To what extent does the current law afford victims of domestic abuse effective protection and support
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Previously victims used to be protected by way of injunctions with only a small amount of these have a power of arrest attached to them. This effectively meant that an abuser could not be arrested for breaching the injunction and the solution for the victim was to go back to the civil courts through her solicitor to try to get the courts to attach a power of arrest to the injunction.
The Representation of the People Act 1983
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The Forfeiture Act of 1870 denied offenders rights of citizenship and prisoners have been disenfranchised in accordance with the notion of civic death. Social exclusion serves to indicate to prisoners that, at least for the duration of their sentence, they are dead to society. However, disenfranchisement has not proved to be much of a deterrent. There is no evidence to suggest that criminals are deterred from offending behavior by the threat of losing the right to vote.
Consumer Law
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Andy purchased a used car for multi purpose usage; shopping, collecting the children from school and occasional business use. He paid for the car with a cheque drawn on his business account.
Appeals Process Paper
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Any defendant or a litigant who did not receive a favorable decision from the trial court can appeal the verdict to a federal court of appeals for its review. If the litigant is found guilty of some or all the charges then they have the legal right to file a petition for reviewing the decision to at least one level of appellate court.
Early interpretation of the commerce clause
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Interpretation here refers to the method of determining the meaning of the words included in the clause. At the time of its creation, the term commerce was used in the clause to mean trade or exchange of goods.
Sixth Amendment right to a speedy trial - Illegitimate use of continuances
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The consistency of the Barker v. Wingo test has been questioned by many but the need of such a test is necessary as there is definitely a danger of prosecutors seeking illegitimate continuances. There is definitely a chance that prosecutors can seek continuances in order to cause damage to the image of the defendant and also when they are short on evidence. Also, prosecutors may seek continuances to make pretrial motions than required.
Politics of Int. Law - humanitarian intervention and human rights
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Multiple compulsions and restrictions that nations contracted with each other and with global organizations have left them almost without sovereign liberty.
Globalization and Human Rights
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This paper seeks for an answer to a question: to what extent has "human rights regime" been effectively applied, represent a genuine globalization of the attempt to implement fundamental human rights, and to what extent has its application reflected the balance of the 'interests' of various parties in Rwanda?
Memorandum. The intentional infliction of emotional distress case study
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Extreme and outrageous conduct is one of the elements of intentional infliction of emotional distress rule. The conduct is considered extreme and outrageous if it causes severe emotional distress to the well-being of the victim. From the cases discussed, the rule has been used to prove if the defendant’s conduct was extreme and outrageous.
Transition From in Rem to in Personam Dimensions of Property
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The economists and lawyers now tend to treat property as a bundle-of-right or as a residual of a contract. Traditionally, property is regarded as a right to a thing, good against the whole world or an indefinite class of persons. It is a right in rem. Right in personam, on the other hand, arises out of contractual relations or judicial judgments.
Criminal Justice Law
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This paper gives an insight into the Criminal Justice Law in the UK. Modifications to the original 1984 act introduced in 2005 replaced nearly all existing powers of arrest and introduced a new general power of arrest for all offences, making the concept of “arrestable offences”. The introduction of these changes has attracted much debate, both in support and in criticism.
The impact of the Land Registration Act 2002 on the conveyancing process in registered land
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It served well for nearly 80 years and was able to cope with the fundamental economic and social changes that took place over that time. Today, nearly all land is ‘registered land’ and the system underwent significant reform with the enactment of the Land Registration Act (LRA)
Administrative law
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Because a very large number of applications is expected,the senior official at the DTI in charge of the programme decides that priority should be given to firms which have previously supported a scheme run by another government department,the Department of Education and Science,which encouraged firms to give time to allow their staff to attend training and further education courses.
Tort Law of Negligence
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On falling on the restaurant’s floor, the appellant, Dawkins, sustained soft tissue injuries in her knee and wrist. She claimed that there was a small pool of fluid, which made the floor slippery making her slip. The appellant later took the matter to Southampton County Court claiming damages under Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957.
Civil and Criminal Litigation
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Personal injury litigation is classified under the Civil Liability Act 2002. This in effect means that the civil action that has been taken against you will be based on this law. The procedure for personal injury law is complex and requires that the set procedures and regulations are followed to the latter.
The Federal Reserve
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In explaining the Federal Reserve, the New York Times describes it as having, “exercised more influence over growth and the level of employment than any other government entity.” The article argues that even as the Federal Reserve has been in existence since 1913, it wasn't until the 1970s that it assumed as great a control of the financial system.
