Doctrine Essays

Doctrine of Respondeat Superior

According to the Doctrine or Respondeat Superior, the employer may be held responsible for the actions of his/her employee, who commits a tort within the course of his/her employment even if the tort or error is an outright disobedience of the instructions of the employer. The person in a superior position would be held responsible for the action. The justification for the Respondent Superior Doctrine is that the employer has to pay something for increasing the extent of the business…

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Epicurus’ Ethical Doctrines

Happiness is the ultimate thing that we ever wanted to happen to us. Everyday, we pursue happiness in whichever convenient or inconvenient way we can because we can not let pleasure slip on our hands for it can make us complete. Pleasure may be relative on each person but Epicurus tells us what really pleasure is and how to gain it rightly. Epicurus’ ethical doctrines can be summarized in his letter to Menoeceus. If we were to be asked what…

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Open Fields Doctrine

One of the exceptions to the search and seizure law which enables police officers to conduct warrantless search and seizure proceedings, especially in criminal cases, is the Open Fields Doctrine. Under this doctrine, the owner of any object found out of doors where it could be plainly seen by anybody who is standing on his or her foot, from inside any motor vehicle, or from a low-flying aircraft, could not seek the privacy protection under the Fourth Amendment. In other…

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Secret Doctrine

Thesis statement: There is a need for human beings to be a part of a group. Elite and even secret organizations such as freemasonry satisfies this need and serve as a driving force to act as ideal citizens and initiate change in the society. First argument: Involvement in freemasonry helps an individual to become a better person. Like any other organization, freemasonry has its own set of guides on the behavior of its members. They obey moral laws and as…

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Open Fields and Plain View Doctrines

Officers Trent Nelson and Lance Mahoney were patrolling in Mill Ave. While patrolling they witnessed a man running while being chased by a woman. It was found out that the man forcibly took the bag of the woman. The two officers chased the man but they lost trace of him. However, the man dropped the purse. While in the act of chasing, Officer Nelson heard a fight and he located it. From a brick- walled backyard, he saw two teenagers…

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