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  • Gender Violence In Mexico

    In 1992, United States President George H.W. Bush, Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari, and Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney signed the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA. What many are not familiar with is how Texas border cities with Mexico, particularly the borderland of El Paso, TX, and Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, saw a significant increase in gender violence after the signing of NAFTA. Since the early 1990’s to the early 2000’s, Ciudad Juárez became the central stage for the most gruesome femicides in the world. As Ginger Thompson reports, what is the most astonishing of these cases is that almost all of them remain unsolved up to this day (A1). Most of the women killed shared similar backgrounds. They were poor and young, immigrants from inner Mexican small towns that came to the border with the aspirations to better themselves through the promises of the maquiladora system job market (Dillon A3). One day, as their families waited for them to return home, they simply disappeared. A few weeks later, those same family members were called into the Juárez morgue, where they were shown a black plastic bag with skeletal remains and asked to identify and corroborate if it was in fact their missing daughter, sister, cousin. In the book Gender Violence at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Media Representation and Public Response, editors Hector Domínguez-Ruvalcaba and Ignacio Corona mention how: These crimes are the undesirable result of a machista culture…

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  • Vaccine And Autism Argumentative Essay

    and encouraged manufacturers to remove thimerosal from all vaccines” (par. 29). Both stakeholders have their own view on the controversy and want support from the people who see vaccines. And by the information given by both stakeholders, it’s society’s choice that divides into both sides if they feel vaccines are threatening or helpful. Work Cited "A Vaccine Commission? Bad Idea; vaccines don't cause autism, and it's dangerous to promote the idea that they do." Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.…

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  • Case Study Of Buildco Ltd

    Law, s558v [ 2 ]. Walker v Wimborne (1976) 137. [ 3 ]. Limited liability exception - the UK's "lifting the veil of the Company", < http://www.law-walker.net/detail.asp?id=4511> [ 4 ]. Lonrho ltd. v. Shell Petroleum Co., Ltd. (1980). [ 5 ]. Salomon v Salomon & Co Ltd (1897) AC22. [ 6 ]. Australia Corporation Law, s46. [ 7 ]. Ramsay I and Noakes D, ‘piercing the Corporate Veil in Australia’ (2001) 19 Company and Securities Law Journal 250. [ 8 ]. Smith Stone & Knight Ltd v Birmingham…

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  • Argumentative Essay On Radio Broadcast

    This source is radio broadcast transcript originally published by the National Public Radio and was retrieved on LexisNexis. The radio broadcast uses mainly a democratic/environmentalist view on grand overview of cruise ships debacle in Charleston. In the broadcast they explains how Charleston ranked the third best city in the world and the best North American city for tourist (“In Charleston, S.C., Resistance to Cruise Ships”). In broadcast they basically say that if Charleston builds the new…

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  • The Case Of Engel V. Vitale The Regent's Prayer

    In the case of Engel v. Vitale the Regent’s prayer was meant to be “non-denominational” and the respondents’ argument states that the students are not required to perform the prayer but that those who choose not to participate sit silently or be excused from the classroom (LexisNexis). To an extent this seems like a perfectly well thought out idea, but to ask a child to sit quietly or remove themselves from the classroom really becomes an act of seclusion. When a person becomes secluded they…

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  • Prison Sentences Essay

    S.( ed).( 1972). The Oxford English-Arabic dictionary of current usage. Oxford: Oxford University Press. HAPGOOD, M.( ed).( 2007). The laws of prisons [eBook]. 13th ed. London: LexisNexis Butterworths. Available via: Lexis Library [Accessed 4 June 2009]. BIBLIOGRAPHY 1. ASSOCIATION OF LAW LIBRARIANS.( 2000). BIALL salary survey, 1999/2000. London: TFPL Recruitment. 2. DONIACH, N. S.( ed).( 1972). The Oxford English-Arabic dictionary of current usage. Oxford: Oxford University PresS …

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  • My Experience As An Intern At The Florida Community

    Forbes, J.D. Assistant Director of Research Services because she is very intelligent, punctual and caring. She was a former U.S. Senator and practicing attorney. She has three sons and worked on Capitol Hill during the day and went to law school by night. She has worked in the Duval County Courthouse since 1976 and has seen the growth of her interns. I appreciate the fact that she presents opportunities for me to educate myself about my future endeavors. For instance, introducing me to…

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  • Therapeutic Art Therapy

    To some individuals, art is a way to release creativity, share a story and according to a South China Morning Post by Jeanette Wang, art is also used as a therapeutic mechanism. The article’s name was not apparent, but can be found under “Deliverance; Very sick or terminally ill people can hide their feelings, but expressive art therapy aims to help unlock difficult emotions – and the technique is growing in Asia, writes Jeanette Wang” in the section under the Lifestyle Post published on…

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  • Annotated Bibliography On Obese

    Annotated Bibliography Kirkey, Sharon. “Doctors Discriminate Against the Obese: Expert.” Halifax Daily News, 4 Feb 2008, p.9. LexisNexis Academic. http://www.lexisnexis.com/lnaucui2api/results/permalink.do This source’s main claim is that obese patients are dissatisfied and fed up with the mistreatment from their doctors. Specifically, patients are being misdiagnosed and hurried throughout their appointments. Also, some patients are so unwilling to go see their doctor because of weight…

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  • Case Study: Kennesaw State University

    has over 2,000 students in attendance and offers around 30 degree programs in total, many in high-demand fields. It also has a degree completion program that takes into account a student’s military experience, work experience, prior college courses and more towards their college credit. Many of Charter Oak State College’s degree programs are available online as well as face-to-face. Online bachelor’s degree options include business administration, health care information management and…

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