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  • Divorce: A Formal Analysis

    volunteer helper and suffer no consequences for any inaccurate information that they provide (Bright et al. 230). The GAL has proven to be one of the most discriminatory efforts of the court because the GAL often times favors the father over the mother and because they face no legal ramifications, they can falsify testimonies, which leaves the child in the hands of the lesser parental guardian (Neustein et al. 88). In Brisco v LaHue, it was determined that the GAL is guaranteed absolute immunity in the judicial process (Briscoe v. LaHue, 460 U.S. 325 (1983)). In Bright, Shovali, and Cooper’s article, they argue that if the usage of GAL continues, then the inexperienced GALs should be paired with experienced ones to help guide them through the process and that there should be more than one individual overseeing the case (Bright et al. 236). These stipulations seem to theoretically solve some of the issues at hand, but enforcing legal punishments for false testimonies would help force the GALs to be less discriminatory and focus more on the child. This is not to say that third-party information is not extremely valuable in some cases, but rather we need to revisit the guidelines and procedures it takes to become a guardian ad litem and we need to put in place harsh consequences should they choose to provide falsified…

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  • Child Labour Essay

    relatively low wages paid to children are much lower than to adult workers. Some children work unpaid, this is classified as “slavery” if adults are involved. Employers find children more obedient and easier to control. Unlike older workers, they are unlikely to initiate protests or form trade unions. It is also easy for adults to ‘intimidate’ children. Employers can force child workers into submission when the children are dependent on them for food, lodging and even emotional support. In most…

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  • Should Guardians Be Required In Schools

    youngsters ' education. Kids who have caring and involved guardians have a tendency to show signs of improvement evaluations. At the point when a guardian makes concerns about homework and assignments, oversees to verify that they complete, and even assists with homework. It is more probable that assignments will be finished and turned in on time. Another variable in evaluations is participation. With a low participation rate, assignments won’t get done, and the child will get behind in…

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  • Character Analysis Of Offred In The Handmaid's Tale

    past is that she was basically happy there, she had a daughter and a lover, both of which she was removed from by the Gilead regime. Her longing for the past is bittersweet, although it has many memories for her, not all of them are happy. Also, whenever she thinks of the past, she is reminded of how awful her present situation is, she is reminded of what she has lost. Perhaps that is why she refers to the past as "...the other time...". She is also a fighter. She is determined…

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  • Analysis Of So You Ve Been Publicly Shamed By Jon Ronson

    Missy Raimann Hastings English 1010 21 September 2016 Summary Essay Chapter 1-3 In Jon Ronson’s So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, Ronson explores different cases of public shaming for his journalism and demonstrates how the shaming not only impacts the person being shamed but everyone else around them. The author, Ronson is also part of the plot and he is affected by public shaming first hand via twitter. His personal experience with public shaming sparked his interest so he decides to…

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  • Single Mother Essay

    Single Mother of Two Passes Away From Cancer; Will Not Properly Prepared A single mother of two, who succumbed to cancer made the week’s headlines. The story goes that when she first got aware of her condition she immediately started to make will preparations as is the norm employing the use of Eventually, she was able to come up with a “legal will” complying with all standards, including the witnessing formalities as par the requirements of the law of Florida. The details stated…

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  • Broadsheet And Tabloid Newspaper Comparison

    Differences between broadsheet and tabloid newspaper Size One of the distinguishing factor between the two newspapers is size. A broadsheet is in the strictest definitions big newspapers that can measure between 11 to 12 inches wide and as much as 20 inches long and is characterized by long vertical lines. Broadsheet newspapers are usually folded horizontally in half to fit in newsstands. In the UK some of the famous broadsheets are Daily Telegraph, Financial Times, the Guardian and Sunday…

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  • Case Study: Crossover Youth

    cases are going to get to you. In that moment an African American male with a shaved head and tattoos with his hands and feet shackled was escorted to the room. I could not believe it; all I could do was try to stay calm, but I was nervous inside. Thankfully another case was starting and the Judge came back. When I went back to my seat I noticed that there was a camera inside the room and I was like wow, they have to record everything that happens in the courtroom. A procedural observation that…

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  • Pastor Jim's Story Of The Orbss Of Light

    both the church and the New Age were full of opinions. He was very careful in everything he read not to accept any evil explanation. Gold, church people said represented unconditional love. Green referred to healing and prosperity. Yellow, spoke of wisdom. Blue, offered protection. White, they claimed, was purity and holiness. He thought there was a great danger in all of this. Some people looking at the phenomena could easily see it in the same way as they look at a horoscope. ‘Rubbish,’ he…

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  • Descriptive Essay On Boardwalk

    I look down and see the big fish below me. I looked up and thought about how I would get up, but before I could raise another hand onto this wooden rail I was somehow holding, dad was down on his front side helping me back up to the safety of the dock. I was sitting in a chair next to Mom when I thought more about what had just happened. How had I possibly managed to grab onto the rail after falling forwards into the water? I feel like the hand of a guardian angel reached down and saved me from…

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