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  • No Fault Divorce

    I researched the change from fault to no fault divorce in Nebraska during the late 20th century. Fault divorce was one party filing for divorce, claiming that the other party was guilty for ruining the marriage, while in no fault divorce no blame was placed on either party. The change started in 1969, with California dismantling their fault based divorce system and then implementing the no fault divorce system. Almost all states followed California soon after and adopted their own no fault laws, with New York being the final state in 2010. The divorce laws were intended to have positive changes to all aspects of the law. However, these changes resulted in mainly negative consequences in alimony, property assets, child custody, and economics…

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  • Essay On The Hayward Fault

    Is the Hayward Fault line moving the earth’s surface, and if so where is the evidence to prove it? There are various methods to prove that the Hayward Fault is creeping, and the evidence is viewable such as offset curbsides, building that are being torn apart, and cracks in the earth’s surface. The Hayward Fault is a strike-slip fault meaning it moves up, and down, thus giving us multiple locations in which the surface is affected. There are five different locations that I chose on the Hayward…

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  • Fault Divorce In Children

    Throughout the years, more and more people have taken it upon themselves to end their marriage and get a divorce. This practice is defined as the “the legal dissolution of a marriage by a court or other competent body” (Dictionary.com), meaning it is acknowledged legally by a judge, and lawyers. The reasons for divorce legally range from no fault divorce to fault divorce. No fault divorce is deemed when the couple has mutually agreed to end the marriage, after they felt that the marriage wasn’t…

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  • Essay On San Andreas Fault

    The San Andreas Fault is perhaps the most dangerous and destructive fault lines in North America. Passing through one of the most populous areas of the United States, the San Andreas Fault line stretches nearly the entire western seaboard of California (Lynch). The infamous earthquake of San Francisco of 1906 is likely the reason the fault has been so ill-reputed. Furthermore, the fault has been relatively inactive and the chance for a large rupture which could span hundreds of kilometers…

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  • No-Fault Divorce Research Paper

    Origins of Divorce and the History of No-Fault No-fault divorce law has been a topic of debate since its emergence around 1970 although it has continued as the precedence of divorce into modern day. “No fault” law allows a married couple to divorce on the basis of “irretrievable breakdown" or "incompatibility” as opposed to divorce based on the fault of one spouse. Because there is no fault involved in this type of divorce the division of assets and care of children is based upon the finances…

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  • Business Ethics Case Analysis: Earthquake

    Case Analysis 1. What are the facts in the case? John is the chief seismologist at one of the leading research facilities in North America who holds a P.H.D from one of the most prestigious university in the country. John has developed a method for predicting earthquake with 80% accuracy rate. From his investigation, he discovered that there is a 80% chance that an earthquake will occur with a magnitude of 7.3 in one of the four fault lines in southern california within two days. While three…

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  • Magnified Earthquakes In Haiti

    magnitude 8.8 earthquake which released 500 times more energy than Haiti’s, rattled Chile but only causes 525 people to die. When seeking the answers to the huge differences, scientists discovered that geological differences as well as social factors both helped to minimize death toll and infrastructure failures. Geological Aspects There are three aspects included in geological aspects: tectonic settings, the location of the epicenter and ground shaking intensity. Tectonic settings define the…

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  • Haiti Earthquake 2010 Earthquake

    2010 Haitian Earthquake ○ Where and how: The infamous 2010 earthquake occurred 25km from Port-au-Prince, Haiti’s capital. This region was the most densely populated area of the country, which increased the impact of this event significantly. The earthquake struck at 4:53pm local time on the 12th of January, with a depth of around 13km. This relatively shallow depth meant that most of the energy of the earthquake was released close to the surface, resulting in a devastating catastrophe. The event…

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  • The Owens Valley Analysis

    The Owens Valley is a structural trough that has been dropped down as a graben along regional scale normal faults that separate it structurally from the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the west, and the White Mountains to the east (Pakiser, et al. 1964). Measured at 121 km north to south and it encompasses roughly 1400 square kilometers, the Owens Valley includes such features as hot springs, the basal Bishop Tuff from the Long Valley Caldera eruption which occurred approximately 750,000 years ago…

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  • Earthquake Comparison Essay

    a magnitude 7.6 quake, as a result of the Cocos plate subducting under the Caribbean plate. The quake had originated from 25 miles below the surface and 38 miles from Liberia and 87 miles of the capital, resulting in the less damaging effects of the quake. Haiti’s magnitude 7 quake, occurring due to a grinding between the North American and Caribbean plates lasting 250 years, resulted in an realease of this stress. Originating only 5 miles below the surface and the little distance it had been…

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