absolute as it was, can now be seen to be out of place in the modern United Kingdom. Lord Steyn in R (on the application of Jackson and others) v Attorney Ge
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...Attorney General- An Analysis It is widely acknowledged that there is no written constitution in UK. Due to want of modern written constitution, the varieties of norms which one would usually observe are not available under UK’s judicial map except to the magnitude to which they have been borrowed from the membership of the European Union and from the European Convention of Human Rights. Though, the judiciary was not isolated institutionally from the Parliament... Topic: ‘The ic account given by Dicey of the doctrine of the supremacy of Parliament, pure and absolute as it was, can now be seen to be out of place in the modern United Kingdom.’ Lord Steyn in R (on the application of Jackson and others) v...
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Law website
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...attorney is licensed in order for him or her to practice (American Bar Association et al., 2010). 2. Can the attorney list a legal specialty on the webpage? a. Yes, attorney can deliberately list his or her legal specialty on the website. Some states in the United States have provided outline or guidelines to be lowed or adhered to by the attorneys while using... the internet to list their specialty. b. If so, are there specific rules that have to be followed? Some of such states include Iowa, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee as well as Texas and Florida. c. Is the attorney allowed to state that s/he is a certified personal injury litigator? No. Except when...
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Professional Responisbility Ethics
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...Attorney has selected a Legal Assistant. Presently, the highly skilled and experienced Legal Assistant is almost single-handedly managing the clients. According to the information, the legal assistant is the only source of information for the clients, and Attorney stays away from answering the queries of the clients. Also, it is the Legal assistant who discusses with the clients as to which doctor to see, how to handle calls from the insurance company, and the status of the case. And the Attorney, after reading the draft prepared by the Legal Assistant, decides whether the firm would handle the case... ? Professional Responsibility Ethics: Case Study It becomes evident from the given case study that...
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Ethics in Criminal Justice
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...attorney are often idealized and misunderstood in terms of how our media represents these actors, they retain distinct ethical and moral obligations that are engendered in the jobs they perform. As such, this brief analysis will work to define the moral and ethical responsibilities that these positions necessarily engender. Likewise, the analysis will attempt to provide distinct examples of what moral and ethical responsibilities that each of these attorneys has. Lastly, these responsibilities will be analyzed and discussed... Section/# Ethics in Criminal Justice: A Brief Exploration of the Role of Key Figures within the Criminal Justice System Although the roles of the defense and prosecuting attorne...
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Right to Counsel Essay
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...attorney of the suspect/defendant. Police investigators do not appreciate the suspects’ attorney intervention in the case because in several cases the defendant is not held responsible because of the efforts made by his or her attorney. Justice Jackson stated in a trial that the main duty of lawyers is to protect and work in the best interest of their clients and he should not refrain from his duty to help the society in solving a crime. A lawyer has to save his client in every way possible under any situation. To tackle the lawyers, police... officials should have enough information about different laws otherwise the wise attorney will help their client in getting a safe...
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A 1,050- to 1,400- word paper in which you analyze the aspect(s) of a suspect/defendants right to counsel. Examine the development of right to counsel and when the suspect/defendants right to counsel attaches to criminal procedure, as well as the ri
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...attorney of the suspect/defendant. Police investigators do not appreciate the suspects’ attorney intervention in the case because in several cases the defendant is not held responsible because of the efforts made by his or her attorney. Justice Jackson stated in a trial that the main duty of lawyers is to protect and work in the best interest of their clients and he should not refrain from his duty to help the society in solving a crime. A lawyer has to save his client in every way possible under any situation. To tackle the lawyers, police officials... Right to counsel Affiliation Right to counsel Introduction During the procedure of an investigation related to crime, police officials usually face the...
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Paralegal Duties and Case Scenarios
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...attorney to provide him or her legal advices on certain legal issues or as a counsel in a controversy... Paralegal Duties and Case Scenarios Case In the legal perspective, a witness is a person who comes to court to provide testimony on matters he or she has a direct knowledge or to bring documents or records that are in his or her possession. He or she comes in the aid of the court in determining the truthfulness of the issues in a controversy. A client on the other hand, is someone who hired or engaged the services of a professional of a certain filed. An example is a person who went to a doctor for the treatment of his or her illness. In the legal sense, a client is one who engaged the services of an...
