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The Importance and Methods of Preserving the Integrity of Digital Evidence
Criminal Justice Whether investigating a criminal or corporate case, digital data is cited as evidence. Therefore, forensic experts need to ensure the certainty of any digital data obtained as evidence; digital data should not be altered whatsoever during the capture, analysis and control processes of an investigation. To...
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An Analysis of the Greyhound Bus Murder and the Government's Need to Impose a Stricter Policy Towards Patients with Mental Disorder
Greyhound Bus Murder Essay The murder that happened recently on a greyhound bus in Manitoba is
about an Asian man allegedly stabbing another man repeatedly before carving
up the body. The Asian man, Vince Weiguang Li, is now charged with second
degree murder, but the police are still trying to find his records of his...
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Understanding the Rules and Process of Eviction
Getting rid or evacuating a roommate in Washington can be done by fellow tenants apart from the landlord. However, the evection process is by the statute (Weiland and Wisley 96). There are rules that govern the whole eviction process. These steps are very critical as if they are not properly adhere to, may trap an individua...
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An Analysis of the Supreme Court Case of Skilling v. United States on the Collapse of the Enron Corporation
“The Court acknowledges that Skilling’s vagueness challenge has force, for honest-services decisions were not models of clarity or consistency. It has long been the Court’s practice, however, before striking a federal statute as impermissibly vague, to consider whether the prescription is amenable to a limiting construction...
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An Argument against the Brock Turner's Case
The Brock Turner Case In all kinds of court cases throughout the United States, the Pre-Sentencing Investigation (PSI) Reports and Victim Impact Statements play a large role in the final decision made in the court room. Brock Turner’s case of raping an unconscious girl behind a dumpster is something we’re seeing at large...
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Mr. Justice Black's Announcement of the Judgement of the Court Regarding the Case of Elliott Ashton Welsh II
BLACK, J., Opinion of the Court MR. JUSTICE BLACK announced the judgment of the Court and delivered an opinion in which MR. JUSTICE DOUGLAS, MR. JUSTICE BRENNAN, and MR. JUSTICE MARSHALL join. The petitioner, Elliott Ashton Welsh II, was convicted by a United States District Judge of refusing to submit to induction into t...
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An Analysis of the Case of Matthew Poncelet
Imagine your 17 year-old daughter is assaulted, raped, shot, and left for dead in the middle of the forest. How would you want the perpetrators to suffer? There are multiple reasons why Matthew Poncelet should be executed. The victim’s parents want justice in the form of revenge. Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Percy want Matthew Poncele...
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An Analysis of the Case of the Speluncean Explorers and Whether Cannibalism Can Be Justified
Journal 1 The case of the speluncean explorers is a complex one. The incident that happened was that five cave explorers went deep into a cave, but a landslide occurred so that the exit was blocked by large boulders. Through a wireless radio, the men had learned that there was no possible way that they would be able to g...
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Eight Amendment: Framers Intent and Supreme Court Jurisprudence
Eighth Amendment: Framers Intent and Supreme Court Jurisprudence Throughout American History, the origin of the eighth amendment and the founder’s intent when writing this amendment has been speculated and argued over by scholars and Supreme Court judges alike. Based on this elusive clause, numerous scholars have debated o...
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An Examination of the Issues Surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the United States
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has been a hotly debated topic ever since President Obama introduced it in the election of 2008. Conservatives detest the bill, and liberals praise it. Despite any opposing efforts, Obamacare was signed into law in March of 2010. Six years later, Obamacare has had a substantial...
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An Analysis of the Process of Turning a Bill into a Law
There are many protocols and customs in the process of created a bill and getting that bill passed and turned into a law. The first step is proposing the bill to the House or Senate to see if they would even consider the bill. There are two types of bills which include private and public bills. Private bills apply to only c...
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the Power of the State in Relation to Labor Laws: The Adkins v. Children's Hospital Case
The Adkins v. Children’s Hospital (1923) court case was a case in a series of court cases during the early 20th century that defined precedents regarding the power of the state in relation to labor laws for American society. Adkins v. Children’s Hospital (1923) specifically aimed to clear the ambiguity around the constituti...
