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Drug and substance abuse is one of the scourges, alongside prostitution and gang violence among other criminal activities, which society faces and has been negatively affected by, as loved ones become addicted and acquire other chronic diseases and among other harmful consequences. Street drugs which include Ecstasy, Heroin, marijuana, Crack-cocaine,...

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Vicarious and Corporate Liability: Vicarious liability is liability of a superior for the actions of one's servant (Wilson v. United States, 989 F.2d 953 (8th Cir. 1993)).This form of liability arises when there is a close enough relationship that the superior has direct control, which will impose automatic liability for...

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The Legal Concept of Vicarious Liability: Vicarious liability arises when a supervisory party is liable for the conduct of his/her subordinate. The determination of a vicarious link will depend upon the relationship between the two parties (Baez, 2010). The superior has to be determined as a respondeat superior (Wilson v....

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Arson – or the intentional burning of a structure or other property– is a serious crime in the United States that federal and state authorities alike tend to be extremely concerned with. Because it can cause significant property damage and potentially take lives, as well, arson is something that police...

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A law can be defined as a set of rules, regulations or principles that are created for a group of people or population with the intention of establishing and organized society. The origins of law can be traced back to the formation of the ancient Greece and Mesopotamia states. At...

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The role of judges is prima facie to interpret the law; however, in the area human rights the judge becomes the arbitrator. In the area of suicide, the competing issues at play are: i) the state’s obligation to prevent death and harm to its citizenry; and ii) the right of...

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In the U.S, census is done after every ten years. Decennial census, a census carried out for the purpose of redistricting, involves people’s age, gender, origin and race and is done by the House of Representatives. This census should be very accurate as it determines the basis for redistricting and...

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Throughout the history of policing in the United States, police have often applied brutality and abused the rights of ethnic groups and minor (disadvantaged) social classes by extending authority and applying excessive force while performing their official duties. In addition to causing physical harm, police officers have applied psychological pressure...

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Law plays a critical role in our daily actions especially while managing our professional business or at the corporate level. Business law is essential in recognizing legal issues and makes us more comfortable in the legal environment. As an entrepreneur, I find it paramount to be familiar with rules and...

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Many people now expect that they have a “right” to privacy, a right they automatically extend to cell phone use. According to research conducted by the Pew Research Center and published in the NY Times, ownership of cell phones among U.S. consumers is greater than 95 percent (Wegman, 2013). Cell...

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“Like abortion and capital punishment, same-sex marriage sits on the cultural fault lines of morality, religion, and law” (Mello 1). In this concise statement, Michael Mello encapsulates the fiery debate that has engulfed American politics and public debate: whether or not gay people should be allowed to marry their partners....

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Gender bias plays an undeniable role in the judicial system. Outlined in the Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutions at the Women’s Rights convention, held at Seneca Falls in 1848, is a list of grievances that clearly depicts the perceived inferiority of women in the United States; women were being judged...

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There are different ways to categorize crime: criminal and civil offenses, serious and minor offenses, or violent and non-violent crimes. However, the basic types of crimes that exist are felonies, misdemeanors, and infractions. Felonies are serious crimes such as murder, manslaughter, robbery with violence, treason, and most sexual offenses. Felonies...

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Texting while driving falls into the category of distracted driving and is a leading cause of injuries and fatalities from driver-related accidents. The tragedy is not only in the number of injured, or the number of deaths but also the fact that statistics demonstrate that it is teenagers and young...

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The First Amendment, as described in the U.S. Constitution, states that Congress shall not make any laws that prohibit the citizen’s free exercise of religion, speech, or the right to peaceably assemble and petition the government. In a dramatically changing United States culture with largely online communities, the First Amendment...

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In the United States, the legislative branch works for the American people, serving the constituents that have voted them into office. This is a representative form of government in which members who are elected to Congress have the duty to provide representation for those people who live in their district....

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Introduction “Automobiles are not ferocious….it is man who is to be feared.” (Robin B. Stoeckel, Connecticut’s Commissioner of Motor Vehicles) Alcohol impairs driving related skills regardless of age of the driver or the time of the day it is consumed. Everyone seems to know this fact and no one disputes...

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The article on prostitution being examined is “Personal Characteristics, Sexual Behaviors, and Male Sex Work: A Quantitative Approach” from 2010 by T.D. Logan. In this article, the author examines male sex work through the largest online male sex worker website. The author sought to determine correlations of geographic distribution relative...

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With growing awareness about child psychology and understanding the harm bad parenting can do for a child, some academics propose introducing parenting licensing as a way to prevent child abuse and neglect. While there are some reasonable arguments in support of this idea, a closer look reveals that introducing parenting...

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Introduction Drinking alcohol is a privilege not a right and that privilege should have a minimum age requirement of 25 years old. Alcoholic beverages are beverages that a large number of people in the United States enjoy consuming, however, the consumption of alcohol does have some dangers involved with it....

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The United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights are two of the most important documents in the world. These documents were truly visionary at the time of their creation. The world had not seen a government that clearly was for the people and by the people before these documents....

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Many people are familiar with the legal system as they see it on TV. They see lawyers and judges doing their work in court, arguing their cases and making their decisions. But what is not reflected on TV, but is reflected in real life, is the work done behind the...

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In order to promote a fair level of competition in the market, the United States has implemented a set of antitrust laws to regulate the size of businesses. The primary laws that establish antitrust regulation are the Sherman Act, Federal Trade Commission Act, and Clayton Act. The impact of antitrust...

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State courts throughout the United States are taking advantage of technology and speeding up their case loads with it. This paper will discuss the Electronic Records Management System and Videoconferencing used in courts. One method in which states are reducing their case loads is by Electronic Records Management System. Oklahoma...

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Even though musicians tend to produce their music with the intention of showing off their prowess in producing the music, they also produce and sing with the intention of making some money. However, this has been a difficult scenario especially with the fact that many people do not buy such...

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