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  • Messerschmidt Vs. Millender: Case Study

    Unit 6 DB 2 Qualified Immunity The Messerschmidt v. Millender (2012) case was very interesting, because it discussed qualified immunity, and if certain government officials are protected under this doctrine from legal responsibility for “civil damages insofar as their conduct does not violate obviously established” (“Messerschmidt v. Millender”, 2012, p. 8), constitutional or statutory rights of which a reasonable person would have known. So, what is qualified immunity? This learner believes…

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  • Pt1420 Lab 1.4

    1.18 Read the following description of the element zinc and indicate which are physical properties and which are chemical properties. Zinc is a silver-gray—colored metal that melts at 420 oC. When zinc granules are added to dilute sulfuric acid, hydrogen is given off and the metal dissolves. Zinc has a hardness on the Mohs scale of 2.5 and a density of 7.13 g/cm3 at 25 oC. It reacts slowly with oxygen gas at elevated temperatures to…

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  • Catechol Oxidase Experiment

    specimens. The colour intensity is dependent on the amount of product formed. To measure, a spectrophotometer monitors the colour intensity, which allows the determination of reaction rate. As the temperature increased, the average absorbance reading at 420 nm decreased, which is clearly depicted in Figure 1 below. The enzyme reached a maximum at its greatest absorbance point of 0.526 at 10°C, the lowest temperature tested. Enzymes are most active at their ideal temperature, allowing us to…

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  • Housing Reform Case Study

    420). This article reveals that the majority of tenants lack legal representation in housing court cases while the landlords are the only ones mainly enjoying this privilege. Legal supporters for the poor have argued that it’s crucial and necessary for poor tenants to have legal counsel in order to guarantee due process of the law which is crucial to tenants, their families and to the community (Caroll, p. 420). In order to conduct the experiment, two primary…

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  • Being A Moral Saint

    Moral saints can be compared to angels living on earth. Unfortunately, not everyone can be saints. In this essay, I agree with Wolf in saying that it is impossible to strive to be a moral saint. Everyone has different lives that demand different levels of morality from them. Wolf and Aristotle will support this thesis, while Kant and Mill will be offer the counter arguments. Our own conception of a moral saint is someone who acts selflessly for the good of the society. They sacrifice their own…

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  • Gas Mask Research Paper

    The WWI gas mask emerged out of desperation as a result of the use of chemical weapons in the war of attrition that was World War I. The gas mask was not only a lifesaving invention, but it is symbolic of the fear that the threat of chemical warfare had on society. The gas mask was developed directly to combat the morally questionable act of using chemical weapons on the battlefield alongside with the intention of saving soldiers and civilians from dying in a gruesome and ‘inhumane way’ (Slotten…

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  • Residential Tenancies Case Study

    Q3 - Residential Tenancies Jeannette would be told that I am not a lawyer but the advice will be checked by a solicitor. As a paralegal I may be considered a paid worker delivering welfare services. Jeannette would be advised that if her lease is a fixed term agreement (FTA) that the landlord cannot evict her until the end of the lease (Residential Tenancies Act NSW (RTA) 2010 s86). However, Jeannette would need to determine if the agreement is fixed or periodic due to the discrepancies in the…

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  • Why Is Pablo Escobar Important

    At one point of time, Escobar was earning 420 million USD a week, which amounted to 22 billion a year. Pablo Escobar's cartel used to spend $2500/month on rubber bands to hold all that cash. At his zenith, Pablo would earn about 420 million USD a week. While hiding the cash did not prove a problem, organizing the bank notes did. The Escobar brothers resorted to purchasing 2,500 USD worth…

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  • Kant's Concept Of Happiness Essay

    On Happiness I: Kant’s view of the Concept (or Idea) of Happiness In this section, through an analysis of Kant’s Groundwork, Critique of Practical Reason, and The Metaphysics of Morals, I will demonstrate: (1) The elements of happiness and what happiness is about; (2) The concept of happiness is different for different humans; (3) The principle of happiness is the same for different humans; and (4) Why having the same content and principle of happiness for all humans is not a principle of the…

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  • Garrett Hardin's Lifeboat Ethics: The Case Against Helping The Poor?

    In a campus filled with countless of students, the overall goal is to make sure that every student achieves their goals. However, imagine if the lifeboat ethics metaphor was applied to college campuses, students that are underprivileged would be left out and only the privileged students would achieve their goals. Many students would like to attend classes, but due to lack of money or space available in the classrooms, they are left outside the lifeboat. In Garrett Hardin’s essay, “Lifeboat…

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