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Criminal Law Prosecutors Perspective
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...attorney is necessarily the most ethically contentious, this is not always the case. Both prosecutors and defense attorneys are bound by law to uphold the specific interests of those they represent. In the case of the defense attorney, this oftentimes means that they are arguing against punishment for a known criminal. In other cases, it means that they are arguing for a reduced sentence for a known criminal. Likewise, prosecuting attorneys must represent the state and seek a conviction regardless of the extenuating circumstances or severity of the crime... Section/# Perspectives and Ethical Issues Related to the Role of a Criminal Prosecutor Although many people assumethat the role of the defense...
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Among the strategies used by the defense to absolve their clients of criminal intent and nullify prosecution arguments that suggest their clients have committed crimes, defense counsels may argue that their client suffers from insanity or temporary insani
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...Attorneys may employ affirmative defense, in an attempt to exempt their client of crimes of which they are charged. In affirmative defense, the attorney fails to decline the crime committed by the client. However, the attorney will provide adequate proof to demonstrate that it was not the clients’ rightful will to commit the alleged crime. For instance, the attorney may argue that the client was suffering from impermanent or total mental illness (Champion, Rabe & Hartley, 2008). This provides one instance of affirmative defense. Another category of affirmative defense is the entrapment. In this, the attorney argues that their clients could have engaged... Affirmative Defense Task: Affirmative Defense...
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Internship at a defense attorneys office
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...attorney the legal consequences that both of us can face for hiding a weapon. I will inform the attorney that even if we return the package to the defendant we can face the charges of felony. After clearing my views in this particular case, I will let the attorney know that I will inform law enforcing agencies about... Law Internship Law Internship The aim of this paper is to provide information about the legal consequences of returning the package to the defendant. If the package is of such a nature that it consist of a gun that might have been used in the crime and can be used as proof by the law enforcing agencies than it should not be kept in hiding from them. In the first case, I will tell the attor...
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Week 4
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...attorney can find pitfalls from the testimony and use them to their advantage. Three ways the testimony can be distorted are by finding pitfalls from previous testimonies, locating pitfalls from in the professional field of the testimony and realize the stand of the witness... Tactics to Elicit or Distort Testimony from an Expert Witness Affiliation Tactics to Elicit or Distort Testimony from anExpert Witness During a hearing or deposition, the direction of a case is mostly directed by the testimony of the expert witness. The witness provides the actual facts of a case from a neutral point of view. For this reason, judges or the jury consider the witness as a major source of information. However, an atto...
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Risk management and insurance
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...attorney. I like the occupation and have had a lot of interest in law fora long time. An insurance attorney deals with federal and state laws governing the insurance business according to Law Info (2012). Many people, when faced with insurable losses, need the services of an insurance attorney for legal advice and to argue cases on their behalf. As an Insurance attorney, I have the option to work with an insurance firm or go into private practice. My least preferred occupation is that of an insurance agent. As an insurance agent, one is charged with the responsibility of contacting potential clients, selling different... Insurance Occupations Introduction I have always desired to be an Insurance...
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Medicaid Fraud in the state of Virginia
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...Attorney general’s Office, 2013). The United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Neil H. MacBride made this announcement. The ruling comes in the wake of a guilty plea that Gilchrist made on February 19, 2013. Investigations into the case reveal how individuals are defrauding the Medicaid program in Virginia... Medicaid Fraud in the of Virginia Medicaid Fraud in the of Virginia A court in Norfolk, Virginia, has sentenced Angie L. Gilchrist, 58, to 33 months in prioson and a three-year term of supervised release for defrauding the Virginia Medicaid Program. Gilchrist has also been ordered to pay the sum of $294,713 as restitution to the Virginia Medicaid Program (The United States...
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John D. Ashcroft, Petitioner, V. Abdullah Al-Kidd
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...Attorney General John D Ashcroft, gave the authorization to federal agents for the unlawful detention of the petitioner under the suspicion that he is involved in “terrorism” activities, while he has been “boarding a plane” to Saudi Arabia (Supreme Court of the United States, 2010, p.1). The officers claimed... John D Ashcroft Vs Abdullah Al-Kidd: Unlawful Detention of Witness under Terrorism Suspicion Affiliation note with more information about affiliation, research grants, conflict of interest and how to contact John D Ashcroft Vs Abdullah Al-Kidd: Unlawful Detention of Witness under Terrorism Suspicion Facts of the Case: The respondent Abdullah Al-Kidd filed a petition alleging that the defendant, Att...
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Movie Review,
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...attorney’s rights are not in the statute. Amendment 6th and 14th defines attorneys’ rights. According to this statute, the court of law should provide a lawyer, in case the defendant is unable to hire one. Gideon fought for the right of getting... ? Gideon’s Trumpet Introduction In the movie’ Gideon’s Trumpet “Clarence Earl Gideon faces courts trial for anoffence he did not commit. During the trail, the court gives him a lawyer even though he does not require one. The setting of the movie recounts to the examination of the constitution and the necessary modifications since it portray the procedures of the constitution, that the law is superior to every person. The Fifth Amendment states the due...
