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The Concept of Weakness Leads to Justice in the International Court of Justice
Lady Justice and Concept of Weakness Most times, people seek justice from a position of weakness. Powerless to avenge themselves or obtain redress, they resort to higher powers that can intervene and bring the offender to justice. Without socio-economic, political or military competence, many appeal to courts of justice an...
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The Delegation of Bahrain and the Issues Surrounding the International Court of Justice
Past and Current International Action The ICJ has many causes for concern. One of these causes is that judges elected to represent and defend their state parties vote regularly only in the parties’ favor, as seen in Posner 2004. To fix this issue, the ICJ created a rule that judges are elected only every nine years in th...
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The Controversies Surrounding the Concept of Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality draft 2 Net Neutrality is a very controversial claim in the world today. Net Neutrality has been an issue that has been in history for a long time, and may be the most controversial one that has reached congress in 2015. What sets Net Neutrality apart from the rest of the issues is that Net Neutrality is a...
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A Fox News Media Perspective of the Progress of Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality What is freedom? Is it something that can be gained? Is it something that can be lost? I ask myself these questions every day when I think of Net Neutrality, an issue that has plagued this country for decades. The tyrannical service providers merely laugh the people’s efforts to stop their control of the int...
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A Study of the Lack of Social Justice in Pakistan
Social justice in a whole is when people are fighting for what is right. Whether it has to do with gender, race, sexuality, or even religion. It has to do with privileges that were taken away from somebody who is different than the average person. For example, in Pakistan, being a young girl, the Taliban are blowing up scho...
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The Failures of the English Courts in Solving the Issue of Convicting Drug Suppliers
The English courts seek to solve the issue of convicting drug suppliers, however they have not been successful. Therefore this requires concentration on the requirements of duty of care in omission and causation. This essay aims to focus on the fact that the courts take different approaches in dealing with a drug supplier w...
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People with Metal Disabilities Should Be given Equal Rights
Imdad Ali, a Pakistani prisoner with a mental disability is in risk of execution. The Pakistan supreme court rejected all his appeals. Hundreds of people with mental illness die each year because of unconstitutional death penalties. Although, many people have tried to prevent fallacious executions, none of them worked so fa...
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A Discussion on the Conflicting Issues of Hate Speech and the Limitation of the Freedom of Speech in Canada
"Censorship is telling a man he can't have a steak just because a baby can't chew it." ~ Mark Twain Introduction One of the ostensibly foundational principles of liberal democracy is
the freedom of speech, taking the form...
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History of the 1970 Declaration on Principles of International Law Concerning Friendly Relations and Co-Operation Among States in Accordance With the Character of the U.N.
1970 Declaration on Principles of International Law concerning Friendly Relations and Co-operation among States in Accordance with the Charter of the United Nations General Assembly of United Nation, during a commemorative session on 24 October 1970 adopted the resolution 2625 which is stated as “The Declaration on Princip...
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The Use of Digital Evidence in the Case of the Murder of Kim Proctor, a Canadian Teenager
When it comes to crimes committed, digital or electronic evidence is becoming increasingly evident in convicting killers. Electronic evidence is defines as any information stored or sent in digital form that a party in a court case may use in a trial. This case in particular had a lot of evidence come from the online real...
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An Analysis of Alternative Dispute Resolution in the Case of Wilson versus Carrigan
Wilson Vs. Carrigan and Alternative dispute resolution In the Wilson Vs. Carrigan case, the plaintiff is considering using Alternative Dispute Resolution, or ADR. This means that they would not litigate the case (go to trial), and resolve the dispute with an alternative method (hence the name Alternative Dispute...
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Islamization and the Muslim Law in Bangladesh
Islamisation may refer to the perceived imposition of an Islamist social and political system on a society with an indigenously different social and political background. The Muslim Personal Law (Shariah) Application Act 1937 is the Act where the implementation and interpretation of Muslim laws are written. This act is appl...