Common Law
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The existence of a contract is not dependent upon it in being writing thus a contract can be existent if it oral or informal. The important decision in respect of contract can be said to be Smith v Hughes , wherein the courts laid down the subjective as well as the objective test was laid down so as to determine whether a contract was existent or not.
Violence in Sports
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the author of this paper claims that violence in sports has for a long time been a big issue. In any sporting event, there tend to be stiff competition as people strive to achieve the best. With this in mind, there are strong emotions as both the participants and fans desire to win, this may sometimes lead to violence.
Does private property, particularly productive property or capital, contribute to prosperity and freedom or detract from them?
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From this paper, it's clear that the difference between both the ancient writers is of viewing an issue from different perspectives. Rousseau is right in his perspective but Locke is not wrong when he deems property rights adding to the welfare of humanity in various ways.
American Court System
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The American court system was informed by the English common law and the English court system due to colonial ties. There were colonial courts with legislative and executive functions presided over by the local influential citizens appointed by the colonial government. They were closed down during the American Revolution and later re-established.
Equity and Trusts in England and Wales
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Trust law is applied whenever a person has placed confidence and trust of the management of his or her affairs to another person. Such relationships are governed by the force of law of equity and trust law provides a mechanism for a number of pension funds, charities, and family relationships among other situations.
Stem Cell Legislation
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The United States, along with several other countries, plays a vital role studying the many medical applications and potential therapeutic advantages of stem cell research. Scientists have conclusively proven that embryonic stem cells have the ability to genetically restore defective bodily tissues and regenerate organs.
Parole Law
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Criminal justice system is made up of institutions and practices that seek to sanction individuals who violate laws through rehabilitation efforts and criminal penalties. Over the years, incarceration has been considered as the most appropriate way of sanctioning individuals who violate laws and rehabilitating the same individuals.
Cyber crime and privacy
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The internet related crimes are fast spreading across the globe and have become transnational in nature, transcending beyond geographical boundaries, thus making it far more difficult to restrict, prevent, or investigate such occurrences and persecute the perpetrators.
The State Council Of China
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China is a socialist state is composed of a legitimate central government. The government is on the Democratic spectrum with one major section that covers up the social modernization concept; hence it is based on the conception of “People’s Republic of China”, where Government is a central institution and the public is a central body to get served.
Criminal Identification Procedures in the 21st Century
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Since decades the American criminal justice system has relied on fingerprints as the most reliable and authentic way for facilitating criminal identification, going by the belief that no two individuals tend to have similar fingerprints. In fact, in the history of criminal identification, the history of criminal jurisprudence has come a long way.
Powell v. Alabama (1932)
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This discussion talks that after an adequate discussion of the facts of the case, the United States Supreme Court came to the conclusion that the necessity of counsel was quite needed and since the state court failed to apply the due process of the court of law in this instance, the decision of the jury and the state supreme court needed to be overturned.
The Impact of Technology on Criminal Justice
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Evidently through research, it is understandable that information technologies and internet-based information systems have had various impacts on criminal justice. Reflecting on a literal perspective, a justice system consists of different phases such as trial, arrest, punishment, prosecution, and sentencing among others.
Sex Offender Registration Laws: Need for Change
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There is no denying the fact that the public opinion regarding sex related offenses and sex offenders tends to be so charged that people seldom try to consider the fact that the contemporary sex offenders registration laws tend to be obsolete and need to be changed. The current sex offender registration laws need to be revised.
Intellectual Property Protection
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Intellectual property rights (IPR) represent an exceptionally complex legal, ethical, cultural and economic issue. Abundant literature covering various aspects of IPR management and protection is very indicative of this complexity. Recent technological developments have contributed to the challenges associated protection of intellectual property
Charter of Fundamental Rights of EU
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The EC founding charter has enshrined peace and stability as the Union’s primary objectives, which condition is envisioned to be fostered through economic development. Now, it can be said that EU is well on its way to achieving this goal, with democratically elected governments installed in member states.
Equity and Trusts
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Vito was an extremely successful businessman. A few years ago, he wished to treat his son, Michael, on his 16th birthday. Vito wanted to give Michael one of his favorite properties, a penthouse flat in London, so he told Michael that he was, with immediate effect, to hold the penthouse as trustee for Michael.
Company Law Assignment
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The major purposes underlying the UK’s Review of Company Law is to protect shareholder rights, to ensure directors’ responsibility, to promote corporate governance – all of which will, in the end, facilitate a better policy environment for commerce and trade. The Companies Act received its second reading in the House of Lords.
