Research Papers on Current Legal Issues

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  • Illegal Street Racing

    A 5 page research paper that looks at illegal street racing, how it is changed and how dangerous and widespread it has become. The writer discusses street racing in several cities, the penalties involved and efforts made to combat this illegal activity. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Case Disposition and Drug Offenders

    In four pages the judicial system's handling of cases involving drug offenses is examined with the explanation of intermediate sanctions and a discussion of issues relating to drug trial courts also presented. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • When the Coke was in Coca Cola

    The history of the coca plant, Erythroxylum coca, is discussed in this paper, including its cultivation in Peru, Colombia and Bolivia for illegal purposes. However, also discussed are its legal uses, including serving as one of the principal original ingredients in Coca Cola and chewing by natives, as well as herb tea.This paper has seven pages and seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Transsexuals and Their Legal Rights

    In five pages this paper discusses relevant court cases in this discussion of transsexuals and their legal rights. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Child Sexual Abuse, Issues

    This research paper/essay discusses issues in courtroom procedures that pertain to child sexual abuse cases. Four pages in length, two sources are cited.

  • Prosecutorial Misconduct?

    A 3 page consideration of certain cases involving ethical breaches and misconduct on the part of the prosecuting attorney. This paper specifically considers the Duke sexual assault case and two cases where the Patriot Act was used to prosecute individuals for much more serious offenses than what they actually committed. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Fair Use Doctrine and the Copyright Act of 1976, Title XVII

    In ten pages this paper discusses the case of GMG Studios Inc. v. Scarlet's BeneFilms Inc. in a consideration of copyright issues that involve the Fair Use Doctrine and Title 17 of the Copyright Act of 1976. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Application of Privacy and Copyright Laws in Australia

    The application of law, including common law, in the area of copyright and privacy are demonstrated with the use of sample scenarios where there is a need to apply the law to access if there are any actionable issues. The sentries involve a potential breach of copyright and a breach of privacy. Nine sources are cited in this sixteen page paper.

  • Law, Genetics, and Insurance Testing

    This research paper consisting of fifteen pages concentrates on New Jersey law in a discussion of whether or not health insurance coverage can be denied or cancelled due to the revelation of a genetic predisposition toward a certain disease or medical condition. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • AIDS, Morality, and 'Cheap' Drugs for Africa

    In ten pages the needs of developing nations especially Africa to access drugs to combat HIV and AIDS and the relevant legal and ethical issues surrounding this subject such as profit, protect, patents, investment, and moral responsibility are discussed with UK and international patent laws featured. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • U.S. and Corruption in Law Enforcement

    In four pages this report discusses U.S. corruption in law enforcement with the LAPD's 'Rampart Division' and its numerous lawsuits among the topics covered. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Tobacco Industry

    This 10 page paper provides a history of the tobacco industry, noting there is evidence of the use of tobacco several centuries B.C. The discussion includes the importance of tobacco to economy of certain colonies/states as well as the importance of this industry to the economy and revenue to governments. In the last part of the paper, the writer argues against banning smoking and suggests the government has exploited the anti-smoking movement to its own gain while those who smoke have lost their civil rights. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Parody and Copyright Infringement

    Parodies are examined in ten pages in terms of the issue of copyright infringement. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Comparison of Scots Law with Sharia Law

    The writer looks at Scottish law from a number of perspectives. The first section examines the foundation of Scots law and its’ origins, the second section looks at the enforcement of promises and the concept of the unilateral promise and compares this to the approaches seen under Islamic law. The final section looks at the position of corporate identities under Scots and Sharia law. Seven sources are cited in this sixteen page paper.

