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Counselors practice under supervision as part of their professional licensing process and as part of their job. They receive clinical supervision to provide assistance and oversight of their direct work with clients and administrative supervision to oversee their compliance with employment practices and the guidelines of the employer. There are...

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The selective enforcement of laws is highly based on multiple factors. For example, a violent criminal may be more likely than a non-violent criminal to have laws enforced in his case. This is primarily due to the overall perceived threat the violent criminal is to society. From this standpoint, it...

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I do feel a judge’s personal viewpoints, cultural background, political ties, and religious beliefs could all have an impact on their decisions on the bench in regards to capital punishment. Take Texas for instance, it has executed more people than any other state since the 1970’s and many legal scholars...

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1) American criminal law comes from a number of sources, including the common law, state-written statutes, and federal statutes. Common law was initially derived in England, and it has been passed down and memorialized through judicial interpretation in the United States. This is “judge-made law.” State statutes are generally written...

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Roman law was the legal system of Ancient Rome, which operated in the Roman state. Islamic law is a collection of rules and regulations derived from the divine discovery that a believing Muslim must be guided for adequately fulfilling his religious duty. This paper aims to discuss the similarities and...

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We cannot overstate the influence of our life experiences on our dreams and goals. I am fortunate to have born and grown up in economically prosperous family in Cameron and had access to the best of learning resources. But at the same time, I have also always been an acute...

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Legalizing physician-assisted suicide is one of the most controversial issues of modern times. There are arguments that people with certain illnesses experience a great deal of suffering which could be alleviated with physician-assisted suicide. Whilst this may be the case, there is evidence which supports the view against legalizing the...

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The article talks about Shake an App that will take a piece of the legal pie by ensuring legal transactions can be carried out via smartphones. This will be advantageous to most entrepreneurs because it will help them cut on legal costs. According to the founders of the app, legally...

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The case involving Officer James is illustrating the challenges law enforcement faces when it comes to search and seizure requirements. In this situation, James sees the victim (i.e. Hank Roberts) laying on the ground and being treated by paramedics. There are also reports of gun fire and the perpetrator possibly...

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Marijuana has been a major issue in the United States for many decades, dating back to 1937, when the country first made the drug illegal. Federal and state governments have used scare tactics, engaged in propaganda, and trumpeted false facts in order to classify marijuana as a schedule one drug....

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Question 1 The relationship between Smith and Jason amounts to conflict interest as defined by the RH business code of conduct. According section 5.1 of the code of conduct dealing with competition, Smith’s dealing with Jason amounts to dealing an individual working for RH’s competitor thus exposing the company to...

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The Historical Context for the Seventeenth Amendment Ratified in 1913, the Seventeenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, replaced the Senators election by state legislators with the system of direct election by the people I every state. The election of Senators had been based on the vote by state legislators as...

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Most legislation is intended to protect the Volunteer Health Personnel for a centralized point of focus. The thesis of the paper is that, "extended and shared responsibility across the communities and organization, reduces the extents of the risks, damage posed to Volunteer Health Personnel.” The potential threats of malpractice liability...

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The issue in this particular case is whether or not the city should vote in favor or against a particular proposal regarding the buying of the SmartMeters by Precise Parklink. The city would lease the machines back, continuing to receive revenue from the meters without having to pay for the...

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In a tight economy, companies must do everything possible to trim their budgets and make certain that they are the most productive they can be. Recent studies indicate that nearly 64% of all employees visit non-work related websites every day (Conner, 2013). Not only are non-work employee activities a waste...

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When operating a business online, there are certain legal and ethical concerns that must be managed in order for a company to thrive. With an upholstery company that seeks to do business both online and in the brick and mortar realm, we will have to be conscious of some of...

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Crime and Drugs Drugs are related to crime in multiple ways. In several countries, the possession of illegal substances, no matter the amount, is a crime in and of itself, as well as manufacturing and distributing drugs. Cocaine, methamphetamines, heroin, marijuana and other drugs are classified as having abusive potential....

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The 1978 documentary Scared Straight directed and produced by Arnold Shapiro became quite a sensation due to the impact it had at that time. It puts in perspective the life of actual convicts referred to as “lifers” and their interactive three-hour sessions with a certain group of juvenile delinquents. The...

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Discretion is arguably the most important term in Administrative Law. Discretion can be categorized in a number of different ways, and there are different types of discretion, each with different rules for judicial review. In this case, the actions of the official may be viewed as either individualizing discretion or...

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After leaving high school and entering the real world, it becomes important to consider all of one’s responsibilities. One must ask how one plans to prioritize work, family, and college work. Though I believe it’s better to try to achieve balance rather than prioritizing, I recognize the importance of making...

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Retribution is the punishment imposed on a person in disregard of the rights of other people. In this case, the person deserves to be penalized, which is an action that is justifiable since it is a moral requirement (Cole and Smith, 2006). Brandon D. Newton recognizes the history of retribution...

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Introduction The article “Why the U.S. Needs an Official Language” can be found at worldandi.com. It is an article done by Mauro E. Mujica, a self proclaimed Chile origin who talks widely about the issue of language in America. Throughout the article, the writer stands out to be very passionate...

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It is ordinary to think of ethnic bias in law enforcement as largely a case of officers profiling, targeting, and/or generally discriminating against African Americans, Hispanics, and other minorities. This is, of course, an ongoing and enormous problem within the criminal justice system itself. At the same time, however, ethnic...

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Classical theory has taken great pains to describe the term “justice” and govern its application in a range of different settings. Given how this word has become associated with a fair and just government, and with a fair criminal prosecution system, it has in some ways taken on new meanings...

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The period between 1910 and 1919 primarily encompassed the integration of sports into the urban scene through various developments in both amateur and professional sports. In a period comprising a lot of political tension and new technological inventions and innovation, sports tried to find its own niche in the quickly...

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