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  • Essay On Tongue Cancer

    Tongue cancer is a very common cancer that plagues people daily. It is a form of oral cancer that forms in the front two-thirds of the mouth. It usually develops in the squamous cells of the mouth. Around forty- three- thousand people in the U.S alone are affected by this type of cancer just this year. It kills roughly one person per hour, which is twenty-four in one day alone. This cancer causes a lot of deaths and a little more than half of the people with this cancer will die in the next five…

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  • Advantages And Disadvantages Of Plea Bargaining

    Chapter 5: PLEA BARGAINING 5.1 Introduction The justice system is the mechanism that upholds the rule of law. Our courts provide a forum to resolve disputes and to test and enforce laws in a fair and rational manner. The courts are an impartial forum, and judges are free to apply the law without regard to the government's wishes or the weight of public opinion. Court decisions are based on what the law says and what the evidence proves; there is no place in the courts for suspicion, bias or…

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  • Leah Case Study

    Question 1: Adam's action of pressing his erect penis on Leah may satisfy the conduct and fault elements of battery. To satisfy the conduct element of battery, there must be a positive, direct act by the defendant, which must cause unlawful physical contact with the plaintiff. It is likely that a judge would find that Adam’s act was direct; as it directly and immediately occasioned a “prejudice”; and it caused physical contact; since Adam’s penis touched Leah. While ordinary contact part of…

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  • Status And Contract In Ancient Law By Sir Henry Maine

    In Ancient Law, Sir Henry Maine explores the development of law and social structures while simultaneously examining historical findings and their implications. His famous claim, “the movement of the progressive societies has hitherto been a movement from Status to Contract” (Ancient Law, final sentence of Chapter 5), posits the stark contrast between law in the archaic world, which is based off “status” and law in modern world whose epicenter is “contract.” These differences aided in explaining…

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  • Todd V. Negligence Case Summary

    Todd v. Alan Negligence Action – a negligence action involves a duty, breach, cause-in-fact, proximate cause and damages. At issue in the Todd v. Alan action is what duty is owed to Todd. Typically, friends invited to stay at one’s house are considered licensees. If Todd was a licensee, Alan was required to warn Todd of all known dangers, including the rotted railing. As Alan did not warn Todd about the railing, he would be viewed as breaching his duty to Todd. However, the facts also…

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  • Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Case Summary

    NOW COMES Defendant, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, by and through its attorneys Garan Lucow Miller, P.C., by W. John Stenton, and in answer to plaintiff's complaint states the following: 1. Admit. 2. In answer to paragraph 2 of plaintiff’s complaint, Defendant Liberty Mutual Insurance Company admits that it was doing business in the County of Chippewa, State of Michigan, as to any remaining allegations contained in said paragraph defendant Liberty Mutual states that it lacks knowledge or…

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  • What Is Confidentiality?

    information is not liable). As of July, 2014, India does not have any codified law for the protection of trade secrets and confidential information which can help to elucidate the hiatus making it abstruse for arriving at an adjudication based on common principles by the different High Courts. Termination is the most apparent corollary that follows from the breach of confidentiality. An employer has all the legal rights to fire an employee for the breach of employer's confidentiality. This…

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  • Flaxseed Research Paper

    metabolism and drug interactions: The case for standardization of a complementary medicine). Echinacea is known for its use as an immunostimulant. It is indicated for treatment and prevention of upper respiratory infections such as influenza and the common cold. It also enhances and boosts the immune system by increasing phagocytosis. However, many of its beneficial effects are still unknown. Evidence from…

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  • American Vs French Legal System Analysis

    a long period of time as compared to the United States. France is one of the Western Europe states whose law is based entirely on written civil law (Terrill, 2015). This is in contrast to England and the U.S. whose laws are mainly derived from the common law. Civil law can be defined as “the set of legal rules regulating the organization and functioning of courts of law competent disputes affecting private citizens” (Cadiet & Amrani-Mekki, 2008, p. 307). France’s legal system was mainly obtained…

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  • Legal Case Study: Susie Vs. Negligence

    Susie V. Tommy Negligence To prove negligence, the defendant must owe a duty to the plaintiff, that duty must be breached, and the defendant’s actions or inactions were the cause of the plaintiff’s injury. Duty Duty is the legal obligation required of an individual to act as a reasonable prudent person under similar circumstances. Drivers are required to act with reasonable care when encountering other vehicles and pedestrians. Tommy was the driver of the vehicle and Susie was a pedestrian.…

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