  • Class Rights Variation and Corporate Control

    English law forms the basis of this paper consisting of eight pages that considers how the law that controls class rights variation might enable increased corporate control by shareholders with references made to case law and statutes. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • English Law, Corporate Identity, and the Doctrine of Separate Corporate Personality

    In seven pages this English law paper discuses the separate corporate identity concept and then examines the application of the doctrine of separate corporate personality. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Islamic Law, Aboriginal Customary Law and Queensland Law; a Comparison of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice Systems

    This 13 page paper looks at the Queensland criminal justice system, Aboriginal customary law and Islamic criminal law in order to compare each system according to their origins and characteristics, such as standards of evidence and the way in which punishment is determined, for crimes committed. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • Title VII Age Discrimination Cases

    This 17 page paper discusses seven legal cases where the topic of dispute is age discrimination. Bibliography lists 7 sources

  • Laws Regarding Employment Discrimination and Protection

    In three pages this paper considers the laws regarding discrimination in the workplace and considers who is protected and how this protection is achieved. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Fast Food Industry Obesity Case of Caesar Barber

    In three pages this paper examines Caesar Barber's 'obesity' lawsuit against 4 fast food restaurants. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Fast-Food Restaurants and Obesity

    Should fast-food restaurants be held liable for people becoming obese? What is the consumer's responsibility in this issue? This paper reports the Pelman v McDonald's lawsuit wherein the plaintiffs alleged it was McDonald's fault they were fat. Paper reports some of the issues in the court case and the ruling. There are four sources listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Australian Tax Law and Supplies That Are Taxable

    In eighteen pages this paper presents a definition of taxable supply, considers when goods and service taxes must be paid, supply and its meaning, monetary and nonmonetary factors as each relates to the tax law of Australia. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Free Labor Movement and International Law

    In eighteen pages this paper examines free movement of labor and workers in a consideration of international law, concentrating on the European Union and Articles 39, 43, and 49. Eighteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Hospitality Industry and the Americans with Disabilities Act

    In this paper consisting of eight pages the ADA is defined, discussed in relation to its effect on the hospitality industry and cases that are related to other hospitality industries are also included. There are seven bibliographic sources cited.

  • Basic Human Rights Undermined by the Human Rights Act of 1998's Margin of Appreciation

    In fourteen pages this paper considers Human Rights Act Articles VIII and X in a consideration of how human rights are being marginalized by the European Court of Human Rights' appreciation regarding expression and privacy rights. Twenty five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Protection of Human Rights in the UK

    In ten pages the existence of protection for human rights through legislation, international agreements, and proliferation is revealed and then the writer discusses abuses and who or what is to blame when human rights violations occur. Eleven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Issue of Human Rights

    In six pages this paper examines human rights from a historical perspective in a consideration of John Locke's concepts to UK implementation and Northern Ireland's human rights violations. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Cuban Refugees and U.S. Policy on Immigration

    The Elian Gonzalez case is the central focus of this paper that consists of an eight page examination of Cuban immigration to the United States along with immigration policy consideration and statistical information. There are thirteen sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Generics, Ethics, and Law in the Pharmaceutical Industry

    A 14 page discussion of the pharmaceutical industry and the reception generic drugs have within that industry. This paper presents the thesis that it is both ethical and legal for pharmaceutical companies to interfere with or to delay generic drugs being released into the marketplace. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Government Involvement and Laws of Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Rights

    In twenty five pages this report discusses the government's invovlement in protecting intellectual property in a consideration of laws of intellectual property rights and technology transfer. Twenty one sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • California Family Code and Property

    In three pages this paper examines the California Family Code in terms of community rights and property laws.

  • WIPO: AN OVERVIEW, MANDATE AND MUSIC RIGHTS

    Presents a discussion about the World Intellectual Property Organization, its mandates and protection of intellectual property. There are 3 sources listed in the bibliography of this 3-page paper.

  • WIPO Internet Intellectual Property Protection

    The writer gives some background information on the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and then considers the two main treaties which are used to protect intellectual property in the internet; WCT and WPPT, which came into force in 2002. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • The Right to Private Property in the Constitution

    Sparta and Greece in the ancient world were the source for many of the property rights recognized by the Constitution of the United States and the European Union. This paper discusses how rights are defined and protected in various political systems, particularly the right to personal property.This paper has seven pages and twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Prison Inmates and Intelligence Testing

    In twelve pages this paper examines what has been revealed in the intelligence testing of penal system inmates. Twelve sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Legal Issues Involving Internet Usage and Minors

    In five pages this research paper discusses legal issues that pertain to Internet use by minors. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Against the Death Penalty

    A 6 page paper which argues against the death penalty. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • In Support of the Death Penalty

    A 6 page discussion of the need for the death penalty in modern society. The death penalty serves as a viable deterrent and solution for the increase in violent crimes our nation is fighting. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • David Cole’s Case Against the Torture Lawyers

    The writer analyzes David Cole’s article “The Torture Memos: The Case Against the Lawyers,” in which he argues that the OLC lawyers who crafted the legal positions that allowed torture to go forward are every bit as guilty as those who committed the acts of torture, and should be prosecuted. There is one source listed in the bibliography of this three page paper.