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The Significance of the First Amendment in America
Change is an incredible feat, truly achieved by an incredible few. It
can be glorious, revolutionary, and subversive, as well as unequivocally
terrifying for those who have their dreams set on starting a revolution.
The greatest men in American history have revolted against a system that
had long been in place to fight for...
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A Discussion on the Framers' Intents When Writing the Constitution
One overriding notion can be derived from literature regarding the framers intent when writing the Constitution; this idea being that scholars do not come to a definitive conclusion regarding what the framers meant when they wrote the eighth amendment. Many, however, come to a general consensus about the origins of the word...
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An Overview of the Foreign Policy of Romania
Romania’s Foreign Policy Foreign policy has become one of the most important agendas for any country. A country’s position and effect on international relations depends on its foreign policy position and it determines how other countries interact with it. In a world that is governed and connected by mutual dependencies, fa...
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The Two Questions on the Controversial Topic of the Death Penalty in America
Paper Number 1 The topic of the Death Penalty in America is highly controversial, and often a commonly avoided subject. Criminals who commit crimes worthy enough to receive the death penalty as punishment are taboo in most societies. However, the topic does pose some interesting questions and has the ability to make you...
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A Case Study on the Informative Memo of Harry Markopolos
In the studied case, Markopolos used an informative memo to present his findings on the activities by Bernie Madoff. Markopolos conducted an extensive and elaborate investigation into the operations by Madoff, after realizing that he could not successfully replicate the investment practices of Madoff. After realizing that M...
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The Question of the Violation of the Establishment Clause in the Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, et al. v. Aquillard et al. Court Case
Edwards, Governor of Louisiana, et al. v. Aquillard et al. Facts: A Louisiana statute required the state's public schools to equally teach creationism and evolution. While the statute did not require a school to teach either creationism or evolution, it did require public schools to teach one theory if the other was taugh...
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The International Issue of Internet Crime
Internet crime is something that law enforcement agencies have been paying more attention to in recent years. Although Internet crime has existed since laws were created that regulated online activity, the issue is now much more widespread. The popularity of mobile phones, laptops, and tablets means that most people living...
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The Application of Race and Ethnic-Specific Law Enforcement Strategies
While most youth gangs are racially and ethnically homogenous,
applying race and ethnic-specific strategies by law enforcements would bear
both negative and positive effects. Since criminal gangs are formed from in
certain subcultures with peculiar needs and attitudes, which are portrayed
through criminal activity, specific...
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An Overview of the Past and Present Foreign Policy in the United States of America
Francis Fukuyama describes the end of history as "an unabashed
victory of economic and political liberalism," a goal which was central to
United States foreign policy from 1989 to the present. In fact, the methods
by which each president in this time frame pursued Fukuyama's end of
history have defined both their success an...
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An Analysis of Unjust and Just Laws in America in the Letter from Birmingham Jail by Martin Luther King Jr
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., one of the numerous notable influential speakers wrote a life changing letter after being imprisoned by the police for peacefully marching in protest for African American civil rights. When being placed in the local jail Dr. King received a letter from clergymen questioning his aspirations and ti...
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An Analysis of the United States Foreign Policy: Isolationist or Internationalist?
In addressing foreign affairs in the aftermath of World War I, historians can debate whether the United States’ foreign policy favored an isolationist or internationalist approach. While President Wilson lobbied lawmakers to embrace membership in the League of Nations and submit to international authorities, many prominent...
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Plato's Views on Justice, Forms, Aesthetics, Proto-Fascist State and Laws
Fishbowl Discussions 16 Points: Justice Plato gives a solid and plausible response on the use of justice by starting off with a difficult proposition: that it is better to be just and thought unjust than to be unjust and thought just. Plato uses injustice to show how it divides people away from each other, since no one...
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The Importance of Relative Tolerance
Relativity in World Powers There are many necessities needed to become a hyperpower, but Amy Chua says that the most important is tolerance. Certain countries have became world powers without tolerance, but Amy Chua argues that tolerance is the main contributor to a quick rise and a deadly fall for countries. Starting from...
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