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  • Tranquility & Mosaics In The Fourth Amendment Summary

    ruling in Smith v. Maryland established what is known as the Third-Party Doctrine, which reasons that when individuals divulge information to a third party, their right to privacy ceases to exist. Another case Smith v. Obama, also dealt with the constitutionality of the NSA’s bulk collection program. B. Lynn Winmill, the judge presiding over case, ruled that the metadata collection program is not unconstitutional, but noted that the plaintiff’s argument that his Fourth Amendment rights were…

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  • Gender Inequality In South Africa Essay

    Introduction The battle for equality is one that has persisted throughout history and many countries around the world seek to have a society that is equal and that continues to promote equality. One of the biggest battles within the scope of equality is the issue of gender inequality. Many societies around the world house gender inequality and this is most apparent in the way that women are treated- they face sexual harassment, gender based violence , their pay is usually less in the workplace…

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  • Fdr's Economic Effects

    Life in the United States in the 1920’s was a time where the wealth gap expanded extensively and companies increased in value without physically growing in production. The 1930’s began with a natural recession in the economic cycle, however, due an unfortunate series of events, this recession slid further into a depression. Multiple European banks failed, leaving the U.S. out of hundreds of millions of dollars, new technology and international competition led to overproduction in multiple…

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  • Thesis Statement On Same Sex Marriage

    The Thesis Statement: The Equal Protection Clause of The Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex and recognize a marriage between two people of the same sex when their marriage was lawfully licensed and performed out-of-state. The Supreme Court ruling in United States v. Windsor led, many states to legalize same-sex marriage. This set the stage for Obergefell v. Hodges. On June 26, 2013, The Supreme Court struck down The Defense of Marriage…

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  • Importance And Importance Of Human Rights Indonesia

    In 2003, the establishment of the Constitutional court as a first and final court had been established with the authority to determine the constitutionality of Indonesia’s law. The impact and importance of human rights are so deep and strong that the constitutions of Indonesia, incorporated many of the provisions of rights codified in the said Declaration in their respective…

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  • Racial Discrimination In The Criminal Justice System Essay

    The United States criminal justice system race has been a factor since the system’s beginning. The criminal justice is a system that was “created to keep communities safe, to respect and restore victims and to return offenders who leave prison to be self-sufficient and law-abiding” (DeRoche, 2012). The biggest problem in the United States criminal justice system is not only the offenders, but the criminal justice system itself. Racial discrimination in the criminal justice system “exits when…

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  • Civil War Tragedy Analysis

    Civil War: Drama, Spectacle, and Performance War sets the world on fire. Often caused by differences in beliefs, war divides people based on perspective. One of the most bloody and divisive wars in history was the American Civil War. During the Civil War, America was pitted against itself in a bloodbath divided by geological, social and political differences. These geological, social and political differences, lead to drama spectacle and performance that can be seen. These…

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  • Three Strikes Law

    is too broad and mandates harsh punishments on minor offenses, which is why many suggest a reform. (CAREER CRIMINALS TARGETED). Since the enactment of the “Three Strikes Law” in California March 1994, there has been much controversy over the constitutionality and effectiveness regarding its implications. Also questionable is the vast interpretation of this law and how it applies to sentencing. The enactment of this law was intended to set a mandatory sentence for offenders who have a history of…

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  • Schenck V. United States: A Case Study

    A public university has instituted a rule that requires all instructors to use “trigger warnings” regarding the introduction of explicit and triggering materials used for lectures, discussions, and homework assignments. “Instructors are required to offer appropriate warning and accommodation regarding the introduction” of subjects such as sexual assault and any depiction of sexual violence, graphic images of extreme violence, mutilation, mayhem, gore, and graphic images from any genocide…

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  • Book Review: Gideon V. Wainwright Court Case

    His triumph, ceaselessly setting up the right of the underprivileged to advocate in criminal act cases in America, was one of the milestone cases of the Warren Court. The book, Gideon’s Trumpet has been penned down by the author in order to call to mind the old times behind the Gideon v. Wainwright court case and the ways in which it made such an everlasting impact on the laws of the United States. This exceptional book scrutinizes the case Gideon v. Wainwright, the milestone 1963 Supreme…

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