  • Politics, Business, and the Telecommunications Decency Act

    In seven pages this research paper discusses how 1996's Telecommunications Decency Act legislation is affecting the telecommunications industry with various political debates on the topic also examined. Seven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Concept of Fiduciary Duties with Specific Consideration of Contractual Relationships

    The writer looks at the concept of the fiduciary relationships and the way it emerges paying particular attention to relationships that are characterised by a contract. The writer looks at how the relationship is different and the ways in which it may interfere with contractual relationship, with cases cited to illustrate points raised. The paper is based on English and Canadian law. Six sources are cited in the bibliography of this nine page paper.

  • The Legal Issues Involved in Animal Rights

    In a research paper consisting of five pages the legal issues that relate to animal experimentation and testing are considered with the writer noting the recent victories by activists in the courts. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Directive 84/5/EEC Case Analysis

    In a 4 page paper that focuses on a student supplied case of an award by the Bureau of Compensation to determine if the UK correctly implemented Directive 84/5/EEC through the utilization of Article 234 EC. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • Law as a Social Engineering Tool

    This 3 page paper considers how the law may be used as a tool for social engineering. The writer looks at the way it may have direct and indirect effect and ends by proposing a law with the aim of social engineering. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

  • The Irish Labour Court and Labour Relations Commission (LRC)

    The way in which industrial relations is regulated in Ireland involves the use of a Labour Relations Commission and a Labour court. The writer explains the role and function of these two bodies, explaining their jurisdiction and the way in which the bodies operate. Two cases heard by the Labour Court are discussed at the end of the paper. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography of this eighteen page paper.

  • Kayla McKean Child Protection Act

    In twenty four pages this 1998 tragic child abuse case is examined in an overview that considers the relevance of the act it inspired. Fifteen sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • WTO Regulations - Anti Dumping and Countervailing Measures

    The writer explains when and how country may introduce anti dumping measures such as duties, and countervailing measures, looking at the WTO requirements that are needed before any measures are introduced, how levels of duties may be calculated and the period that measures may be enforced. The paper is written with reference to a fictitious case to demonstrate the application of the regulations. Three sources are cited in the bibliography of this eleven page paper.

  • Has Free Speech Gone Too Far

    Many would agree that free speech has gone way too far. There are just too many incidents of people claiming their words that are intended to incite riots or hate are protected under the Freedom of Speech privilege included in the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States. No other country allows so much freedom. This paper presents a logical argument for freedom of speech. Opposing view are included with rebuttals to them. There are six sources listed in the bibliography of this five page paper.

  • Press Freedom and Libel

    In ten pages this paper evaluates the observation, 'The English Law of libel and defamation represents an unwarranted restriction on the freedom of the press and the broadcast media' in a consideration of both sides of the argument as it relates to freedom of the press. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Suicide and Cults Explained

    Religious cults have been a fact of life for years, but the phenomenon of mass suicides has recently engrossed the public. This paper examines Jim Jones' People's Temple, the Heaven's Gate cult, Solar Temple of Canada and Branch Davidians in an attempt to explain the motivation of the members. Concludes that there is little to be done. This paper has six pages and six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • United Kingdom and Computer Crime

    In eight pages this paper considers UK computer crime levels and ponders whether the present legislation is sufficient to successfully combat 'cyber' crime with a surprising consideration of the barrier to fighting it. Thirteen sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Cybercrime

    In eight pages dealing with the increased incidences of Internet cybercrime are discussed with a consideration of UK law and specifically the Computer Misuse Act of 1990. Twelve sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • American Canoe Association v. Murphy Farms

