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An Analysis of the Main Cause of Debate in the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution in the Bill of Rights
Since the Second Amendment was made to the US Constitution in the Bill of Rights, there has been increasing debate about its interpretation. However, regardless of the original meaning intended by the authors of the Bill of Rights, it is indisputable that gun violence has made today’s American society a threat to itself. It...
An Analysis of the Factors That Influenced the Creation of the United States Constitution
In 1787, the U.S Constitution was created. It is known as the supreme law of the United States. Originally, the U.S Constitution was called the Bill of Rights which only consisted of the first ten amendments. There are many factors from political, historical and cultural events that has influenced the creation of the U.S C...
Duties and Powers of a Trustee in The Trust Act 1882
Abstract The office of a trustee is onerous one and he is subject to the onerous personal liability. The Trust Act 1882 deals with the duties and liabilities of a trustee and moreover many proposition of renowned author helps to identify the duties and powers of a trustee. Observations of different cases make the trustee's...
An Outline of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act
In 2002 in response to some extreme accounting malpractice from companies like the Enron Corporation and Tyco International PLC the U.S congress passed the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. This Act was named after Senator Paul Sarbanes and Representative Michael Oxley. This Act was put into place to protect investors from fraudulent acc...
An Overview of the Louisiana Purchase According to the American Amendment
Although seemingly shrouded in ambiguity and looked at with askance, the Louisiana Purchase along with all other land purchases are constitutional. These are strictly because of articles 4 and 6, the elastic clause, and the tenth amendment. Firstly article IV section 3 grants the aggregation of land for the creation of new...
The Human Fascination with Serial Killers
Killer Captivation Serial killers, they take your breath away both literally and figuratively. There is something about them that draw people in. Though many are intrigued by murder and those who commit it, we seldom know why. Personally, I have felt the same strange pull. Watching television shows gave me enough contact w...
The Important Role of the Treaty of Waitangi in the Development of the Constitutional System of New Zealand
History has played a significant role in shaping New Zealand’s current constitutional system. New Zealand has no entrenched single document that forms our constitution. Rather, history has shaped the evolution of New Zealand’s current constitutional system. Since colonial times New Zealand’s legal history has had a marked e...
A Debate on Whether Changes Should Be Made to the Constitution to Require Certain Qualifications for Justice Candidates
Introduction The judicial system within the United States is a dual court system, meaning that each state has its own court system alongside a federal system (Court). Each state court hears cases within its own jurisdiction and the federal court system hears cases that only apply to federal law (Court). Each court system,...
The Role of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton in the Creation of the American Constitution
During the creation of the American Constitution, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton played an important role in the way the Constitution came to be. Before becoming members on George Washington’s cabinet, Jefferson and Hamilton had critical roles that led them to creating and enforcement of the constitution. “Jefferso...
The Influence of Supreme Court Trials in the Changes in the United States Through the McCulloch v Maryland and Gibbons v. Ogden Cases
Supreme Court trials are a classic means of change in the United States, in that court proceedings have greatly influenced our system of government. Cases include Marbury v. Madison, which established judicial review; Dred Scott v. Stanford, an infamous case concerning slaves being defined as one’s personal “property;” McCu...