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    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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    R. V. Hauser Case Study

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    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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    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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    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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    The Attorney General is the state’s law enforcement official, and lawyer. Their job is to protect and serve the interests of their states. They’re nominated by the president and confirmed by the U.S. Senate, and the president can remove him/her from the office at any time. Some responsibilities are; protection for the public from violent criminals, help victims of crime, fighting against human trafficking, and opioid abuse etc. The Attorney general deals with cases that involve the government,…

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    III. State Attorney General Litigation In a situation when an Attorney general does not take any action to defend a law, which was adopted by general Assembly of a state, the congressman and other sponsors of the legislation has the right to defend the legislation in court. Taken into consideration previous practices the state law may provide for other officials to speak for the State in federal court . Even it’s a trend that Attorney’s general to proceed with mass litigation through the…

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    is prevalent and our society needs continual positive reformation until justice becomes a badge we as a country can honorably wear. Attorney General Eric Holder conveyed an influential message to Morgan State University’s Class of 2014 on May 17, 2014; and through the use of distinct historical occurrences and personal references he challenged his audience to conduct their lives in a manner that would push our nation toward a true post-racial and equitable society. In his speech he addresses and…

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    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 Injury Report

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    Get a commitment that you'll be able to speak to the attorney, if you want to, within a reasonable time, every time you want to. Promise to respect the attorney's off-hours privacy, but ask if the attorney will give you a home telephone number for emergencies. Will you be kept informed of all significant developments? This means that you'll routinely get copies of important correspondence, and that you will be consulted before decisions beyond the mere routine occurs. How money is handled?…

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    Jonathan Singer and Alan Barsky (2012) did a wonderful job in explain the defenses between being a forensic social work ,a social work attending in court. This is something that I had not thought about , he explained that as social workers we have obligation to the legal system. We should look professional and have court ready notes. We also must now that we have limitations with our clients. A client must give authority to reals records that is all of the records. It is the clients right to…

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