    A 5 page paper discussing points of American Canoe Association v. Murphy Farms, No. 02-1501, 326 F.3d 505; 2003 U.S. App. LEXIS 7158; 56 ERC (BNA) 1545; 33 ELR 20175, 4thCir, (2003) as they relate to the Clean Water Act and to commercial swine production. The American Canoe Association, Professional Paddlesports Association and Conservation Council of North Carolina brought suit against Murphy Farms and D.M. Farms of Rose Hill, both commercial pork producers in North Carolina. Plaintiffs' complaint was that the hog farms had polluted surrounding bodies of water in violation of the Clean Water Act. The courts have agreed with plaintiffs on several points. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Australian Family Law and Custody Concerns

    This 15 page paper covers this issue fully in addition to examining divorce issues and family violence. Changes in trends in divorce is the focus of this paper that looks at models like fifty-fifty parenting. Australia Family Law is discussed. Bibliography lists 14 sources.

  • The Impact of DNA Testing on Racial/Ethnic Classifications A View of the Native American

    10 pages and 10 sources. This paper provides an overview of the use of DNA testing to maintain racial/ethnic classifications, including the Native American classification. This paper defines some prevalent issues, including the significant role that DNA testing may play in classifying individuals as Native Americans in order to participate in the benefits of Native American tribal status. This paper also relates the general view of the use of DNA testing for racial/ethnic classification.

  • DNA Evidence and the Daubert Test

    This 4 page paper examines a case in which DNA evidence helped obtain a conviction, and discusses whether or not that evidence passes the Daubert test. Bibliography lists 3 sources

  • Courtroom Admissibility of DNA Evidence

    In five pages DNA evidence is examined in an overview of its admissibility in the courtroom. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Proving Innocence After Conviction Using DNA

    This paper discusses the problems those that have been wrongfully convicted of crimes face when trying to enter DNA evidence post-conviction in order to prove their innocence. There are four sources listed in this five page paper.

  • Domestic Abuse: Federal and Illinois Law

    This paper describes the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), which is a federal law, and also the Illinois Domestic Violence Act (IDVA) of 1986, in terms of cases that were prosecuted under both laws. Four pages in length, six sources are cited.

  • UK Tort Law and Inequality of Gender

    In twelve pages this paper discusses gender inequality within the context of the tort case law of the United Kingdom. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Crimes and Drugs

    In eleven pages this paper provides a summary of the first 3 essays that are featured in the compilation text edited by M. Tonry and J. Wilson entitled Drugs and Crime. There are no other sources listed.

  • Investigating Different Crimes

    Over the last decade, there have been numerous high-profile, huge scams from organizations. These are called white-collar crimes and include embezzlement, insider trading, and other illegal crimes committed by persons working in the company where the crime takes place. This essay defines this type of crime and discusses the difficulties agencies have investigating and prosecuting the criminals. There are five sources used in this three page paper.

  • Benefits Of Profiling In Fighting Terrorism

    A 4 page paper. The writer comments on the controversy of racial profiling in fighting terrorism but also demonstrates the benefits, despite the lack of articles that support this method. The writer defines profiling and how it is used in this fight against terrorism and also recognizes that profiling has been used for evil or inappropriate purposes, Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Driving While Under the Influence of Alcohol

    This research paper offers an overview of drunk driving accidence statistics, a brief description of penalties and a discussion of some of the myths that rationalize drunk driving behavior. The paper closes with an outline of the material presented. Three pages in length, four sources are cited.

  • Food Related Illnesses and California Law

    Six pages and four sources used. This paper provides an overview of the legal elements related to law suits for food related illnesses. This paper considers the issue of food contamination and how food contamination cases can be litigated. This paper views both food contamination laws and tort laws as they can be applied to issues of food contamination and the suffering of damages that extend from the presence of food related illnesses due to contaminants. This paper looks at specific case information in clarifying this perspective.

  • The Problems with Eye Witness Testimony

    Eye witness testimony is often assumed to be some of the best evidence in a court case, the level of confidence of the witness also increase the trust placed in it by the jury. This 10 page paper looks at the problems associated with eye witness testimony form a psychological perspective, including the ways in which it can be tainted. The bibliography cites 13 sources.

