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U.S. Constitutional Law and the Impact of Illegal Immigration
U.S. Constitutional Law and Illegal Immigration The growing impact of illegal immigration on the U.S. economy has demanded that lawmakers tighten the influx of immigrants to America's shores.  The question arises concerning the hotly debated issue as to whether the constitution provides illegal immigrants with the basic an...
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The Benefits of the Death Penalty in America
The Death Penalty Abolishing the death penalty allows criminals to receive an easy way out without recompensing their victim. Thirty one out of the fifty states in America obtain the death penalty (“States with and without the Death Penalty,” 2016). An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth displays the biblical morality...
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Reformations of the U.S. Constitution
Reformation of the U.S Constitution The United States Constitution was ratified on September 17, 1787 during the Philadelphia Convention, now known as the Constitutional Convention. Throughout the two- hundred and twenty eight years the United States Constitution has been set it places, it has technically only been altere...
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The Beliefs, Application, and Power of the Judicial Review
In the United States of America, the Constitution has always been a
document which upholds and protects the rights of the individual citizens.
However, the country's Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution in 1776
using broad and general terms, which has led to debate and disagreement
regarding whether the Constitution was...
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The Importance of the Declaration of Independence Today
Declaration of Independence Paper For many, a single piece of paper with words on it may mean nothing. However, that all changed in 1776. It happened during this year, that words on paper began to mean freedom and independence for the thirteen original colonies. On July 4th 1776, a document so very important was born. This...
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A Review of the Ohio Legislative Website and the Tennessee v. Garner Supreme Court Case
“Where the suspect poses no immediate threat to the officer and no threat to others, the harm resulting from the failing to apprehend him does not justify the use of deadly force to do so.” ~ Byron White Ohio’s Legislative Website I found the Ohio legislative website by entering “Ohio legislature site” into Google s...
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The Pros and Cons of the Three Strikes Law in the United States
The Three Strikes Law was originally enacted in 1994, it stated that if a defendant was convicted on any two felonies and then convicted of a third, the law mandates a state prison term of a mandatory sentence of twenty-five years to life (Pillsbury, 2002). The controversy against this law is enormous because it does not sp...
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The Procedure of Obtaining an Administrative Search Warrant in the State of Michigan
Obtaining and administrative search warrant in the state of Michigan
seems fairly simple. The procedure to obtain the administrative search
warrant includes having probable cause. Probable cause is, "...When there
is a fair probability that a search will result in evidence of a crime
being discovered." Prob...
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The Importance of the Constitution as a Whole for the US Government
With the signing of the constitution by George Washington and several others it is known that this is a worthy cause to follow. This constitution is set up in such a way that there will not be full power given to one man like it was given unto King George. This constitution is given to help strengthen these states and make...
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The Greatest Justices of the Supreme Court of America
Judging Judges John Marshall, appointed by Federalist John Adams, was one of the greatest justices of the Supreme Court; because he avoided corruption, was a level judge of constitutionality, and did not “legislate from the bench.” He was one of the longest-serving justices of the Supreme Court (serving a term from 1801 to...
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An Analysis of the American Constitution by Laurence Tribe
Laurence H. Tribe is a Professor of Constitutional Law from Harvard University. He has argued more than 3 dozen cases before the Supreme Court of the United States, and has published more than 100 books and articles in regards to the Constitution. He is the author of The Invisible Constitution, and in the video he explains...
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The Purpose and Effects of the Gold Bullion Act in the United States
Gold Bullion Act There were many assumptions to what the Gold Bullion Act actually was. However, very few were actually correct. Something people didn’t know is that in fact The Gold Bullion Act had a second name to it: The Gold Reserve Act of 1934. When you are to think of 1934, what comes to mind? For example, The Great...
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A Discussion on the Personal Ethics and Morals of Individual Judges within the American Judiciary System
“Four things belong to a judge: to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly and to decide impartially.” ~ Socrates Introduction The judiciary is one of the most important institutions in the United States of America, as it both determines the way those who break the law are dealt with (within the boun...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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The Denial of the First Amendment in the United States
Retraction of the First Amendment “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” (U.S. Const. a...
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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...
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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...
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An Evaluation of the American Justice System
The United States of America has the highest mass incarceration rates of any country in the world; a staggering 2.3 million people, imprisoned in 6,000 different correctional facilities across the nation. (1*) Another 7 million are either on probation or on parole. The inmate population has inflated so rampantly in this lan...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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