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    Logic Vs Intuition

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    wonderful!’ you will hear them say. But why is the Queen considered to be such a ‘special’ person? The Queen ascended to her privileged position by inheriting the title and rank of her Father, King George VI. Just as he did from his father, King George V, and as all the other monarchs did right back to the beginning of that particular royal line. The person who founded the line was presumably the toughest, or most influential, Lord of the surrounding lands. And through bloodshed, or…

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    Statement of Intent My first piece is a creative writing that shows a character being present in a slum similar to, from the characters present in the poem ‘The Blessing.’ Through this I have shown his struggles. My second piece of writing is a film review on Tom Hooper’s ‘The king’s speech’. It shares my thoughts about the film. Creative writing The drops from a leaking container fall on my face and awaken me. I wake up laying on the ground and I’m unable to recognise my surroundings. In my…

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    Queen Elizabeth II was born on April 21, 1926 in London, United Kingdom. She was born to George VI, which later died in 1952. Elizabeth then immediately ascended the throne in 1952, which starts her reign of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. She married the Duke of Edinburgh in 1947, and had Prince Charles, heir to the throne, in 1948. She is known for her longest serving monarchy in the history of Great Britain and for her service in World War II. Elizabeth has been the…

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    Prince Albert Stammering

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    England’s Prince Albert has difficulties with his speech. He has a speech impediment, which means he stutters while speaking. Prince Albert must take the throne yet with his stammering he is unable to communicate effectively. His country needs him to take the throne, but many worry. Prince Albert’s wife, Elizabeth, hires Lionel Logue a speech therapist. Lionel uses unconventional ways to cure Prince Albert of his stammering. This movie was exceptional. I have never seen it before and was…

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    Heritage Film Analysis

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    Heritage films refer to a period of films, initially European, that emerged in the 1980’s and 90’s. Though there is a long list of films that are classified as ‘heritage films’, this type of motion picture is not defined as a declared genre, but rather a list of characteristics declared by the movie industry that classify these films. This paper discusses the characteristics that define a ‘heritage film’, how Tom Hooper’s film The King’s Speech represents the characteristics of a ‘heritage film’…

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    About thirty percent of defendants are found incompetent to stand trial every year (Gay, J. G., Ragatz, L., & Vitacco, M., 2015). The standard for competency was set by the supreme court case Dusky v United States. Dusky v. United States was a supreme court case in which the defendant, Dusky, challenged the ruling in his original case that he was competent to stand trial despite an expert testifying he was not competent. The court overturned his conviction stating…

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    Explain the rationale for the internment of Japanese-American civilians in camps during World War II. Research and discuss the arguments in the Korematsu v. the United States case that went up through the high courts. (See the text, p. 696.) In 1941 the United States was on a slow recovery from the worst economic catastrophe in the nation’s history, The Great Depression. Additionally, European nations were once again engaged in a deadly war over expansion, power, and natural resources that…

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    The United States has given us a set of rules and rights that protect and serve the people of its country. The citizens of the United States are born with rights that some of us may or may not know, but the government and police are sworn to protect these rights with the upmost respect. The 1966 Miranda v. Arizona court case was one, if not, the most influential verdicts in this country. Our Fifth Amendment, which protects citizens from self-incrimination in the courts, supports the Miranda…

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    Miranda Rights Case Study

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    that is of interest to the case, is questioned. State v. Echols, 382 S.W.3d 266, 280 (Tenn. 2012) (citing Miranda v. Arizona, 384 U.S. 436, 444 (1966)). The Miranda rights present that a suspect “has the right to remain silent, that anything he says can be used against him in a court of law, that he has the right to the presence of an attorney, and that if he cannot afford an attorney one will be appointed for him prior to any…

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    Brandenburg Test

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    test. The Brandenburg test, established in Brandenburg v. Ohio, requires that speech be “directed to and producing imminent lawless action and is likely to incite and produce such action” before it can be Constitutionally abridged (Brandenburg, 981). The Brandenburg test established the modern interpretation of limitations on First Amendment principals. Previously, the clear and present danger test, as established in Schenck v. United States, was the prevailing test to determine if speech…

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