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An Analysis of the Charter Rights to Physician Assisted Death in Canada
In our textbook, Classic Readings and Cases in the Philosophy of Law, there are essays in the last portion, which concern whether criminal law should be used against behaviour that is harmful to others, harmful to self, seen as immoral by society or is offensive (Dimock, 2002). The Supreme Court judgement on the Carter v. C...
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A Proposal for Grocery Stores to Implement a Kill Date Stamped on the Wrapping of Meat Products
A Bill / Resolution to advocate animals' rights, and to promote awareness
of what exactly goes on behind closed doors of the meat industry. I propose
that any meat put into grocery stores have a "kill date" stamped on the
wrapping. IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES John Barrow (GA- 12th district) intr...
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A Discussion on the Current Move to Eliminate Tobacco Through Public Policy
Tobacco and Public Policy There is no denying that tobacco consumption comes at a huge cost to society. Tobacco use is the leading preventable cause of premature morbidity and mortality in the US. It is responsible for the death of more than 400,000 Americans every year and costs the country more than $300 billion each yea...
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The Safe Haven Infant Laws: A Better Alternative for Parents to Make the Right Decision
The birth of a baby can be an exciting, unique, and a special experience for many Mothers but this is not always true. Mother’s may face hardships that would make taking care of a baby difficult. Luckily, the Infant Safe Haven Laws are in place to protect babies. Currently, all 50 states have implemented this law. Each stat...
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Case Studies on Ethical and Legal Issues in Medicine
The case begins with a 72-year-of-age female that suffers from a cerebral hemorrhage which consequently caused severe brain damage and ventilator dependent. The patient was thus diagnosed to be in a permanent unconscious condition. A year prior to this incident, the patient and her husband had drawn up “living wills” with t...
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The Case for Pushing For Medicaid Expansion
The Case for Pushing For Medicaid Expansion When did playing politics come before the needs of the American people? While many political experts may argue that this is the nature of a system that is primarily incremental in adopting changes, the outright denial of proven facts and figures brings the American political syst...
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An Analysis of the Andrew Beckett AIDS Crisis
Philadelphia Video Andrew Beckett wrestled with the decision of whether to reveal, or not reveal his chronic illness of AIDS to his Philadelphia law firm. Ultimately, Beckett decides to conceal his illness from his firm and co-workers, although he only specifically lies about his condition once. Once the firm finds out abo...
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An Argument in Favor of Marijuana Legalization in the United States
How can something with no recorded fatalities be illegal? This is the current situation of marijuana. Marijuana refers to the dried leaves, flowers, and buds from the hemp plant, Cannabis Sativa. Marijuana can be smoked or orally ingested to affect the user. The plant contains an abundance of compounds, but the two primary...
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The Controversial Issues on the Legalization of Marijuana in Colorado and Washington
The prohibition of marijuana has made headlines recently regarding the official state-wide legalization in Colorado and Washington. This major change in policy has sparked debates regarding legalization and what its effects would be on the American people and society as a whole. If marijuana were legalized it would be tre...
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The City of McAllen's Restricted Laws and Requirements on Each Animal
Mcallen, Tx City Commission Assignment On February 2, 2016, a city commission was held discussing a variety of topics in the city of McAllen. One of the issues was the consideration of amending city’s vicious animals’ ordinance. Over the years, the city of McAllen has made the requirement for its people that live in the ci...
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A Report on Food Safety and Security Under Doha WTO Regulations
Date Food safety and Security under Doha WTO Regulations Food safety refers to the process of preparing, handling and storing
food in order to avoid illnesses that are associated with improper food
description. Therefore, various routines should be followed in order to
avoid the vari...
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An Introduction to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the United States
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, of the 111th Congress, first sponsored by Representative Charles Rangel (D) of New Jersey, was aimed at reforming health care in the United States. The bill, signed into public law by President Obama on March 23rd, 2010, and which go...
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Federal Power Expanded in the Case of Mutual Pharmaceutical Versus Barlett
Federal Power Expanded Through Pharmaceuticals & Progressivism In the case of Mutual Pharmaceutical vs. Bartlett, the United States Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 count that federal law prohibits generic drug manufacturers from independently changing their drugs’ labels, in line with an earlier decision of PLIVA, Inc. v. Me...
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An Introduction to the Advantages of Physician-Assisted Suicide
Should Congress Pass a Law Legalizing Physician-Assisted Suicide in the United States? Assisted suicide is when an individual helps someone else voluntarily take steps to end their life. Such "assistance" could be when a physician honors a patient's voluntary request for a lethal dose of medication, which the patient...
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The Use of States' Dormant Commerce Clause For the Protection of Citizens' Health and Safety
The Big Cheese: The Use of States’ Dormant Commerce Clause for the Protection of Citizens’ Health and Safety In the case of the Vermont statue forbidding out-of-state artisan cheese from being brought into and solid in the state, the artisan cheese producers from other states are likely to make an argument similar to thos...
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An Examination of the Tylenol Poisoning Case
Tylenol Case Study When Johnson and Johnson found out that one of their main products, Tylenol was part of a murder plot they did not panic or try to hide what was going on. Instead, Johnson and Johnson was honest with the public, telling them that they did not know what was happening but they would do everything in the...
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