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Comparing and contrasting
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...attorney was substituted and instead the appellant was suspended from practicing for one year. He was also not found guilty of unprofessional, dishonorable or unworthy conduct by the court. In the Davey case, the Law society brought against Meumann White a number... the circumstances of the case brought by the law society that MW has not been guilty of any wrongdoing. The court laid down a test for permissible advertising which is of the nature that is calculated to attract business unfairly and this is the only restraint placed on the entitlement of an attorney to advertise. Comparison They are both applications by the society concerned for the attorneys to...
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Miranda Warnings
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...attorney before speaking to the police and to have an attorney present during questioning now or in the future. Do you understand? If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you before any questioning if you wish. Do you understand? 4. If you decide to answer questions now without an attorney present you will still have the right to stop answering at any time until you... The first thing an officer always does is read the following after or during an arrest is read the following You have the right to remain silent and refuse to answer questions. Do you understand? 2. Anything you do say may be used against you in a court of law. Do you understand? 3. You have the right to consult an attor...
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Right to Counsel: Critical Stages of Criminal Proceedings
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...attorney refers to the Six Amendment right ofany criminal defendant to effective legal assistance throughout the important stages of their trial. The critical stages include; post-arrest questioning, line-ups, other identification processes, pre-trial hearings, arraignments and plea negotiations. The fundamental right also envisages the fact that some defendants do not have the resources to hire a legal defense counsel, and thus responds by obligating the government to assign one for every defendant or settle the legal expenses incurred by such defendants. In the landmark case of Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), the US Supreme Court... The Right to Counsel Number Right to counsel The right to...
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...Attorney, my arguments against allegations made by Alison to my client, Daddy, do not hold substantial ground for accusation. Alison does not have any prove to show that Daddy was guilty. Daddy was silent because he did not want to create an embarrassing scene in the presence of the visitors by arguing with his son, Alison. Student 3: As a judge my ruling on this case is that under Rule 104.The accused has the burden of proving innocent. If he/she remains silent, it is an indication that one is guilty. The burden consists of the following elements namely; the accused must hear the statement... Chapter CHAPTER Problem 13-8; On the Tube:”Barb-Accuse Based on the episode given, Alison entered in his...
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Criminal Justice the Case of Gideon Wainwright
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...attorney, the judge told him that in Florida, attorneys were appointed only to indigent defendants whose cases could result in death penalty if found guilty. The Issue of the Case After being denied an attorney to fight his case, Gideon... was sentenced to prison for five years. Gideon immediately filed a ‘habeas corpus’ petition, which was a petition claiming his release because of unjust trial and imprisonment. He sent this petition to the Supreme Court claiming that the conviction meted out to him was unconstitutional for the fact that his trial lacked a defense attorney. However, his petition was denied by the Florida Supreme Court and therefore Gideon once again appealed...
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Ethics and Public Official
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...Attorney. His supervisor Susan Greed has given him a go ahead to be an Assistant District Attorney. The paper conducts an analysis on the issue. Lino Dominguez can hold two positions as a County Commissioner and as an Assistant District Attorney. Lino Dominguez will not refuse the emolument; he will not have to give up the pay for one of the positions. Emoluments are the benefits or payment packages of an office (Pfiffner, John &Robert, 72). According to the constitution, assuming a state... Ethics and Public Official After elections Lino Dominguez was successfully elected as the Atascosa County Commissioner. At the same time, Lino Dominguez is an employee of Atascosa County as an Assistant District...
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Healthcare Law & Ethics - Advanced Directives
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...attorney. This is where someone appoints another person to make decisions on his behalf when he is incapacitated. Such instructions are witnessed by a competent person. For a living will to be applicable, it should meet specific conditions. Firstly, the will should be made by someone in his sound state... College: Health care A living will refers to written instructions where an individual specifically s what should happen to him or to his health in the event he is not able to make decisions due to incapacity or illness. The person who receives the instructions is called an agent. Apart from instructions to make decisions concerning the health of the issuer, the agent can also be given the power of an...
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Katherine Fernandez Rundle - Political Style
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...Attorney of Miami, Florida. Current state attorney of Miami is Katherine Fernandez Rundle. She was elected in 1993 and since then has been reelected 5 times (Cuban American Bar Association, 2011). Prosecutors adopt political styles because of the broad discretion that they exercise. There are three types of political styles that they choose: Office Conservator “Office Conservator” is a style where the prosecutors are happy with the status of the office. They retain majority of past employees and do not initiate change. Changes... not been very aggressive and also not waited for external factors to initiate the change. She has taken the initiative and come with innovative changes to bring...
