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  • Lord Cornwallis Case Study

    INTRODUCTION Lord Cornwallis became the governor general of Indiafrom 1786 – 1793.Lord Corwallis In Indiawas a pioneer of british rule of law . He considered the europeans superior and therefore created a europeanised framework under Indian Traditions . He contrinuted greatly to Administrateive and Judicial Reforms India. During his Term He introduced Reforms thrice in 1787,1790 and 1793. CORNWALLIS REFORMS OF 1787 The 1787 reforms of Cornwallis focused more on The administrative reforms. In…

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  • Supreme Court Cases: Zemel V. Rusk

    While under the custody of the police he was refused the opportunity to review the situation with his attorney and was not warned of his constitutional rights. The Supreme Court found that Escobedo’s Sixth and Fourteenth Amendments were violated that any statement given by Escobedo while in police custody or during his interrogation may not be used against him at trial for the murder of his brother-in-law. (Williams, 1964)…

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  • Compare And Contrast The African Kingdoms Before The Arrival Of Europeans

    kingdoms were advanced civilizations before the arrival of Europeans. An advanced civilization is defined in Document 2 as having “wealth based on trade … income derived from taxes, social organization that ensured justice and efficient political control … and a foreign policy that led to the peace and cooperation with other people.” African civilizations had these qualities which allowed them to maintain powerful kingdoms before Europeans arrived in their countries. Many African kingdoms were…

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  • How Did Mabo Treat The Australian Indigenous People

    aboriginals and they didn’t know how to treat them. For a period of time the aboriginals were treated like animals. They lost all their cultural beliefs and ways of living nearly instantly. The aboriginals were forced to learn to live the “civil” way the Europeans did. The aboriginal’s rights were already taken away from them as early as 1788.…

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  • Immigration System Essay

    The migration system with the European Union is quite a simple arrangement; Treaties, Directives and Regulations are put into place for European Union (EU) citizen members. If you are not a European Union citizen then the system becomes more complex with boundaries for entry. European law is the highest form of law within the EU, for example it will overpower British Acts of Parliament. If you are a citizen of a member state that is a member of the European Union then you will be allowed…

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  • Colonialism And Indigeneity

    Rangatahi Courts Indigeneity has also been attempted to be recognised through Rangatahi Courts, which emerged after the judiciary acknowledged the overrepresentation of Maori youth in the criminal justice system (Dickson, 2011). Rangatahi courts monitor family group conferences which engage in sentencing. They support retaining Maori identity which is critical to avoid harm and poverty (Jackson, 1988). Yet, the same concerns of being tokenistic in nature are present, as though the process is…

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  • Importance Of Law In English Law

    [12] Secondly, as an argument in favour of the rule, the courts specified in the creative and highly dynamic nature of judicial rights over with statutory, parliamentary law. Considering the parliamentary purely volitional right as positivist, which together with the natural law is opposed to the right judgment, some researchers a priori based on the fact that where there are gaps in the law or there are no clear rules of conduct, the Court must necessarily to act as the supreme legislative…

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  • The Feudal System In The European Medieval Ages

    The Feudal System was a societal structure established in the European Medieval Ages. It involves the King’s distribution of his land amongst his subjects, as a form of loan. It was a tool used by rulers to ensure the loyalty of their country as well as the loyalty of those who may otherwise wish to overthrow his reign. Apart from this, the subjects benefitted from the system as it ensured that they would have at least a small piece of land, which was necessary as 98% of the medieval population…

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  • Essay On Parliamentary Sovereignty

    the later Act will impliedly repeal the earlier (the doctrine of implied repeal). Implicit in the second limb of Dicey’s definition is an important institutional dimension to the doctrine of PS. Once Parliament has spoken through legislation, no court may look behind the validity of that Act. This aspect of the doctrine has its roots in Art 9 of the Bill of Rights, and it finds support in the so-called ‘enrolled Bill’ rule whereby a Bill is to be treated as an Act when it appears on…

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  • Essay On Unjust Laws

    A law – a set of rules made by the government with the purpose to preserve freedom, rights and moral agency. Do all laws exhibit these traits? No, as Martin Luther King Jr wrote in The Letter from Birmingham Jail in 1963, “There are two types of laws: there are just laws, and there are unjust laws”. There are laws that help the community and create a safer environment for all, and there ones that restrict groups of people in regards to their basic human rights. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote, “A…

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