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    Contempt is considered the attitude or feeling of a person towards a person or thing that he considers worthless or despicable; scorn. In the eyes of the court, contempt is willful disregard of or disrespect for the authority of a court of law or legislative body. There are several types of contempt. One of those contempt’s is Direct contempt of Court, which is aimed expressly against the dignity or authority of the Court itself in the person of its Judges or officers. The second type is Constructive contempt. This is a contempt of court that is committed outside of the court where a person refuses to accept a summons. Constructive contempt is a contempt of court committed, not in the presence of the court, but away from it. Generally, constructive…

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    27. The Plaintiff 's actions are detrimental to the Defendant 's daughter due to the fact that the Plaintiff is teaching her daughter like she has taught her son that the laws of the government can be ignored along with valid Court orders. 28. Both the Defendant’s children’s records demonstrate the detrimental harm that the Plaintiff has continuously brought to the Defendant’s children in her efforts to alienate them from their father. Additionally, as noted, the Defendant’s son who has not had…

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    You never call me, Alex always calls!” These absolute statements and ‘you’ statements all fall into the trap of the first horsemen. These are examples of an attack on personality. When criticism became the norm contempt began infiltrating all of our conversations. Gottman describes contempt as long-simmering negative thoughts for each other. In Gottman’s research he describes this as the worst horsemen and the number one predictor of divorce (Gottman Inst.). As my relationship with my mother…

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    Since I’m a dual enrollment student, I’ve always been pushed to know my future profession before most people my age so I can take electives that correlate with my major. My family has constantly told me to go for a career that makes money so that I’ll be contempt but my view of being contempt isn’t necessarily only based on money. While I do want to be financially stable, I do want to have a job that shows my best qualities. Another goal of mine is to try to accept myself. I feel like a big part…

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    On or about January 18, 2016, the mother’s attorney filed a motion for contempt of court. This was the first time that the father became aware of the existence of an order in regards to the motion heard on December 15, 2015. This time the Father had to, once more, appear over the phone due to his hectic schedule at Law School where he was at the moment a 1L student. This motion was heard in another five (5) minute “Calendar Motion Hearing” the father tried to explain to the Honorable Judge what…

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    Administration of Justice Act that it is deemed contempt of court to publish, without a court’s permission, a report of a private hearing which is under the Children Act 1989 or the Adoption and Children Act 2002 or which otherwise relate wholly or mainly to the maintenance or upbringing of a child. Relevantly, an example of a controversial case about reporting restrictions is the Re P (a child) case where, an Italian mother, who was pregnant was a resident in the UK and was sectioned under…

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    McAliley, it is my position that it is a meritorious case. This case is about a male that used his status in the legal system to get what he wanted. It was found that McAliley filed frivolous motions in order to have a different outcome of the case between him and his ex-wife. McAliley did not want to pay child support there for he utilized numerous lawyers to file motions that were found to be a waste of the courts time. It was found that McAliley was held in contempt of court, suspended from…

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    Court Narrative Essay

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    1) Narrative of Student/Court employee discussions: 1. I know people have different attorneys, but that one lady has defended multiple people here for different things today. What is her job title? And what does she do? - Her job title is a Public Defender. If the defendant does not have a lot of money, they can hire her and she will defend you. 2. Right before the judge walks in, one of the bailiffs says, “All rise Court is now in session.” Why do we have to stand up when the judge walks in?…

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    My Cousin Vinny Analysis

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    Koral Zazueta PSCI 231 Prompt 1 Court Proceedings in My Cousin Vinny The film My Cousin Vinny is a relatively accurate representation of criminal court proceedings. However, the jury selection process was not explicitly shown in the film. Furthermore, the film does not emphasize much of the pre-trial motions, the preponderance of evidence, or how the evidence was collected. The process of discovering relevant facts concerning the case was also deemphasized. The movie demonstrated details of the…

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    He talked about how the judge has a lot of power in decision making of someone else’s future. He gave his personal example of how he was chosen as an alternate juror and was arrested for being late to court. He accidently got lost on the train on his way to court so he when he got there the judge was very mad questioning his reason for being late. The judge ordered for Jose to be handcuffed for contempt of court (being disobedient, disrespectful or rude towards the judge). He was kept there for…

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