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A Peer Review of Tort Cases Involving Employees Posing a Danger to Others
There are some cases where torts are filed because of the danger an employee poses to the general public or fellow employees. This paper will discuss the legal issues around these hazards and what can be done to prevent them. Examples will be cited peer reviews of cases where torts and crimes could be filed against law enfo...
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4 pages
The Questionable Safety of Genetically Modified Seed Patenting
A Persecution of Petals: The Questionable Safety of Seed Patenting There is a fragile relationship between production farmers and the
U.S. economy. The current legality of seed patenting in the U.S. Is
extremely detrimental to this delicate relationship and violates
traditional farming practices such as saving see...
1,119 words
4 pages
An Overview of Civil Liabilities in Policing
There are several civil liabilities that are associated with policing.
Civil liabilities refers to being responsible (liable) for the actions one
takes on society; most frequently action that is referred to as Police
Misconduct. Lawsuits can be pursued by the victims of police misconduct to
recover personal loss and other s...
436 words
2 pages
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...
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7 pages
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...
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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...
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11 pages
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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5 pages
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...
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5 pages
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...
612 words
4 pages
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...
2,816 words
9 pages