  • Annotated Bibliography for Paper on Affirmative Action

    This 4 page paper is an annotated bibliography listing 8 sources of material for affirmative action.

  • Health Care Settings and Affirmative Action

    In fifteen pages this research paper considers arguments both for and against affirmative action in terms of admissions into medical schools and also considers the impact of the issue on the delivery of human services with research data and legislation included. There are twenty bibliographic sources cited.

  • UK Constitutional Improvements

    In ten pages this paper discusses how incorporation of other constitutions might improve the constitution of the United Kingdom. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The International Issue of Assisted Suicide

    In five pages the legalities involved in the issue of assisted suicide are examined from the perspectives of the Canada, the Netherlands, and the United States. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Legislation for Welfare Provision for Asylum Seekers and Refugees in the UK

    This 16 page paper considers the legislation ad policies in the UK regarding asylum seekers and refugees and their [poison with regardless welfare provision. The paper starts with the Asylum and Immigration Appeals Act 1993 (AIAA) looking at the main acts and polices and the way these affect all asylum seekers and refuges with special attention in the impact they have the women. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

  • The Companies Act 2006

    It has often been stated that the courts have traditionally interfered too much in the field of company law. This 9 page paper considers whether or not The Companies Act 2006 reduce the need for court intervention by providing a coherent and comprehensive statutory code. This is discussed using two areas of the new act as the discussion point; duty of directors and environmental reporting. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Reforming Corporate Law and English Company Law Modernization

    In three pages this white paper from 2001 examines UK case law's role in reforming corporate law. Five sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • 2 Questions on English Company Law and Trust Law Answered

    The Twinsectra v. Yardley [2002] 2 AC 164 English law case is considered in the answers to 2 student posed questions in a paper consisting of seven pages and 2 parts with preincorporation contracts, their voiding and enforcement also discussed. Four sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • English Law and Directors' Duties

    In eleven pages this paper examines duties of directors' within the context of the Company Law Reform Bill and various cases pertaining to the United Kingdom. Nine sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Third Party Computers and Denial of Service Attack

    In three pages this argumentative paper discusses a denial of service attack within a business context and whether or not there is any type of possible legal culpability if a third party computer was employed as a zombie in order for the attack to be completed. Ethical considerations and tort law are applied. Two sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act and Physician Assisted Suicide

    In six pages this paper examines the history, passage, and specifics of Oregon’s Death With Dignity Act, the controversial physician-assisted suicide issue and what states’ positions are on it, and the contributions of Michigan Dr. Jack Kevorkian. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • State Approaches to Death with Dignity Legislation

    In a paper of three pages, the author reflects on the death with dignity legislation that has been implemented in some states. The author reflects on the nature of the law and its impacts. There are three sources utilized.

  • Unmarried Couple, Shared Home, Equity and Trusts

    In seven pages this student submitted case study considers an unmarried couple who share a house that is in the man's name but after a split the woman wishes to claim a share of the property with estoppel, inferred constructive trust, and UK case law examined. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • DEFINITION OF "CONTRACT" IN CAR-BUYING

    This 3-page paper delves into the basis of contract law, and whether, in a case study, two people are obligated to buy a car because of a deposit.

  • Computer Viruses 'Cyber Ethics' and Personal Responsibility

    In ten pages this paper examines the problems of computer viruses in terms of the destruction they inflict and the importance of increased social and personal responsibility so that this unfortunately practice can be eliminated. Eleven sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • UK Consumer Protection

    UK law is the focus of this paper on consumer protection that consists of six pages and discusses 1987's Consumer Protection Act and the Amended 1979 Sale of Goods Act. Eight sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • A Case Study of the Consumer Protection Safety Act

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at the Consumer Protection Safety Act. The details of the Act emerge through a hypothetical case study in the form of a legal memorandum. Paper uses one source.

  • The Truth In Lending Act

    This 17 page paper examines the 1969 Truth in Lending Act, which is Title I of the Consumer Credit Protection Act. The writer explains the background of the act, its main provisions; and penalties for violating it. There are 6 sources listed in the bibliography.

