Legal professions

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  • Role Of Legal Profession

    implies that lawyers stand in the way of tyranny. It underscores the significance of legal professionals in societies. While the legal profession in the modern sense was nonexistent in ancient times, practicing law is one of the oldest learned professions across the world. The purpose of this paper is to examine the evolutionary role of the legal profession in strengthening the rule of law in the Arab world, a region that has long suffered from the absence of adequate rule of law. In this paper, I will examine the following question: To contribute effectively to the strengthening of the Rule of Law, lawyers working…

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  • Duluth Police Department: DPD Case Study

    Minnesota Duluth Police Department: DPD states that only peace officers who have successfully finished the determined training may be able to use the CEW. They are set to be put in the opposite side of the firearm with marked differences from it. Officers are also responsible for them to be in good working conditions, and they should never hold both the firearm and CEW at the same time. When using a CEW, the peace officer must give the suspect enough time to comply as well as let other officers…

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  • Town Hall Meeting Research Paper

    The town hall meeting was located in the village of Mundelein. The meeting started of with the roll call of the committee or trustees at the meeting. After the roll call, everyone at the meeting did the Pledge of Allegiance. The meeting was being held at the week of Thanksgiving and the mayor was giving thanks to the village and his board members. The mayor felt that the village benefited by the volunteer work that happens in the community and that it brings the community for unified and…

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  • Provincial Court System

    They sit in the front facing the judge and court clerk. Defendants that are the accused have lawyers who are also referred as attorneys. Lawyers represent the accused to ensure that they are proved innocent. They must evaluate the evidence and defend their clients. The lawyers role is “not to criticize anyone as an individual; rather it is to assess the validity and reliability of the evidence and testimony used by the prosecutor” (Goffman 2014, p. 264). During this, a lawyer must also be able…

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  • Court Clerks

    Inside the court duties of the judge is to hear the case and listen to the argument between the prosecutor and defense attorney also hears the witness testimony and rules base on the evidence provide to him or her. The duties outside the court of the judge is to research regulations and laws, oversee the court clerk work, sit with the attorneys to examine the case and inspire a deal, and confirm the rules and court procedures. Most of the judges have a law degrees and also are elected or…

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  • Gender Discrimination In The Legal Profession

    Although women’s status in society has improved, gender discrimination still persists within the legal profession. In 1954, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act established that it was unconstitutional to discriminate based on sex, race, color or religion (Dworkin 29). However, women are still faced with injustices in the work world. It is often difficult for women to receive promotions as compared to men. The objective of my research is to assess the ongoing problem of women’s lower status and pay…

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  • Minority Women In The Legal Profession

    Minority women in the legal profession are still a relatively new occurrence. According to the American Bar Association report, there are 34% of women in law firms. For minority women it seems as private practice is a better alternative. They are less likely to face discrimination and more likely to achieve their desired standing. Women in large law firms only account for 4% of the total number of attorneys . There is still a lot of bias towards minority females making it difficult for them to…

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  • Personalizing Professional Growth

    professor in the college of education at Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio (p.xi). The author served as a public school teacher, assistant principal, principal, and director of personal. She is currently serving as a licensed Ohio attorney practicing in employment law. The book is about the reasons failure effects and requires a change in the education field. When compared to other professionals, the education system has made meaningful changes in the lives of human beings. The…

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  • A Code Of Ethics In The Florida Department Of Education

    programs. FLDOE also states that we should never expose, embarrass, or ridicule a student, something some teachers seem to forget in a moment of anger. We should not ever violate our students’ legal right, or in any way, harass or discriminate against a student simply because of their race, color, sexual orientation, or for any other reason. We also have a responsibility to ensure that all students are guarded from any harassment and/or discrimination. Additionally, we should not for any reason…

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  • Overview Of The IFAC Code Of Ethics For Professional Accountants

    ........ Financial Interests ............................................................................ Inducements ..................................................................................... 1192 1193 1197 1199 1201 1203 1205 1207 1213 DEFINITIONS .............................................................................................. EFFECTIVE DATE ....................................................................................... 1101 ETHICS ETHICS…

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