Affirmation in law

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  • Cohen's Criticisms Of Rawls Summary

    Acacia Frempong-Manso 400013992 Philos 3N03 November 30th 2017 G.A Cohen’s criticisms of Rawls G.A. Cohen is best recognized in modern political philosophy for making the claim that the principles of justice are an essential reason behind the justification of an action-guiding principle, however, they are inappropriate to the conduct political practice. In Cohen's book, Rescuing Justice and Equality, he makes two criticisms of John Rawls. The first objection is that Rawl's is unable to…

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  • Universal Declaration Of Human Rights In Human History

    Is it correct to argue that human rights have existed since the earliest times within human history? The belief that all human beings are entitled to certain humans rights is fairly new across the world even though it is argued that they have existed in many different traditions before this (www1.umn.edu). The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been described as a succession of international breakthroughs and revolutionary declarations (www.krisis.eu). It proclaims that all human beings…

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  • Case Brief: Bruton Vs US

    Title and Citation: Bruton v. United States, 391 U.S. 123 (1968) Type of Action: This is a criminal case, admission in the joint trial violated petitioner's right of cross-examination secured by the Confrontation Clause of the Sixth Amendment Facts of Case: The defendant and his codefendant in a joint trial was convicted by a jury for armed robbery. Evans confessed that he and the defendant committed the robbery while he was in custody. The court of appeals put aside Evans conviction, because…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Homeland Security

    supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized. Does hacking into personal technology break your 4th amendment right? The government has been under fire recently for believing that they should be allowed access to our computers and if so should we be worried? Homeland Security is of the one of the many agencies created after 9/11 to protect the United States along with many bills, acts, and laws. The common…

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  • Adverse Possession Essay

    owner to D.H.Lawrence’s land? This question was asked by my law school professor in a seminar. And he said “if someone answers ‘yes’ to this question then he knows the key components of Adverse Possession.” The origin of adverse possession is based both in statutory actions and in common law precepts in United States of America. In a country like United States, where all 50 states have its own law of practice and procedure, the law relating to Adverse Possession varies by jurisdiction. For…

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  • Fourth Amendment Essay

    magistrates based on facts given under oath or affirmation. The Judge has to review the affidavits and decide whether the facts determine probable cause to issue the warrant. Also, the judge needs to know why the facts in the affidavit is trustworthy. Search warrants have to be established on hard facts. Locations that are searched must be described in a lot of detail so law enforcement will not needlessly invade privacy. When giving a warrant at a home, law enforcement must abide with knock and…

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  • The Advantages Of Crime And The Due Process Model

    Liberals see crime not as a product of individual moral failure but as the result of social influences (Currie, 1985). The root causes for crime is unemployment, racial discrimination, and government policies that work to the disadvantage of the poor. Liberals believe that the way to reduce crime is to change the social environment. The due process model reflects that police powers should be limited to prevent official oppression of the individual. This model allows for the criminal justice…

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  • Arizona Vs Hicks Case Study

    Citation: Arizona v. Hicks, 480 U.S. 321 (1987) Parties: State of Arizona, Petitioner James Thomas Hicks. Respondent Facts: In this case, Respondent fired a bullet through the floor of his apartment, striking the person who lives in the apartment below him. Upon arriving at the scene, police entered the apartment to search for Respondent. While at the scene, a police officer found two sets of expensive stereo components and became reasonably suspicious of where it was located. Because of his…

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  • Tresor Dore Case Study

    packaging and decoration similar to FR's. Under art. 5(2) of Unfair Competition law (UCL), a business operator should not harm a competitor by unfairly using a famous product, or a name, package or decoration similar to that merchandise, without their…

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  • Pros And Cons Of Jurors

    A jury is a group of citizens, normally consisting of between 4-15 jurors who are randomly selected and are accordingly given the ability to make decisions in a legal case submitted to them to pass on a verdict. A juror is an individual citizen part of the jury. Jurors are normally made to attend to hear cases in the Coroner, District and Supreme Courts. They must settle on the facts before them and determine civil or criminal matters. They are the lone judges of the validity of the witnesses…

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