Law Essays

The Ec Competition Law

Introduction. The five principal institutions entrusted with carrying out the tasks of the Community are, the Council, the Commission, the European Parliament, the Court of Auditors and the Court of Justice[1]. The Commission holds two kinds of judicial powers, which are based on the first indent to Article 211 (ex Article 155). First, the Commission can bring actions against Member States when they are in breach of Community law under Article 226 (ex Article 169) EC. Second, The Commission acts…

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L Shaddock & Associates

I’ll be presenting the case: L Shaddock & Associates case v Parramatta City Council. First, I’ll provide a brief summary of situation that resulted in the court case, followed by the case itself, which brings up issues of duty of care and negligent mis-statement, and concluding with the judgement that was passed. The CASE: Shaddock proposed to purchase a property for the purpose of redevelopment. A telephone inquiry made by Mr Carroll, Shaddock’s solicitor, as to whether there was any…

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The Legal Case of Riggs V. Palmer

In the case of Riggs v. Palmer, the issue at hand is whether or not Elmer Palmer, a man who purposely poisoned his grandfather, should be allowed to collect his inheritance. It is the responsibility of Mr. Palmer’s lawyer to give sound legal advice so that he may make a decision, on his own, as to whether or not he wishes to fight for his inheritance. In order for our legal system to be upheld, and as immoral as it…

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Victims’ Rights and Vengeance

There have been many alterations to the legal rights and assistance programs to better serve victims of crime. In every state, there are considerable rights in order to protect these victims. The statues of Victims’ rights influence how the victims are treated within the criminal justice system. “This was the key goal of the sweeping changes in the 2004 Crime Victims Act (CVRA), which became the “cutting edge of the third wave of victims’ rights.” (B. YU.L.Rev, 2005). “There are…

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Privacy in the Workplace

There are specific laws that protect consumers as well as employees in the workplace. Many of these laws relate to others. Laws, such as, FERPA, SOX, CIPA, and COPPA also grant rights to individuals under the First Amendment. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects a child’s student records from being viewed without parental consent. It gives parents access to their child’s education records, an opportunity to seek to have the records amended, and some control over the disclosure…

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Abolitionist Movement

With the enlightenment and awareness of people regarding human rights came the abolitionist movement. Slavery was something that violated the basic tenet of human rights and dignity, and so it had to be abolished. Northern states have begun to pass acts which declared that all men were born free and equal. Several movements that involved religion and political movements highly influenced the strength and expanse of abolitionist ideals throughout the country. The movements that supported abolitionism varied in method and…

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Declaration of Principles and Policies

Some of us here in Congress may have heard of the cancellation of CLOAs in Hacienda Looc, Batangas, Sumilao, Bukidnon and Hacienda Maria, Agusan del Sur. These are only some of the 2,555 cases involving cancellation of EPs and CLOAs which covers 29,682 hectares of land. To be specific, the case of Hacienda Maria in Agusan del Sur involves ninety-four (94) farmers that were already in possession of the land with titles issued more than ten years ago. These titles…

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Meta Investigation on the Michael Brown Case

Block A. A. Terms problem- The teams are not communicating primarily caused by the J. Edgar Hoover Model, page 37, Detective Terms. [This model does not require identifying the investigative building blocks or rules of investigations and assumes that everyone on the team will know them. It can be argued that this is the main cause of most problems in building cases. Further evidence for this lack of communication was the failure to manage the body(Physical Evidence#5) in a timely…

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Role of Media in Present Society

There are many different ways in which people communicate such as, through the phone, through personal encounters, and by attending work place, school, seminars etc. Though media is not the only communication medium used to dispense the flow of information, its importance in developed countries is worth mentioning as it has been the main source to inform people on political issues or current affairs as well as being as the main source of entertainment. The flow of information from one…

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The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977

In the present essay the problem covered will be The Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977, known as UCTA and the Unfair Terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999, known as UTCCR. As things stand at present, consumers are faced with two pieces of legislation in a vital area of contracts. The main areas analysed will consist of a historical background of the Act and the Regulations, a comparison between them but also the inconsistencies and overlaps which exist regarding these two…

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Irac Assignment

Li will attempt to prove she was the victim of intentional torts by her teacher Mr. Billups. At school, Li was placed in a cage for the day to reenact how Americans reacted to the events of Pearl Harbor. Li will accuse Mr. Billups of intentional infliction of emotional distress and false imprisonment. Being placed in a cage for the day will be considered an unreasonable amount of time, and being put in the cage with the other foreign born…

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The Parallels Between the Crucible and the Rwanda Genocide

The Parallels between The Crucible and The Rwanda Genocide The themes of justice, community and sacrifice in The Crucible are universal and can be identified in many modern events in history, including the Rwanda Genocide. The genocide in Rwanda and The Salem Witch Hunts in The Crucible have many striking similarities, primarily these are: the hunting down and killing of a group of people identified as being different, the mass killing of people for no valid reason and the taking…

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The Pros and Cons of Becoming a District Attorney

What are the pros and cons of becoming a district attorney? A district attorney is an officer who is appointed by an authority be it a state, a country, municipality and so forth, to deal with issues and matters relating to prosecution of those persons who are convicted of committing any crime. The name district attorney is mainly used in countries like the United States of America but in other nations, they use the word prosecutor. A district attorney therefore…

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Merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare

Mercy is compassionate treatment, while justice is the administration of law. Justice may not necessary include mercy. Mercy is natural. Portia says that the “quality of mercy is not strained”, it is not a forced effort but something that one already possesses. Mercy cannot be forced by anyone; it is something that one must come up within himself. Like how “gentle rain” cannot be created artificially, it is sincere. Mercy also benefits the merciful. Portia says that “earth power doth…

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Statutes of Limitations in Florida and Massachusetts

The statute of limitations is a decree in a certain law legal system limiting the amount of time for which one can file for a lawsuit. A lawsuit filed after the set deadline will not be processed in the judicial courts.1 Every state has a different set of guidelines regarding this deadline. Other states have provisions that can extend the deadline while others have a very short period for the statute of limitations. However, the average statutes of limitations can…

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