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?Harrison Bergeron?

This 3 page paper discusses some of the sociolegal issues raised by Kurt Vonnegut?s short story ?Harrison Bergeron.? Bibliography lists 3 sources.

?War Crimes?

A paper which looks at war crimes, from the point of view of the way in which chain of command is defined, the ethical and legal issues surrounding the allocation of responsibility for such crimes, and the different stances which have been taken by various war crimes tribunals since the Second World War. Bibliography lists 9 sources

Advantages and Disadvantages of EU Membership

This 13 page paper looks at the advantages and disadvantages associated with membership of the European Union, from the perspective of the individual nation states. Specific issues, such as the free movement of people, goods and trade, the euro, and the harmonization of legal issues are all discussed. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Agency and Employee Accountability in Cases of Negligence: The Legal Issues of Employee Credibility and Training

An 8 page assertion that our educational arena has been subject to many challenges and disappointments. At the center of many of these is the issues of employee credibility and training. That the educational system has a problem is not an issue of contention. What is questionable in the current day legal environment, however, is whether or not employees and school districts can be held legally liable for the educational inadequacies which result from inadequate teacher qualifications and training. This paper utilizes the Supreme Court cases of Monroe Vs Pape (1961), Monell Vs Dept of Social Services (1978), City Of Oklahoma Vs Tuttle (1984), Daniels Vs Willaims (1986), Davidson Vs Cannon (1986), and City of Springfield Vs Kibbe (1987) to add insight to that question. All illustrate the delicate balance between employee liability and negligence on the part of the agency when employee credibility is challenged. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Analysis of Francis Ford Coppola?s Film Adaptation of John Grisham?s ?The Rainmaker? (1997)

A 3 page paper which examines the ethical and legal issues depicted in the film, considers protagonist Rudy Baylor?s decision-making process by identifying various factors and outside stakeholders who influenced these decisions and evaluating which had the greatest impact, and describes such events portrayed in the film as the consequences suffered and benefits gained. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Animal Rights/Legal Issues

A 5 page research paper that examines legal issues pertaining to testing and experimentation on animals. The writer explores the legal victories won by animal rights activists in recent years. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Assessing the Health and Beauty Market in China

This 8 page paper considers the issues a western company may face if seeking to enter the Chinese market. The paper begins with an examination of general factors, such as economic, social and legal issues and then considers the industry factors. Industry factors indicate level of competition and the best way of entering the market. The bibliography cites 8 sources.

Assisted Suicide

This 5 page report discusses various ethical issues associated with assisted suicide. The debate has generally centered around both the moral and legal issues of the process. The central argument for assisted suicide is based on respect for the patients' autonomy. The main argument against assisted suicide is the belief in the inherent sacredness of life and that God only has the right to end one's life. The ethical questions surrounding the care of terminally ill patients often focus on when treatment should be withheld or withdrawn. A case study regarding a paralyzed but mentally competent adult, African-American man and a severely disabled newborn is also considered. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Bank Mergers

A 5 page discussion of legal issues and considerations in bank mergers. Primary focus is upon the Federal Bank Holding Company Act and Bank Merger Act. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation

This 32 page paper provides an overview of the Bedford-Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, inclusive of its history, encountered problems and a look at its future. The section of Brooklyn, New York known as Bedford-Stuyvesant is explored. Several legal issues which have confronted the organization are explored in detail, including the possible liability of a 1998 case involving the death of two young girls on a Pennsylvania highway. Bibliography lists 25 sources.


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