Eliza has brought a claim against the ISP alleging that she is a victim of discrimination under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act. The basses of Eliza’s claim comes from the fact that the ISP refused to offer her light duty work after she informed them that she was pregnant. In order to prove that one was discriminated against under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, one has to establish the prima facies elements which were set up in McDonnell Douglas Corp. v. Green, 411 U.S. 792, 93 S.Ct. 1817…
On the 4th of April, 2016, a matter was heard in the Supreme Court regarding Nicolas Blyton and the co-accused, Tim Cairns, charged with the murder of Blyton’s father. The key legal issue that was addressed during the trial was the commonly invoked ground for the use of defensive force, self-defence. The relevant provisions of the Criminal Code 1899 (QLD) (‘The Code’) establishes a defence of self-defence covering the relevant circumstances in which the use of force can be used. In…
3. A BRIEF BACKGROUND ON THE
DECISION MAKING TOOLS USED
Analytic Hierarchy Process (AHP),
developed by Saaty (34), is designed
to solve complex multi-criteria decision
problems. AHP decomposes the
complex decisions in a hierarchical
structure and makes it easy to manage
the complex decisions in this way. So
the decision maker can determine the
trade-offs among objectives related to
all criteria, sub-criteria and their pairwise comparisons. The output of AHP
is a prioritized ranking…
What sort of impact did the film have?
The former national Liberal leader John Hewson stated:
John Howard and his ministry should, as a matter of compulsion, take the first opportunity to see and discuss the movie Rabbit Proof Fence. And, not just because of this move, they should immediately say "Sorry!" along with, and on behalf of, the rest of us.'
Did the film have an affect on you personally?
Ie.) Did it change your way of thinking at all about Australia and/or…
Approaching the conflictions regarding the controversial skeptical argument of the Brain in A Vat there can be many flaws or holes seen within the argument itself, Moore’s Proof, the Anti-Skeptical argument, and Modus Ponens. Throughout all of these examples many flaws or counter examples arise that can either help or reject the argument by themselves, but when using all together you get a better stance on the argument. Upon closer examination of premise one, I know that I have hands only if I…
Claim and Issues:
This opinion answers the question of whether Slim can be granted permanent name suppression under s 200(2) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (the Act) for charges of cocaine use laid against Slim under the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975. The grounds Slim can appeal under the Act include s 200(2)(a) and (e), being:
I) Can Slim be granted permanent name suppression due to the “extreme hardship” she will be under if her name is released?
II) Whether Slim should be granted name…
The courts then formed a test called the test of proportionality. This test was originally created by Lord Hope in the case of Kebeline but it was amplified in Lambert and was explained further in Brown v Scott . The test holds three limbs which are, what the prosecution must prove in order for the burden to shift to the accused, what is the burden of the accused and what is the nature of the threat to society which the Act in question is trying to prevent. If the reverse burden given to the…
Judge: “Am I not to hear the truth?”
Objecting Counsel: “No, Your Lordship is to hear the evidence. ”
Evidence law is a mixture of principles, rules, guidelines and discretions. Jeremy Bentham legal theorist, stated it thus; ‘The field of evidence is no other than the field of knowledge’. The law of evidence is a critical subject for any lawyer or indeed party to a proceedings, who is concerned with investigation or the conduct of trials. The law of evidence is essentially about, the facts or…
Elder Mistreatment Case Study
This case study was concerning the health and safety of Mr. Edward McKay in his home. Mr. McKay is an 82 year old gentleman who after suffering two cerebral vascular accidents has been left with left sided hemiplegia and is unable to speak. He is bedridden with bilateral lower extremity contractures, incontinent, dysphasic and dysphagic. Mr. McKay’s physical condition alone would require total care on a 24 hour basis to assist with feeding, changing and turning…
here are two recognised standards of proof in Scots law. The first is beyond reasonable doubt, which is usually in criminal cases. The second is on the balance of probabilities which arises mostly in the civil context. This would suggest that the law on the standard of proof is straightforward. However ambiguity arises in the argument that there is or that there should be a third standard. Another important complication to this area of the law arises when considering civil circumstances that may…