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A Case Study of a Patient Who Died Because of Morphine Overdose: Analysis, Legal Issues and Management Action Plan
Abstract The purpose of this paper is to take a look into a case involving the death of an elderly patient, the plaintiff, which was caused by morphine overdose. The defendant in the case is a nurse practitioner that had initially questioned the dosage of morphine and its frequency to be given. The first portion of the pap...
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Muhammad Ibn Idris al-Shafi'i's Methodical Legal Reasoning
For many Muhammad Ibn Idris al-Shafi’i is considered to be the father of scientific legal reasoning known as usūl al-fiqh. His celebrated work Risāla is considered the foundation for methodical legal reasoning indicative of the 10th century. The enthusiasm with which Shafi’ites promoted his teachings and the short lived s...
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An Analysis of the Case of Steven Bond versus the United States
“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause.” The fourth Amendment is an important part of our individual rights as a citizen. The protection of ourselves and perso...
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The Treaty of Versailles and Congressional Resistance
The Treaty of Versailles and Congressional Resistance On January 8, 1918, President Woodrow Wilson delivered a speech to
Congress known as the Fourteen Points, which outlined the goals of the
United States in World War I. Eight of the points had to do with Wilson's
belief that the subject peoples of the Austro-Hung...
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A History of the Civil Rights Act of 1875 and Its Efficiency
The Civil Rights Act of 1875 was the first attempt by the United
States federal Government to implement some kind of regulation on
segregation. In fact, the main purpose of this Act was to prohibit
segregation across the nation in theatres, hotels and schools. When the
Act was first brought t...
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The Importance of Divine Authority in the Mayflower Compact
Topic: What does the writing of the Mayflower Compact (from Chapter XI of Book II on page 81) indicate about the importance of divine authority? Essay Response: To begin the Mayflower Compact (written in 1620 on November 11) placed a lot of importance on divine authority and in fact, was basically the cornerstone fo...
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The Delicate Balance between Protecting the Public and Enforcing the Law
Laws are created by our policymakers to help society function, and police exist to enforce these laws to ensure that society functions as it was intended. This has been the case since 1829. As crime increases, police are going to play a more prevalent role in our lives and in society. This increased presence, for the sake o...
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The Events of the Triangle Fire of 1911 as a Turning Point in the Safety and Working Regulations in the Workplace
Today, America is one of the most progressive nations in the world, governed by laws that have been shaped and amended over centuries through trial and error. The Progressive Era was shaped through the Triangle fire of 1911, which brought pain and suffering. The fire helped America learn from our mistakes, and provided our...
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A Comparison of the Similarities and Differences Between the Code of Hammurabi, the Exodus, and the Torah
The Code of Hammurabi vs. the Exodus vs. Torah I found many similarities between The Code of Hammurabi and the other
texts. The Torah in particular had several laws concerning how to
compensate someone for their cattle which sounded like they had been
paraphrased directly from the code of Hammurabi. There were seve...
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The Origin and History of Alcohol Prohibition
The past is a very determined ghost, haunting every chance it gets. It will always come back to haunt you, whether it is to teach you a lesson or remind you of what has been forgotten. Prohibition of alcohol is a popular circulating topic, with many studies and cases to prove or disprove its past and current potential succe...
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