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The Criminal Justice Process
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...attorney deals with the case. The state is bound to prove the guilt or a crime committed by the defendant on the basis of concrete evidence beyond any reasonable doubt. The defendant is absolved from the burden of proof since presumed innocent until the case is decided by the court. The pre trial stages identified herein below for felony cases will enable the readers to understand the criminal... Criminal Justice Process for a Felony Criminal Charge in a Court No: Criminal Justice Process for a Felony Criminal Charge in a State Court If a person commits a crime by violating the state law, he / she may be prosecuted under the law of the land. Usually in the United States of America, prosecuting att...
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Where do toll road fees go
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...Attorney, Mike Stafford, has a vested interest in deciding what to do with the money because he receives a small part of every fine. This gives him an incentive to try and fine people because he will directly benefit. Although state law states that it is up to the county attorney to decide what to do with the funds collected, it is only common... Where do toll road fees go? In the article “Where do toll road fees go?” written by Wayne Dolcefino, the abhorrent practice of misusing toll road fines is looked at in-depth. It does not matter if the money came from some indiscretions from members of the public, the money received from toll road fines should be considered as public funds. The Harris County...
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Creating film script by myself (This is not an essay)
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...Attorney Jones Men dressed in black suit are roaming around here and there carrying a number of files. One of the men in black... Deeper than it seems SCENE INTERIOR: - Master Bedroom. Morning A hazing sunlight falls over through the room window. Jessie covers her face with her hands closing her eyes tight. She slowly moves her hand on to check for Craig but cannot find him on the bed. Jessie moves out of the bed to look for Craig and checks the kitchen as usual. Unable to find him she enters the bath thinking that he would have left for work. As she opens the door of the washroom a surprised Jessie shouts with an overwhelming pitch “Craiiiiiiiiiiiiiig” Fades away SCENE 2 Interior: - Office of the Att...
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Policy Critique New Jersey use of force
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...Attorney General. The use of force policy is a comprehensive policy that defines several levels of force and qualifies the situation that would be required for the legal implementation of them. While the guidelines are thorough and detailed, they rely heavily on the officer's personal interpretation of events and the language of the policy. The policy also details the officer's responsibility when the policy has been violated or when there is a danger that the policy is about... Policy Critique New Jersey Use of Force Report on Less-Lethal Ammunition December 7, 2008 This paper reviews and evaluates the New Jersey Use of Force policy and the Report on Less-Lethal Ammunition issued by the New Jersey...
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Plea Bargaining
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...attorney is the one who would decide whether a plea bargain is suitable. This should not be the case. A prosecuting attorney can decide to let someone whom is convicted to accept a plea bargain. Sometimes the plea bargain is given to the wrong person. Plea bargaining should be abolished under certain circumstances. Crimes that are a felony offense should not be able to accept a plea bargain. If the charge is damaging enough to qualify as a felony, the charge should not be able to be lessened. Those who are guilty of a certain crime should be held responsible for the crime committed. To give an example of why plea bargaining should be abolished in some cases is important. If a man... ?PLEA BARGAINING Plea ...
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Week 8 CD Civil Litigation
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...attorney or the paralegal’s supervising attorney have requested for the examination. If a paralegal’s attorney has requested the examination of the opposing party, one may be requested to schedule the examination. In this situation, the paralegal should communicate; with the opposing counsel, to find out if they are objecting the examination (Kerley, Hames & Sukys, 2008). If they do not agree, then the paralegal may be requested to draft a proposed order and a motion for compulsory physical examination. However, most mental and physical examinations are normally carried out... CIVIL LITIGATION Civil Litigation What is the purpose of filling an interrogatory on the opposing party? An interrogatory may be...
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Case Scenario
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...attorney at or after judicial proceedings have been leveled against him/her. In Brewer v. Williams, the court of Supreme ruled that the respondent waived his... Law Case Scenarios Scenario Mark’s case can be well explained by the theory of ‘Social Disorganization Theory. The theory states that a person’s social and physical environments primarily influence his behavior and the choices or decisions that he/she makes (Kubrin & Weitzer, 2003). Therefore, given that mark dropped out of school to join the criminal gangs because he considered them more lucrative than going to school, implies that his social and physical environment influenced his decisions to quit school and join the criminal gangs. In...
