Affirmation in law

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  • Police Race Essay

    available to attain success will go through any way possible, be it illegal to get to the top. These events have correlated straight to Palmer’s description on the war on drugs that has lead to a massive incarceration rates. The war on drugs has contributed to our modern mass incarceration problem. I believe that the civil forfeiture law that was established to allow police to keep any money or property from people suspected of being involved in illegal drugs. I find quite interesting why a law would be made that infringes our fourth amendment right, which states IV.) The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. It explains that any search or seizure can only be based on probable cause supported by oath or affirmation. Seizure of any sort must be described in the warrant. These “finders keepers laws” should be illegal. As citizen we held accountable for following the laws set by the constitution. Why are police officers that are assigned to protect our rights infringing on them? These are what make the events like Ferguson part of a much deeper cause. Palmer talked about how in poor communities a police officer is the most frequently seen government representative. Police officers in our…

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  • John Locke Right To Own Property

    Imagine an alternate reality where the government controls everything or tries to control every aspect of their citizen's lives. That would basically be a dictatorship, or totalitarianism, a governmental system where the government presides over everything and strict obedience is enforced at the expense of personal freedom and has no respect for human rights. In conclusion, life and liberty, the right to property is is fundamental to basic human freedom and is recognized by governments and…

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  • Joseph Blocher Death Penalty Analysis

    The most prominent reason why is that having one set of prohibitions does not give the government license to violate another.1 As the Supreme Court stated in Trop v Dulles the Eighth Amendment "draw[s] its meaning from the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society."6 The Fifth Amendment Argument is an affirmation regarding the Framer's beliefs, not why those beliefs should be of concern. Blocher reminds us that “The same people who proposed and ratified the…

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  • Mapp V. Ohio

    seizures being violated. In this case, Dollree Mapp’s fourth amendment right was violated. In a 5-3 majority of Mapp’s favor, I reject the dissenting opinion. In Justice Harlan’s dissenting opinion, he argued that the majority had faced the wrong issue in their decision. He explains that since Mapp was in violation of possession of lewd and obscene material, the issue is dealing with the fourteenth amendment which is equal protection of the law and the majority ignored judicial restraint and…

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  • Hart-Fuller Debate Analysis

    divide between two jurisprudential schools of thought: legal positivism and natural law, particularly in the context of Nazi laws. The multitudinous nature of jurisprudential inquiry concerning the relationship between law and morality allows for numerous conflicting interpretations and opinions. Therefore, it is important to limit the scope of this essay. This will be done by considering Prof. Lon Fuller’s claim that there is an intrinsic connection between law and morality and Prof. H.L.A…

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  • Essay On 4th Amendment

    4th Amendment: The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Meaning: Members of law enforcement are not allowed to enter someone’s place of residence without a Warrant. Neither shalt members of law enforcement be…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The US Constitution

    this country if we do not have laws or a stable form of government? We have been liberated from a tyrannical monarchy. The Articles of Confederation leave us with no military, no federal currency, and no organized government. A Constitution will give us more freedom, a stable form of government, and allow us to be protected through our consent. By ratifying the Constitution, we are sustaining our future leaders and paving the way for our posterity. In order for this country to be independent, we…

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  • Of Public Management's Backbone: The Rule Of Law?

    In Chapter Four: “Public Management’s Backbone: The Rule of Law” (pp. 89-286) of Public Management: A Three-Dimensional Approach, Laurence Lynn and Carolyn Hill have explicitly elaborated on the application of the rule of law on matters associated with the public management. It has been considered as the backbone to the concept of public management in relation to how it is constituted and formalized in ensuring that it is of great significance in the process of its application. The chapter…

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  • Backscatter X-Rays Disadvantages

    On the other hand, there are many cons. For example, most people think that it is invading their privacy and don't appreciate it. Also, in the 4th amendment of the constitution, its states that… “The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the…

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  • Argumentative Essay: The Legalization Of Abortion

    streets and sit in the conference rooms to pass women 's liberation laws, we forget that our decision involve murdering our own flesh and blood. Yes, abortion is murder. Scientists have already established that at eight weeks a human fetus has life. The question is, who protects the rights of these unborn humans? The society is always inclined in protecting the lives of the mothers and forgetting that the…

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