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  • Judges Make Law But Merely Interpret The Law Analysis

    “Judges (courts) do not ‘make’ law but merely interpret the law.” The famous quote, “Justice is the tolerable accommodation of the conflicting interests of society, and I don 't believe there is any royal road to attain such accommodation concretely” [Hamburger: http://www.quotegarden.com/justice.html (Downloaded 20th March 2016)] can be considered for interpreting that “Judges (courts) do not ‘make’ the law but merely interpret the law” as practically law is ruling our daily life as “the…

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  • The Bible: The Book Of Judges And Samson

    1) The Biblical story The book of Judges and Samson Introduction The story of Samson is written in the book of Judges. Judges is a book in the Bible that happened to occur after the death of Joshua. Because the people of Israel were disobeying God, God punished them. But then again, the people cry out for help and ask God for forgiveness. So, God up rose different leaders or judges to rescue them again. The judges that God elected were flawed individuals which demonstrated God’s work through…

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  • Judge By Appearance

    Do Not Judge By Appearance I have had many people stop me and ask “what do your tattoos mean?”, “Do you understand what that will look like when you’re old?”, “you’re such a pretty girl why would you wreck your imagine with tattoos?” and etc. Many people give me looks of scorn because I have tattoos and piercings. I work 2 part time jobs, go to school, church, am as active in my community as much as possible, babysit/nanny as often as possible, and am family/friend oriented. Never once have I…

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  • Judge In The Bible

    There is a good reason God admonishes us not to judge anyone. We simply do not have all the information needed nor will we ever know all that should be known to judge another person or even ourselves. Only God has all the information and that is why He is the just Judge (Psalm 7:11). We only prophesy is part (1 Corinthians 13:9), so God doesn’t tell us everything, just what we need to know. The Bible tells us, “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, nor are your ways my ways, says the LORD.…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Should Judges Elect Judges?

    weighing evidence separate from political pressures” I believe subjecting judges to an election, puts them at a high risk for corruption. Therefore I do not believe that voters should elect judges. “The crisis of confidence in the impartiality of the judiciary is real and growing. Left unaddressed, the perception that justice is for sale will undermine the rule of the law that courts are supposed to uphold (State judges should be appointed, not elected).” Pennsylvania spent a record breaking…

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  • Declaratory Theory: A Fairy Tale

    theory, namely judges are ‘not delegated to pronounce a new law, but to maintain and expound the old one’. Lord Esher’s judgment in Willis v Baddeley contended that judges ‘frequently have to apply existing law to circumstances as to which it has not previously been authoritatively laid down that such law is applicable.’ They believe that judges’ role is just to discover law and apply it to different circumstances. However, this theory then was widely condemned by lawyers, judges, and…

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  • R Vs Misaac Case Study

    that the trial judge had failed to consider that the defence might have honestly believed that consent had been given even if that was a mistake (para. 30). The R. submitted that the trial judge did not make a mistake in the assessment of the evidence and that the defense’s argument, that there was a mistaken belief in consent, was inconsistent with the Apl. admittance that such hits fall outside what is expected in a non-contact hockey league. (para. 31) ISSUES a) Did the trial judge speculate…

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  • Preliminary Guilts In Court Cases

    Preliminary hearings are conducted after an individual has been arraigned in the court. It is a process where the judge determines whether there is enough evidence for the case to be presented. Using a legal standard known as probable cause, the judge determines whether the government has provided substantial evidence that can reasonably convince a jury of the fact that the defendant has committed the crimes in question (Montemayor, 2014). A suspect is entitled to a preliminary hearing to ensure…

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  • Jury System In Australia Essay

    is to hear evidence, apply the law as directed by the judge, and then collectively decide if the defendant is guilty or not guilty of the crime they have been accused of, based only on the facts given. Juries have played a significant role in Australia’s justice system for quite some time, though in more recent years the role of juries has been reduced. In 2011, the NSW government changed the law so that accused persons could apply for judge alone trials and, with consent from the Director of…

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  • Senatorial Courtesy Analysis

    According to the textbook, there are two main ways in which one can be nominated as a Federal Judge. The first approach is termed, “Senatorial Courtesy” in which the president of the United states chooses an individual that he or she believes to be qualified to fill the position, however at this point the Senate has the position to “approve or reject” based on the same “qualification” the president used in order to nominate the individual. If the Senate decided to reject the president’s…

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