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    Physical Abuse Case Study

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    Section A. Shelli Rose Dewey, Petitioner, v. Carolyn Myles, et al., Respondents. On September 12th, 2004, Shelli Rose Dewey, a Nevada resident, called Elko County Police frantically stating that her husband, Steven Dewey, was stabbed by an unknown assailant. Upon police arrival, Dewey was moderately intoxicated. Witnesses stated that the couple had been at a nearby bar earlier in the day when the bartender asked the two to leave. Thirty minutes following their ejection from the bar, witnesses claimed to see the Deweys arguing loudly in the parking lot. A witness then saw Shelli Dewey “draped over” Steven Dewey, yelling hysterically “Please don’t die! Please don’t die on me!” (Dewey v. the State of Nevada, 2007) Dewey was brought into custody…

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    detention facility has been a controversial topic ever since its creation in 2001 by President Bush. It was a symbol for success against the War on Terror as the US filled it’s cells. After the initial year, people began to question who these prisoners were, why they were imprisoned, and what would happen to them. In the years to follow its conception, Guantanamo Bay would become a symbol not of the War on Terror, but of an astounding legal catastrophe. Ever since Guantanamo Bay became the main…

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    Persuasive Essay On Gitmo

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    Gitmo: The Dark Chapter Mohamedou Slahi was wearing blackout goggles. A guard dragged him onto a boat and someone forced him to drink seawater. “It was so nasty I threw up...They stuffed the air between my clothes and me with ice cubes from my neck to my ankles...every once in a while one of the guards smashed me, most of the time in the face” (Davee-Attlee). Slahi paints a horrifying picture of life as an inmate in Guantanamo. He depicts the many beatings, humiliations, and treacheries he was…

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    Romer Vs Evans Case Study

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    Romer v. Evans is a case brought to the Supreme Court by Richard G. Evans (Respondent), a gay employee of the mayor of Denver against then Governor Roy Romers, The Attorney General of Colorado, and the State of Colorado (Petitioner). The case was centered around an amendment to the state constitution that prohibited “the state of Colorado… at any level of state or local government from adopting or enforcing any law or policy which provides that homosexual, lesbian, or bisexual orientation,…

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    Judicial Activism

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    ballots were not properly punched, causing a large number discrepancy on who the voters wanted to vote for, and developed a distrust that some of the members of the ballot counting committee were not being honest in the tally of votes. Later, the case was turned over to the U.S. Supreme Court, and Gore was thought to be the clear win in his case that the ballots were to be manually recounted. Unfortunately, the result was in favor of Bush, and claimed that having a recount would violate his…

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    It is uncertain whether the prisoners are protected by the Constitution here since the matter was never resolved in Rasul v. Bush. She compares it to places like Puerto Rico, where the inhabitants are not quite citizens but also not aliens. In spaces like these, the Constitution is not used consistently and citizens are not fully protected by the state; they are in limbo between living good lives and living bare lives. The Supreme Court’s inability to reach a concrete decision in Rasul gives the…

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    The race for the presidency in the year 2000 was very controversial. Now after watching the movie Recount it is obvious that George W. Bush illegitimately won the election. Firstly, older voters were confused on how to fill out the ballot, which ended up in a significant amount of dimpled chad that were not counted by the machines, therefore robbing thousands of people of their right to vote for the president they wished to be in office, not to mention that it may have costed Gore the…

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    this, a candidate could feasibly lose the popular election while winning the necessary number of Electoral votes should they win key states, thus securing the Presidency. This ‘electoral crisis’ (Spilerman & Dickens, 1974) can give rise to situations such as in the 2000 election where VP Al Gore won the popular vote by approximately 500,000 votes, yet lost the election to George W. Bush (Grofman & Feld, 2005). Another example illustrated in an electoral simulation (Nelson, 1974) whereby a…

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    The concentration of votes within a certain state should not matter because it is the total vote of the people nationally that should determine who will be president. Which state the votes come from does not matter. On the other hand, voting is one of the most important individual rights given to the people. Voting is ranked alongside the Bill of Rights. However, the Electoral College does not just diminish voting rights and disregard the phrase “one person, one vote”, the Electoral College…

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    The 9/11 Attacks

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    S soil marked the beginning of the war that was declared on terrorism. In turn it also shifted the balance of power among the three branches of government. Congress gave the executive branch unlimited power to act with extreme prejudice and the Supreme Court went along with the decisions the executive branch made to combat terrorism. This paper will explain how the three branches of our federal government- executive, legislative, and judicial- have responded to terrorism. The President’s…

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