  • 1987's Consumer Protection Act and its Impact

    In fourteen pages this paper critically analyzes the impact of the CPA of 1987. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Sui Generis and Database Protection

    This 14 page paper considers the protection that is granted to databases under EU law with the application of sui generis, which is embedded in Directive 96/9/EC on the legal protection of databases. The protection that is afforded is discussed and the way this has changed since Simon Chalton posed a rhetorical question in the title to his 2001 article "Database Right: Stronger than it Looks?" The bibliography cites

  • Why Capital Punishment is Necessary

    This 4 page paper supports capital punishment. The history of the capital punishment is touched on. This paper provides three good reasons to support the death penalty and offers rebuttal arguments. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Argument Against Abortion

    A 5 page paper which argues against abortion. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Literature Review for Law Enforcement Policy Theories

    This 12 page paper gives an example of a literature review for sources concerning law enforcement issues such as on body cameras. This paper includes discussions of the sources for law enforcement administration. Bibliography list 20 sources.

  • Just Say Now A Rebuttal to the Merits of Legalizing Marijuana

    This paper discusses the merits verses drawbacks of the state legalization of marijuana. The author rebuffs the contentions made in an article in “Rolling Stone” magazine that the legalization of marijuana will ever result in an economic benefit to states. There are two sources in this four page paper.

  • DO WE NEED MORE GUN CONTROL?

    Discusses pros and cons of gun control in the U.S. while pointing out that the current solutions aren't particularly effective

  • Countries' Comparison of Gun Control Laws

    In twenty three pages this research paper compares the laws of 10 countries regarding gun control in a consideration of whether or not gun control actually reduces firearms' related crimes. Twenty two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gun Control and the 2nd Amendment of the U.S. Constitution

    In four pages this paper examines the U.S. problems with gun control legislation in a consideration of the ineffective 2nd Amendment gun control argument. One source is cited in the bibliography.

  • Goods, Free Movement, and European Union Law

    In six pages the EU is examined in terms of goods and their free movement with problems and trade barriers considered along with a discussion of case law such as the Cassis de Dijon case and Articles 28 through 30. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Legal Matters at Bug, Inc.

    A 6 page paper discussing a variety of legal issues affecting or potentially affecting Bug, Inc., a manufacturer of electronic listening devices. Topics include industrial espionage, civil RICO, product liability and a variety of assorted possible torts. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

  • LEGAL ANALYSIS: BUG INC

    This 3-page paper answers questions about Internet trademark infringement and tort liability as it pertains to fictitious company Bug Inc. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Views on Abortion

    A 5 page essay that contrasts and compares 2 essays on abortion, Don Marquis's "Why Abortion Is Immoral" and Mary Anne Warren's "The Moral Significance of Birth." The writer outlines the parameters and main points of both essays and concludes that Warren offers the most realistic real-world view. No additional sources cited.

  • Abortion and its Varying Legality

    In a paper of ten pages, the writer looks at the issue of abortion. Legal cases are explored, highlighting the often contradictory nature of decisions on abortion. Paper uses six sources.

  • Reforming Campaign Finance

    In a paper consisting of eight pages campaign finance is examined in terms of explanations of what 'hard money' and 'soft money' are, party amounts raised, proposed limits are suggested and discussed with supporting literature information included. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Search and Seizure: Searching Vehicles as a Part of Apprehension and Arrest

    A 5 page discussion of search and seizure as it applies to vehicles. This paper is based on two fictional scenarios but calls upon case law involving searches of vehicles when those searches were no predicated on the fact that a vehicle is readily mobile. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Ireland's Wind Farms and Planning Permission Difficulties

    In eight pages this paper discusses wind farms in Ireland and planning commission difficulties as a result of the lack of energy resources' development. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • The Right to Die as a Legal Issue

    The right to die is a relevant issue for our times. The Vacco v. Quill case is duly noted in addition to another case. The idea of not treating young children with disabilities is discussed in the context of this three page paper that lists five references.

