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  • West Alabama Narcotics Task Force

    Just hours before sunrise on February 13, 2013, members of the Tuscaloosa Police Department in conjunction with the West Alabama Narcotics Task Force quietly assembled on the campus of the University of Alabama. Around 3:00am doors were being simultaneously knocked down across campus by officers wearing tactical vests and toting military style assault rifles. According to Connor Sheets of al.com, 61 students were taken into custody on drug charges that cold February night. With a few exceptions, the overwhelming majority of these arrests were for relatively small or trace amounts of marijuana. This night in 2013 began a snowball effect of further strained relations between U.A. students and Tuscaloosa P.D. Generally speaking, most students…

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  • Legal Case Study: Alabama Case Law

    B. Chef Curry’s Covenant Not to Compete Is Likely Unenforceable Because It Does Not Meet All Four Elements of Enforceability. If chefs are considered professionals, Alabama courts will only enforce a noncompetition agreement when an employer has a protectable interest, the restriction is reasonably related to that interest, the restriction is reasonable in time and place, and the restriction imposes no undue hardship upon the employee. All four of these elements must be found, otherwise the…

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  • Sweet Home Alabama Poem Analysis

    You’ll notice that in the second part of the first verse, Lynyrd Skynyrd takes a direct shot at the Canadian musician – “Well I heard mister Young sing about her [Alabama]. Well, I heard ole Neil put her [Alabama] down. Well, I hope Neil Young will remember, a Southern man don't need him around anyhow”. Those who identify as white southerners have been largely labeled as uneducated, racist, closed-minded, and stricken with poverty. Much of this is attributed to the generalization of…

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  • Alabama Coal Strikes

    As strikes became more frequent during the 1920s, strikes like the Alabama Coal Strike of 1920’s would be faced with heavy resistance from all sides, leading to the death or arrest of dozens of strikers. It was from the appallingly abysmal conditions that the miners had to go through, and how wealthy the business owner became on their labor that made them wish to have an organized union that sought recognition. But without the government 's assistance, it was near impossible. However in the…

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  • LGBT Case Study

    Marcus is a 16 year old African American male who was living in Pine Hill, Alabama with his both parents. Recently, Marcus was kicked out the home because his parents, who are conservative Christians, learned that Marcus is gay. After, Marcus was caught shoplifting in Midtown Mobile at the Walmart off Hwy south of Interstate 65. Mobile is the third populous city in the state of Alabama. According to the U.S. Census reported Mobile population estimates at an approximate 195,111 people living in…

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  • Analysis Of Doctor Martin Luther King's I Have A Dream Speech

    From King’s famous I Have A Dream speech he will always be remembered as a hero and a symbol for anti-segregation. He is well known for his non-violent actions against segregation. King served in the Birmingham Bus Boycott as leader fighting for his and every other African American right to sit where they please on a bus. From the bus boycott being successful his name grew bigger and became more famous in the Civil Rights Movement. In Albany, Georgia King started a series of non-violent…

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  • Signposts In To Kill A Mockingbird

    The author of To Kill a Mockingbird is Harper Lee who also wrote Go Set a Watchman. The story of To Kill a Mockingbird takes place in Alabama during the 1930’s, which was also during the Great Depression. Atticus, one of the main characters, is a lawyer who has two children named Jem and Scout. A boy named Dill comes to Alabama to visit his Aunt every summer. Dill, Jem, and Scout have started to become interested in Arthur (Boo) Radley and who he really is. The three children had heard rumors…

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  • Miller Vs Alabama

    I believe us the “ordinary people” are capable of really capable of holding a democracy accountable for its actions. We put everyone who is in our government there. We do have the power but we as individuals always think we don’t have a voice or we can’t be heard. But we have seen that many groups have changed and shaped the values and laws of this country. This happens because if the ordinary people aren’t happy their won’t a functional democracy. The case Miller v.s Alabama is a very…

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  • To Kill A Mockingbird Interpretation

    To kill a mockingbird a novel written by Harper Lee. Represents the characters linked with the mockingbird which sung without hurting anybody to illustrate how people were injustice and judgment of innocent people like Boo Radley and Tom Robinson, who mentioned in the novel. Scout Finch narrates her story as a child and what happened in Maycomb town, Alabama. Her point of view illustrates the prejudice of the people. Her story happened during the 1930s scout live with her father and her…

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  • Theme Of Gender Discrimination In To Kill A Mockingbird

    In To Kill a Mockingbird there are lots of racial, gender, and religious, discrimination. Which is shown a multiple amount of times throughout the novel. To Kill a Mockingbird is a novel written by Harper Lee which takes place in Maycomb Alabama, where there is a lot of racial discrimination. But there is also some gender, and religious, discrimination. The main Characters of the book are Atticus, Scout, and Jem Finch. Throughout the novel To Kill a Mockingbird the author gives the reader…

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