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    The Tinker v. Des Moines case deals with the persecution of a group of students for wearing black armbands to school in protest of the Vietnam War. The group of students, siblings John F. and Mary Beth Tinker, and friend Christopher Eckhardt, were suspended for wearing the war protesting armbands after they refused to take them off. School officials argued that the students wearing the armbands may result in riots, due to the division of peoples’ opinions on the Vietnam War. The case eventually made its way to the United States Supreme Court, where it was decided in a 7-2 ruling that the suspension of the students violated their freedom of speech and expression. The court had ruled in favor of the Tinkers, because the neither the state nor…

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    Tinker v. Des Moines case Complete Citation Tinker v. Des Moines Independent Community School District, 393 U.S. 503 (1969) Parties Involved in the Case John F. Tinker, fifteen years old, his younger sister Mary Beth Tinker, thirteen years old, and their friend Christopher Eckhardt, sixteen years old. Date and Place Where the Case Was Tried This case was contended on November 12, 1968. The court was chosen February 24, 1969. In a 7-2 choice, the Supreme Court decided that the…

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    Freedom of speech protection is guaranteed by the First Amendment. However, there always seems to be tests that come along and challenge the boundaries of this guarantee and to what degree in which they are protected. The case I will use for this paper is “considered the seminal opinion in this area of constitutional law” by University of San Diego School of Law Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues and referred to as a “landmark case” by Thomas L. Tedford and Dale A. Herbeck. The case of Tinker…

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    Once we all piled in the van, we had to stop at McDonald’s for food. When we got done eating, we started on our way to Des Moines. About half way there, some of us girl started to get a little tired. Some fell asleep in their seats, and some fell asleep on the floor of the van. I was one of those girls. When we got to Des Moines, we had to go check into our hotel. We had to share the whole hotel with West Lyon. When morning arrived, we all headed down to the lobby for some breakfast. Once we…

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    Introduction Drake University is a private, mid-sized, co-educational college located in Des Moines, Iowa. The campus is on a 150-acre property that has 84 buildings, 35 associated parking lots and is interspersed with multiple green spaces and commons. Drake University’s enrollment is increasing yearly and is continuing to incorporate new programs, which has sparked the need for new buildings and renovations. As development occurs, stormwater management has become an increasing concern in…

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    The Walking Burger A Consumer Review on The restaurant, Zombie Burger Zombie Burger in Des moines Iowa greeted my family with the most realistic zombie statues and post-apocalyptic vibes while entering the restaurant. I definitely agree when critics claim their food and drinks are “to die for”. Some popular burgers customers love are “zombie unicorn”, “three little pigs as told by the wolf”. This Burger joint has way more than your standard juicy burger, and has been recognized on Food…

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    Each time the blows to his face occurred after he had handed off the ball to his running back and was standing watching the play develop. The third blow was the worst as Smith hit Bright with a foreman directly to the face, breaking his jaw. Despite his broken jaw, Bright stayed in the game and hurled a 61 yard scoring pass to his halfback Jim Pilkington. At this point in the game, the coaches decided to take him out of the game to prevent further damage. This was the first time in Bright’s…

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    October 1, 2007 was the second most important day of my young life. It was the day my business officially opened for operations. This day fell a very short second to the date of my daughter and only child’s birth. The business was to be called Love My Curves Ladies Apparel and would offer clothing, accessories and shoes for plus sized women. I designed and sewed by request as well as ordered items from wholesale companies to sell at my retail store location in Des Moines Iowa. I created a…

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    My Thanksgiving vacation could have been more enjoyable. I did very much working over break. Starting from the beginning, on Tuesday after they released us from school, I drove all the way down to Des Moines because I had to work. I am employed at the Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Arena. My sister Kaylee and I work in the Pirates cove. Buccaneer clothing can be purchased in the cove. It’s a USHL hockey league that boys from ages 16 to 19 play in for scholarships to colleges they have signed to.…

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    Rural Decatur County has the unfortunate distinction of having the highest poverty in Iowa today, but its poverty rate sits at 21.6%, substantially lower than 30%. Of Iowa’s nine counties with population densities exceeding 100 people per square mile, four (Story, Black Hawk, Woodbury, and Johnson) were among the fifteen counties with the highest poverty rates. Dallas County, which encompassing much of suburban Des Moines, has Iowa’s lowest poverty rate at 6%, but is also the only one of the…

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