  • LEGALITIES OF "RIGHT TO DIE"

    This 3-page paper discusses right-to-die legal issues, basing information on the cases of Nancy Cruzan and Karen Ann Quinlan. Bibliography lists 6 sources. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Technology and Privacy Rights

    In six pages this paper examines privacy rights and the impact of exploding technology with such legislation as 1998's Information Protection Act and Human Rights Act as well as the Regulatory of Investigatory Powers Act discussed. Three sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Historical Perspectives on the Right to Privacy Concept

    This paper examines the 'right to privacy' concept from an historical perspective with contemporary techniques of surveillance and global communications' monitoring among the topics of discussion in 5 pages. Two sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • The Right to Privacy: A Constitutional Provision?

    An 8 page discussion of the controversy surrounding the question of whether or not the U.S. Constitution provides for the right to privacy. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • 'The Candy Man' Dean Corll

    In seven pages children serial killer Dean Corll of Pasadena, Texas is discussed in terms of his life, his children's party planning and disbursement of candy to them, followed by sprees of murder, sodomy, and dismemberment of young boys. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 1995 Ruby Ridge Incident and How it Could Have Been Prevented

    In six pages this paper discusses how property and life loss resulting from the Ruby Ridge incident could have been reduced. Four sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Student Submitted Case Study on the Purchase of 2 Laptops by an Australian Company's Purchasing Officer for Personal Use

    In ten pages this case study examines the legal aspects of this case and the company's refusal to pay for the 2 laptops ordered by its purchasing officer. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business under Islamic Law

    This 8 page paper considers the way that Sharia law influences how business in undertaken, The paper first look at the general influences, including different types of firm and areas of business that are prohibited, the second part of the paper looks at the way sukuk (bonds) are used to raise financing and how they are different from western style bonds. The last part discusses the position of sukuk under Sharia law. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

  • The Need for Laws to Protect the Obese

    There is no specific law that clearly identifies obesity as a protected class of people under anti-discrimination laws. Like age discrimination, we need a weight discrimination law. The reasons are because obesity has so many diverse causes, more and more research suggests that it is a medical problem and not the fault of the obese person. The paper discuses laws, employment conditions, and provide an example of a successful politician who is obese. There are six sources used in this ten page paper.

  • LAW FOR TENANTS AND LANDLORDS

    This 3-page paper analyzes tenant and landlord law, going into issues such as Implied Warranty of Habitability and tenant rights.

  • English Law and Its Sources

    In five pages this paper examines the importance of case law, legislative law, and common law in a consideration of English law and its sources. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • English Law

    In ten pages English law is examined in a consideration of its various sources with the law of equity, statute law, and common law and as they currently fit into the contemporary structure are discussed. Six sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Overview of Customary Law

    Customary law is examined in five pages and its difficulties in coexistence with the mainstream sovereign law are exampled in alternative cultural laws such as aboriginal law. Seven sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Three Questions of British Commercial Law

    A three part English law paper addressing three specific questions relating to insolvency law, agency, and contract law. The author addresses questions of liability and discusses the British common law and the Commercial Agents Regulations of 1993 This twenty page paper has twenty-one sources listed in the bibliography.

  • U.S. Legal Questions on Estates, Wills, and Contract Law Answered

    In five pages questions addressing these U.S. law topics are briefly answered. One source is listed in the bibliography.

  • Florida Foreclosure Laws Overview

    In six pages case law and current trends regarding lending are among the topics discussed in Florida foreclosure laws' overview. Nine sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Business Ethics and the Lawyer's Role

    In eight pages this paper examines business ethics' issues and the lawyer or solicitor's role with various conflicts and laws considered. Ten sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Public Interest and Lawyers

    In twenty eight pages whether or not lawyers act in the best interest of the public is examined from a UK perspective and includes a discussion of the famous case of Chile's General Pinochet's extradition proceeding. Twenty sources are listed in the bibliography.

  • Arguing in Favor of Legalizing Marijuana for Medical Uses

    This five page paper describes the medical benefits of legalizing marijuana. There are four sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Same Sex Marriage

    A 4 page paper which examines both sides to the same sex marriage issue. The paper predominantly argues that same sex marriages should be allowed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.

  • Legal Drinking Age 18

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