Legitimacy law in England and Wales

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  • Essay On Primogeniture In King Lear

    child of Gloucester. In the following dialogue, the audience can piece together a sense of shame and mockery towards Edmund: But I have a son, sir, by order of law, some year elder than this, who yet is no dearer in my account. Through this knave came something saucily to the world before he was sent for, yet was his mother fair, there was good sport at his making, and the whoreson must be ackknowledg’d. Do you know this noble gentleman, Edmund? (1.1.19-24). Gloucester clearly expresses…

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  • Analysis Of Villains And Protagonists In Much Ado About Nothing By William Shakespeare

    Villains and antagonists often prove to be some of the most interesting characters in literature and fiction. Examining their motives can provide greater understanding of the way individuals think as well as highlighting flaws in society or in cultural values. In act one scene three of Much Ado about Nothing, Shakespeare introduces Don John as the play’s antagonist through foreshadowing, divulges vital information to understand his character, evokes compassion for Don John from the audience, and…

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  • Judicial Diversity Case Study

    Over the years, judicial diversity has been an issue of concern for Wales and England. Reform initiatives and debates for judicial diversity are critical features of various common law jurisdictions. The country faces gender and ethnicity diversity as the major dimension of inclusiveness in the judicial system. Critics have raised general arguments in rationalizing judicial diversity as well as the essence of having judicial appointments and procedures adhering to the requirements of equal…

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  • The Similarities Between Solicitors And Barristers

    I. Introduction Unlike attorneys of the United States who, regardless of their specialty, have similar roles, the British Legal profession functions unilaterally. Practicing Lawyers in England and Wales are currently categorized into two distinctive groups: solicitors and barristers. Solicitors serve as a point of contact for clients and provide advice on a wide array of matters, whether it be a civil, criminal, or business one. Conversely, barristers play the role of advocates for the…

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  • Summary: The Importance Of Police Accountability

    Accountability is important factor for policing. Both the law enforcement agencies and individual officers are accountable for each and every action. Real accountability method is significant if the police are capable enough in achieving their gaols of legitimacy and lawfulness, as explained by National Academy of Sciences. As mentioned by Kersbergen & Waarden (2004), legality links with the expectation that action of police is both constant and lawful with fulfilling the expectations of public…

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  • The Importance Of Police Legitimacy

    One of the main issues concerning police legitimacy is the racial disproportionate of stop and searches being conducted and how this effects the relationship between the public and the police. ‘The legitimacy of police is linked to public judgments about the fairness of the processes and operations through which the police make decisions and exercise authority’. If the police use fairness and equality in their dealings with citizens, then people will view the police as being more legitimate and…

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  • How Did New Labour Affect British Politics

    This essay will examine the different reforms established by New Labour and any impact they have had on British politics. New Labour enacted multiple reforms in its term from 1997-2007, from introducing independence to the Bank of England (1998) to The Human Rights Act 1998. Devolution seems to be the biggest element of the reform programme that made the most significant change to British politics. Many of the reforms have had some impact but none to the scale that devolution has. One of the…

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  • The Evolution Of Policing

    policing provides authority to maintain law and order, crime prevention and enforcing regulations. During the evolution of policing, three eras occurred and continue to evolve as society changes. These eras include, the political era, reform era, community problem solving era, and arguably a fourth era known as the era of uncertainty or the era of homeland security. Sir Robert Peel’s principles of policing have provided foundation for changes in English and Australian policing and are still…

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  • King's Claudiocester: Unity And Harmony

    The roll-maker notes that, according to some chroniclers, Marcia, the wife of King Guthelin, reigned for twelve years. Despite this, the text mainly focuses on the fact that Guthelin named the first laws of the Britons, Martian law, after her. As Higden states that Marcia did rule, the roll-maker obviously consulted further texts. Geoffrey of Monmouth instead suggests that it may have been Marcia who devised the law. Therefore, if the roll-maker consulted Geoffrey of Monmouth for this part of…

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  • Essay On Paedophile

    range of theories that attempt to make sense of sexuality, it is generally still a naturalised essentialist position that permeates society. It is these medico-moral discourses that surround not only sexuality, but childhood sexuality in particular. Children are constructed as asexual or pre-sexual, innocent, vulnerable and in need of protection, thus, childhood and sexuality become antithetical (Jackson & Scott, 2010). As a result of these naturalised assumptions about children and sexuality,…

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