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  • Attorney General Kamala Harris

    The current elected official I have chosen is Attorney General Kamala Harris. I have chosen Mrs. Harris as my elected official because she stands for what I believe in and is a person of color such as myself. Mrs. Harris has had an extensive and fruitful career that includes a lot of firsts. Mrs. Harris is a very well educated women and based on her childhood you can see where she gets her intelligence from. Harris was born on October 20th 1964 in Oakland, Ca to Dr. Shyamala Gopalan Harris, a breast cancer specialist, who emigrated from India and Donald Harris Jamaican American who taught economics at Stanford. Harris also had one younger sister named Maya. Harris graduated from Howard University a historically black college and to Hastings…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Attorney General

    As the commander in chief of the armed forces, the US president has the power to call all into service the state units of the National Guard. This means that the president can call on the army to the war against another country even when the congress has not approved the war. In case the president uses that power and declare a war against another country for personal/unjustified reasons, it would be unethical. Another example can be taken from the attorney general. The attorney general is the…

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  • R. V. Hauser Case Study

    While studying the case R. v Hauser, it is clear to see why it is known to be one of the leading constitutional decisions in understanding the workings of Peace, order and good governments in relation to a power struggle of jurisdiction. The whole case surrounds the question on whether the Attorney General, or the Attorney General of Canada should have the power to control the prosecution under the Federal Narcotics Control Act. It is a battle for powers of jurisdiction in regards to the…

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  • Cortez Masto Ad Analysis: Driving Away Jobs

    Context The 2016 Nevada Senate race is one of the country 's most competitive races. Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto, former Nevada Attorney General, and Republican Congressman Joe Heck are competing to replace the retiring Harry Reid. With both parties fighting to control Senate, this close race has attracted the attention of outside groups, including Freedom Partners Action Fund which created the anti-Cortez Masto ad “Driving Away Jobs.” The Ad The ad begins with a mother and her young…

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  • Becoming A Paralegal Essay

    as dust. With the archaic wording of the law to the sheer volume of laws to keep track of, it’s easy to dismiss law as only being important to attorneys and those that work for them. Yet law isn’t a world of its own. It is our world. A key part to understanding our world is understanding our laws, as both shape the other. Becoming a paralegal puts one on the frontline of this, without having to get as deep in the mire as an attorney would. The state of New Jersey seems kind to those wishing to…

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  • Personal Narrative: An Interview With Andrea Marshall

    I interviewed Andrea Marshall for my Leader Interview Project. Andrea Marshall served as the Head Attorney for Monmouth County in New Jersey. She handled all civil and legal work for the county in a professional manner. Marshall was in charge of thirty-five attorneys that helped to represent Monmouth County in different facets of law. A few months ago, she was sworn in to be a Superior Court Judge in Monmouth County. But for the sake of the interview, she answered my questions in regards to her…

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  • Atticus Finch Reflection

    I completed every task I could to the best of my ability and, those tasks which unsolvable under my current knowledge base, I would defer to Nevada. The work was intense enough that I could learning everyday but, not so intense that I was lost in the work. The legal field is a high stress environment and the book that explored this environment was “In Search of Atticus Finch.” While the book was old in that it explored the situations of a 1990s trial lawyer; it was still useful as a comparison…

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  • Analysis Of Just Mercy

    terrible attorneys representing him and would have lost his case. Based on the work of Stevenson and all the evidence he presented once he took over the case, Walter McMillian was clearly innocent, and his lawyers he had before Stevenson should have been able to defend him without much difficulty. Instead, his first lawyers were relatively incompetent and did not care about whether their client won or lost the case. When a witness of the prosecution testified that the truck he had seen at the…

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  • Process Essay: A Career As An Attorney

    that much sleep or sleeping in an uncomfortable position (Shmoop). As an attorney you will have to read multiple times a day. You will also have to find many people at the courthouse and gather information. Some of your time will be spent in a court of law however you will have other obligations as well such as negotiate settlements of civil dispute,…

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  • Personal Injury Lawyer Case Study

    Personal Injury Attorneys at Law, represent victims. Finding Personal Injury Attorneys to work with you in your case is a huge relief because you have a professional that can be defense to your case. Dealing with any personal injury case is not easy and many victims find it hard to get fair representation. One cannot seem to get the right firm, willing to represent them since most do not have ready cash, others cannot get assistance due to ignorance of the society and in most cases, Injury…

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