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A History of the Shelby Country, Ala v. Holder Case
The US Supreme Court’s decision in Shelby County, Ala. v. Holder (2013) is a divisive one—regarding the constitutionality of the coverage formula in section four of the 1965 Voting Rights Act, the justices themselves were split 5 to 4, and arguments for both sides were viable. The original Voting Rights Act aimed to help Af...
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An Appeal to Justice Through a Formal Grievance Procedure
A formal grievance procedure enables inmates to forward the issues they encounter during their time in prison with the aim of requesting the authorities to take action against such issues. Therefore, according to the “Inmate Grievance Procedures from the Tennessee Department of Corrections,” some items can be counterproduct...
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Understanding the Enforceability of the Oral Terms Between Meade and Novell Associates
Did the parties have an enforceable contract? In its broadest definition, a contract is a legally enforceable
promise.[1] Apparently, a contract can be written or oral though the
legality of oral is difficult to prove. Some contracts have the condition
of being in writing though there are still exceptions to an oral
c...
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The Oral Contract Between Barbara Meade and Novell Associates
Did Novell Associates and Barbara Meade have an enforceable contract? There four key essentials of a contract that makes it valid and to be
recognized by the law.[1] A mutual agreement among the parties, competent
parties, consideration, and legality are the most basic elements of a
contract. In this light, it is wort...
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A History of the Brown vs the Board of Education Case
There have been many controversial and famous cases in U.S. Supreme court history but none have been bigger or had more of an impact than Brown vs the Board of Education. Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas was a landmark United States Supreme Court case in which the court declared state laws establishing separa...
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The Impact of the Nuremberg Trials in Setting a Standard International Court System
The Nuremberg Trials were a series of thirteen trials held in
Nuremberg, Germany between 1945 and 1959 to bring high-ranking Nazi war
criminals to justice for "crimes against peace and crimes against humanity"
(History.com). The most important impact of the Nuremberg Trials was the
precedent it set for an international cour...
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An Overview of the Early Steps in the Litigation Process in the United States
Abstract This paper offers a brief overview into the early steps of the litigation process. The process of a legal hold, the trigger date, and duty to preserve are covered in this paper. The meet and confer conference is overviewed, as well as Requests for Admission and Requests for Production. Various laws and requirement...
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An Analysis of the Antitrust Case Filed against the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System in 2009
The Memorial Hermann Healthcare System is a health care organization
located in Harris County, Houston, Texas. The organization was charged
with an antitrust action in the year 2009. In this document, the details
of the case will be discussed. Exactly what the organization was accused
of, the evidence against them, and t...
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An Essay Supporting the Conclusion of Jonathan Cohen in Regards to His Paradox
In L. Jonathan Cohen’s article, “Subjective Probability and the Paradox of the Gatecrasher,” Cohen offers what seems to be logically unacceptable conclusion to a proposition he creates. Additionally, Cohen replies to the objection put forth by David Kaye to this paradox. In short, I will explain Cohen’s paradox, the objecti...
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An Argument against Scott Brewer's Theory on Exemplary Arguments
In Scott Brewer’s article, “Exemplary Reasoning,” he shares his view of exemplary, or analogical reasoning. He presents his thoughts in a well-organized fashion by explaining his theory of how exemplary reasoning works in the law. In brief, reasoning by analogy requires that an analogy-warranting rule (AWR) be established i...
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An Argument against the Distinction of Law and Logic by Kevin Saunders
In Kevin Saunders “What Logic Can and Cannot Tell Us About Law” he presents 3 theses about how logic can be helpful with reasoning in the law. He also describes what logic cannot do for reasoning in the law. In his 2nd thesis, titled “Logic and the Practice of Law”, he describes how logic can be used to measure the “validit...
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An Analysis of the Oral Argument Process in the Supreme Court
The United States Supreme Court is a highly respected institution. Their decisions affect the lives of U.S. citizens every day and are valued as essential to democracy in the United States. As part of their job, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in which an attorney for the petitioner and the respondent both plead thei...
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The Role of De Re and De Dicto in Decision Making as Presented by Robert E. Rodes Jr.
De re and de dicto are two common decision making features of the law. Robert E. Rodes Jr. provides a short account in the Notre Dame Law Review about the distinctions between the two and how decisions, based on the decision maker, can be decided either de re or de dicto. In his article, Rodes offers 12 different scenarios...
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