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Analysis
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...attorney does not find pride in Mrs. Peter because she has been married by a cop. On that note, the attorney remarks she is “married to the law… (Glaspell 14) meaning she is a person who... ridiculing the roles played by women from the county attorney who is tasked with investigations to the sheriff. This is exemplified when the sheriff dismisses the fruits that have frozen in the cupboard instead of complimenting the hard work of the women. On the same perspective, views of marriage in, ‘Trifles’ is that of men who are constantly blaming women for their woes. This is apparent when the County attorney disparages the housekeeping skills of Mrs. Wright when...
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Performance appraisal practice
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...Attorney, 2007). Performance appraisal further encourages communication between the manager and the employee while conducting daily activities. This is because an effective evaluation method assists the employee in understanding how to interact with the manager by asking for guidance when necessary. In this way, trust and confidence is built between the manager and employee allowing them to interact more freely and efficiently. In addition, performance appraisal enables employee development through training and career guidance. The manager gets to realize the strengths and weaknesses the employee and decide the most efficient method... ? Performance Appraisal Practice Performance Appraisal Practice Q...
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Explaining the civil trial process
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...attorney makes... Civil Procedure and Trial Practice A civil case involves disputes that arise between individuals and/or organizations with facts revolving around laws of contracts, negligence, physical injury, tort, lease, and divorce amongst many others. Civil litigation is one sure way of resolving disputes and unresolved conflicts existing amongst individuals and/or organizations. In most cases, civil cases usually involve compensation of the plaintiff; the person who files complaint against the defendant; a person against whom complaints are filed (Albert, 2000). In most courts, the civil lawsuit process goes through five critical stages; jury selection, opening statements, presentation of...
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Evidence
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...attorney to permit any kind of representative to stand before the courtroom and present the evidence and witnesses engaged in the proceedings. The mother is therefore entitled to a maximum period of twenty days to submit a respond to the jury of the state. An attached subpoena that the court issued at the beginning of the trial should be handed out as a means of showing proof of chamber sittings between the mother’s attorney and the jury. California’s Business and Professions Code, 349a puts the mother’s lawyer in a state where he or she has to hand out an advance... Evidence al affiliation Law and legal process According to the civil of Procedure in California, the supreme courts shares similar...
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Plagiarism
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...attorney and the attorney ought to sure that the witnesses produce work based on their own knowledge and not something they heard (hearsay). The prosecutor and the attorney should also avoid coaching the witnesses as this may lead to perjury... Plagiarism in the criminal justice field How could this be problematic in your major field of study? Plagiarism is very real in the professional work place (Ferree & Pfeifer, 2013). In the past few years, there have been highly publicized cases of professionals losing their jobs because of passing off other people’s work as their own. In the criminal justice field, plagiarism is not only unethical but also illegal and may lead to criminal charges (Ferree &...
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Elements of the Legal System
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...attorney battle it out by strongly challenging evidences before the judge. The adversarial... ?The Element of the Legal System Criminal Courts The primary function of a criminal court in the society is that it resolves disputes. At the center of very judicial court system, self-resolving dispute by force is not acceptable so those parties that cannot settle their disputes may bring them to the court for resolution. This fundamental structure of judicial system promotes peace and order in the society. Adversarial vs. Consensual Model. Adversarial model is the most common model. It is also known as combat model or the adversary system model. Under this kind of model both the prosecutor and the defense...
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Terms Assignment (Short_Story_Terms) Literature
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...attorney in Susan Glaspell’s Trifles in response to the sheriff’s explanations. This was a connotation of the attorney’s impatience to the long and defensive explanations of the sheriff’s work. 3. Denotation- literal... Full Definition of Terms Tone- attitude toward the material and/or reader. Describing the old woman in The Worn Path, Eudora Welty sets a formal and serious tone that keeps readers bound to imagine a pitiful old woman. The tone of the author draws the readers to ‘feel’ how the speaker feels about the character. 2. Connotation- emotions, values or images associated with a word. “Well, Mr. Hale, tell just what happened when you came here yesterday morning” were the words of the county attor...
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Duffley and Snow Case Comparison
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...attorney general, to prosecute offenders of territorial offence (de J. Pemberton & ONeil, 1971). A change in the employee status of an individual is enough to support an agreement entered after starting employment. The plaintiffs team held that the athletic association had no right to deny the student eligibility from participating in athletics in the second semester. The act was unlawful and the New Hampshire had no facts to deny the student from participating in athletics. The association had n valid reason to deny Duffley... Duffley and Case comparison al Affiliation) Comparison and contrast of Duffley and Snow case According to this case, the Supreme Court argues that high school students should be...
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