Research Papers on The Courtroom

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  • 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.

  • The Validity of Sexual Abuse Charges Made by Children

    12 pages and 9 sources. This paper provides an overview of the issue of the validity of sexual abuse claims made by children. This paper considers the fact that there have been many child sexual abuse claims that were false and that the use of therapy can result in false claims. This paper considers issues like recovered memories and the controversial role of therapists in creating these claims. This paper also outlines laws and specific issues that impact perceptions of this topic.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 1990s' Family Law and Divorce

    In ten pages no fault divorce is examined in a consideration of various legal issues and also discusses how the debate generated by fault divorce laws has been resurrected. Eight sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Malpractice, Lawyers, and Insurance

    In twenty pages this paper discusses lawyers, malpractice, and why malpractice insurance should be carried by all attorneys. Twelve sources are cited 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.

  • Pros and Cons of Mock Juries

    In twelve pages this paper evaluates the system of mock juries in terms of their pros and cons.


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