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Volkswagen Faces Lawsuit over Rigged Diesel Engines
Volkswagen Faces Lawsuits Over Rigged Diesel Engines Volkswagen faces charges over the outcome of the rigged diesel engines manufactured and released to the public. This made it possible to rig emission chest and effectively cheat on the emissions tests. Currently, the company is attempting to resolve the issue with its cu...
The Oppression of African-Americans in the Late Nineteenth Century
During the late nineteenth century, African Americans faced many forms of discrimination in the South at the hands the white southerners. During this time, white southerners were justifying discrimination as “unwritten laws to prevent negro domination (Shi and Mayer. 127)”. In the case of Plessy v. Ferguson, Homer Plessy s...
The Suppression of Civil Liberties by the American President
The Taking of Civil Liberties and the American Population’s Response This paper explains the motivation of presidents for putting out acts and orders that stifle individual freedoms, oppress a group of people, and create unjust and harmful laws in action while still maintaining the support of the general population. The fo...
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...
The History and Contribution of the National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws
The National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is a nonprofit public-interest advocacy group that’s goals include reforming laws, educating the public, decriminalizing users, and promoting responsible smoking habits. NORML is one of the many voices of the public policy debate for those Americans who oppo...
An Argument Against the Copyrighting of Photography, Text, and Music
Copyrighting has been around for many of years. People will copy others work just to get some credit. As for me, I believe strongly about the laws of copyrighting. Completing an assignment with wording, pictures, or music from the internet without giving the official writers a “shout out”? What is the point? You should comp...
An Annotated Bibliography on the Copyright and Patent Issues Between Apple and Samsung
Apple and Samsung- two big giants of the cellphone industry are not just brands anymore, they have become a status symbol for the members of the society. But, these big brands have to go way too far to secure and protect their technologies which they use. Since 2014, there have been issues between Apple and Samsung, where A...
The PRISM Project of the National Security Agency Should Be Stopped
Every move you make, every email you send out, every phone-call you make is being recorded. By who? Your very own government. The National Security Agency should not be allowed to invade the privacy of the citizens of the United States through the PRISM project due to violations of the 4th amendment, and should not be reins...
A Discussion on the Issue of Volkswagen Group of America's False Advertising Prices
Parties: Volkswagen Group of America, Federal Trade Commission Issues at stake: Volkswagen Group of America’s false advertising practices The verdict: a verdict has not been reached yet, as this case has not even seen a courtroom given how recent it is. The FTC is seeking monetary damages for the consumers affected by Vo...
Vermont Government Signing Law to GMO Labeling
Vermont Government Signing Law to GMO Labeling Being the first country ever to sign the law to label GMOs on food is the biggest impact to the people. Right now, the Republicans are working on the bill that would forbid states from passing and enforcing laws requiring GMO labeling. While Congress is working on...