Public Administration
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From this research, it is clear that the projected changes in the rules are suggested by adjudicators, clerks of court, and lawyers. Suggestions for changes, accompaniments, or deletions must be handed in writing to the secretary, who acknowledges every letter and distributes it to the chair of the Standing Committee and reporter of the advisory committee.
Comparative Legal Systems
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To understand the adversarial system of justice, one must notice the distinctions between the types of judicial systems in practice today. "Let us start with the classical distinction between adversarial and inquisitorial systems of criminal justice. The usual way of describing the former is a contest between two equal parties, seeking to resolve a dispute".
Blood Splatter Analysis
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On any given evening during the week, we may turn on our televisions and see various crime investigation shows. We may also stop into a book store and purchase several documentary books detailing famous crime cases and the blood spatters that solve them. It is the difference between accusing the wrong person and finding the true murderer.
Copyright Law Case Study
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An important example of this is the peer-to-peer file sharing system of copyrighted music. The Napster and Grokster cases are a good illustration of the legal responsibility of the industries.The copyright industries themselves have responded with new business strategies by providing legal download services.
Whaling and Disorder: Law in the Context of Complex Incentive Structures
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Law has the ability to not only impose new incentives but also modify the existing incentive structures. For the purposes of this essay I will divide incentive structures into three broad categories: economics, culture and law.
The Extent to which Football Clubs and Governing Bodies Restrict Player Rights under Article 45 of the TFEU
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According to the report main issues of concern involve transfer system validity and the dynamics of contract that they generate, prohibition of rules that are against discrimination law in the EU, and the level to which football authorities must be subordinate to EU regulation, especially Article 45 of the TFEU.
UK Bar Vocational Course
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According to the report Claimants have approached defendants on several occasions and complained about the noise and the disturbances. Claimant Hayden Chilcott has telephoned defendant several times and a complaint was also set out in writing, which is appended to this application. A major part of the disturbance is caused by the discos.
State Sovereignty and Lawful Intervention
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Sovereignty has been defined as “the supreme, absolute and uncontrollable power by which any independent state is governed” (Black 1396). It has also been defined as “the international independence of a state, combined with the right and power of regulating its internal affairs without foreign dictation” (Black 1396).
Health Care Law and Ethics
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Health care is one of the professions that require one to be careful and have compassion to the patients as he or she deals with many people from different backgrounds and races. There are various ethics that govern medical practitioners and staff in general. Though, some countries have different laws governing their health care, there are general laws that medical personnel should have and put in practice as required by the medical ethic.
Court Representation
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If an accused person did not have representation before the bench, it would be a condemnation of our system of justice. Justice is blind and should never look at a defendant before filing a judgment of guilty.
Federal vs. State Immigration Laws
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Yet of all the aforementioned issues, none is more likened to the Trump administration than Immigration restrictions. Just as President Trump had pledged during his campaigns, the immigration laws have become more stringent and consequently led to ambiguities when it comes to interpretation.
Human rights
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Human Rights can be understood as those underlying standards without which individuals cannot live in proper dignity as human beings. Human rights are specific moral guarantees that societies across the globe must respect as universal rights.
Constitutional and Judicial Review
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The Human Rights Act of 1998 became a part of the domestic law of the United Kingdom on October 2, 2000 and in that process made the European Convention on Human Rights applicable in the United Kingdom. The Human Rights Act of 1998 thus makes it possible to raise issues relating to the European Convention on Human Rights in the courts across the United Kingdom.
Arizonas Immigration Law Racial Profiling?
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With police enforcers detaining Latinos in Arizona under the state’s new immigration law, citizens are now calling it discrimination.I agree that this policy can be abused and is a threat to the well-being of the suspected individual.
Property Law as Applied to Rural Retreats
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According to the report Easy Access is a private property owned by Rural Retreats as the estates’ developers, its purchasers have no registrable interest in the property. However, an agreement was reached between Rural Retreats and its purchasers, where owners of the lots, together with their families, guests, and successors.
Scenario Question: Law of the Sea
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The researcher uses examples and relevant case law as well as recent developments, such as 2007 Japanese fishing vessels and the Volga case to accordingly discuss and evaluate the field of study. The essay then describes the procedure for State A of the case and the procedure for State B of the case.
The Criminology of Pleasure
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The researcher states that modern civilization and technological advancement are responsible for the drug addiction among children. The drug consumption has created lots of problems, which make people completely dependent of drug addiction, telling upon their nerves and weakening their mental and physical strength.
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