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    Seen throughout history, humans of all ages and sizes have been culprits of murder. Even children as young as the age of ten have been raised in neighborhoods that were so harrowing that homicide at that age was seen as a normality. In order to punish these young children that have sought to commit the acts of murder, new laws had to have been passed. One major law introduced was one passed by “…the Illinois Legislature...[who passed] a bill permitting 10-year-old children to be charged with murder and – as “super predators” – sent to maximum-security jails” (Text 1). Before laws like these were ever passed, authors such as William Golding portrayed the sadistic ways of humans that are even possessed by children of the ages of eight to twelve. In the novel known as The Lord of the Flies, Golding depicts a story “about a band of British schoolboys marooned on a jungle island. Without adults to keep them in check, the boys turn to blood lust and murder. A boy who tries to reason gets his skull split open when he is thrown from a cliff” (Text 1). Relating this novel to the realistic world, there have been many debates on whether or not Ralph from The Lord of the Flies should be processed, tried, and convicted for the crime of killing Simon.…

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    Special Education Policy Case Review There are four sources of law in the United States, one of which is the rulings of judicial courts (Russo & Osborne, 2008). It’s these court trials and judicial opinions that determine how legislation is to be interpreted and applied because at times, legislation is ambiguous or broad or may not necessarily take into account the affects of preexisting legislation. As with all other types of legislation, lawsuits regarding special education occur and it’s…

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    (Evidence that Supports your Point/Assertion from Documentary) At a community help center, Nabozny met a legal advocate to whom he had revealed all that had happened to him in Ashland Schools. His legal advocate suggested Nabozny consider a lawsuit. In a historic decision, the United States court of appeals, ruled that Nabozny's case should go forward. No court up until then had ever agreed that there could be a lawsuit brought by a student who suffered anti-gay violence in a public school.…

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    B. Assessing the impact of the California, New York, and Massachusetts statutes on Kansas state pay equity case law With respect to the four divisions differentiating state pay equity statutes nationally, Kansas’s current pay equity statute applies to all employers, public and private, and falls into the “equal work” or “equal worth” category with twenty-one other states. Kansas’s law does not include language that would potentially broaden the scope of comparison employees bringing claims…

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    applied for patents for generic drugs that were developed with Androgel as the model. Solvay Pharmaceuticals proceeded to sue Actavis claiming the company violated “Paragraph IV” of the Hatch-Waxman Act which states that if approved, a drug product has “exclusive, or monopoly, status in the market for a certain number of years (five years for a new chemical entity and other periods of time for different situations). Under this law, the FDA is unable to legally approve a generic drug application…

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    Main Issue: Does the holder of a restraining order bring a procedural due process rights claim against a local government for its failure to actively enforce the restraining order state law due to police failure to provide procedure before declining to search for and arrest the violator of the terms of the restraining order and protect the holder from…

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    Coolidge V. S. 403 Essay

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    confirm his story with the wife. The wife during the questioning displayed four guns and some clothing Coolidge was wearing during the days the victim Mason was missing. The police provided all the evidence to the state attorney general in order to get a warrant to arrest Coolidge at his home, in which the state attorney agreed to do so (“Coolidge v. New Hampshire, 403 U.S. 443 (1971),” n.d.). The police arrived at the house days later with…

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    In the Supreme Court case, Nelson v. Colorado, the judgment revolves around the constitutionality of the Colorado Exoneration Act. This act stated that monetary fines paid due to conviction charges can only be returned to the exonerated individual if they can prove beyond a reasonable doubt that they are innocent of the accused crime. The constitutionality of this law was debated and in question in regards to the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. I concur in the…

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    is the Supreme Court. In order to understand what and how a Supreme Court functions, it is essential to comprehend what a judicial court is. The judicial court’s main function is to make sure that all of the laws listed in the Constitution are followed and enforced. In addition, the main solution to many conflicts in cases can be found with the help of the Judicial Court. The Supreme Court is exactly what is appears and sounds to be. The word supreme allows everyone to understand that it the…

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    Monsanto Bias

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    The morning of November 9th, 2016, citizens of the United States awoke to learn that Donald Trump would be the next President of the United States. Some cried, some cheered, as for me, I felt numb as I sat looking at my phone in disbelief. As I reflected on the past few months, many thoughts rattled around my head and disappeared, but one message remained. Donald Trump didn’t win the election because he knows politics and how to lead the most powerful nation on planet earth, he won the election…

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