Espionage Act of 1917

Espionage was rampant in the early 1900’s. Citizens made significant sacrifices “to make the world safe for democracy(2). ” Americans were also alert to the presence of spies who could sabotage the war effort. Congress passed the Espionage Act on June 15, 1917. The law provided stiff penalties for those found guilty of aiding the … Read more

Alien and Sedition Act

You are back in the year 1798, the government has just passed a law saying what ever they do and create it will be the standard. You have no say or any comment on it, because frankly they just dont care. You are now placed back in the year 2001, would it be possible to … Read more

International Law

International law is the body of legal rules that apply between sovereign states and such other entities as have been granted international personality (status acknowledged by the international community). The rules of international law are of a normative character, that is, they prescribe towards conduct, and are potentially designed for authoritative interpretation by an international … Read more

Constitution – Supreme Law Of The Land

Article Five, clause two of the United States Constitution states, under the Authority of the United States, [the Constitution] shall be the supreme law of the land. As a result of the fact that the current activist government is pursuing inconsistent policies, many believe the Constitution has become irrelevant because no guiding principles seem to … Read more

Social Import: The Cracks in the System

An integral component to the infrastructure of government is law enforcement. In over two hundred years of prosperity, the United States has relied heavily upon the integrity of its law enforcement in maintaining order and securing the civil liberties of the American. The conduct and code of the police force in the United States has … Read more

California’s Proposition 184: Three Strikes and You’re Out

Last year in California voters approved a controversial ballot initiative. Proposition 184, also known as the three strikes and you’re out law, was passed on November 9, 1994. Under this new legislation repeat offenders, upon committing their third felony offense, will be sentenced to a mandatory twenty-five years to life in prison(California 667). The initiative … Read more

On Racist Speech

In the following essay, Charles R. Lawrence encompasses a number of reasons that racist speech should not be protected by the First Amendment. In this document, he exhibits his views on the subject and what he feels the society should confront these problems. In this well- written article, he provides strong evidence to prove his … Read more

Inevitability of independence

Many colonists, in the soon to be United States, felt that the English government under which they lived was not fulfilling the needs of its citizens. The poor governing of the British parliament and king left the colonies in a position where seceding from great Britain was the most logical solution. Colonist is a term … Read more

Business Law Antitirust

Because the field of Business Law is so great, this paper will examine a single aspect of Business Law, that of antitrust action. Specifically, as it is applied to Microsoft, antitrust litigation is raising eyebrows in both the legal and business worlds. There is a hue and cry that antitrust laws as they exist today … Read more

Jim Crow Laws

Jim Crow laws are about power. Power of one race over another. These laws really highlight the flaws and weakness of human nature. One group of people asserting power over another for the pride and vanity of a system of politics that had been defeated at the cost of thousands of American lives during the … Read more

History of Law Enforcement

Historical Beginnings Historical development of law enforcement agencies goes back to the United States Constitution. It tells how the federal, state, and local agencies came Into existence, and what purpose they were to serve. This report will give details on each separate law enforcement agency, what their Jurisdictions are, along with descriptions of the Individual … Read more

History of Law Enforcement

The swelling population of urban poor, whose miniscule [sic] wages could hardly sustain them, heightened the need for police protection]Len the united States In the 19th entry: The police role was only minimally directed at law enforcement. Its primary function was serving as the enforcement arm of the reigning political power, protecting property, and keeping … Read more

History of Law Enforcement

Historical Beginnings Historical development of law enforcement agencies goes back to the United States Constitution. It tells how the federal, state, and local agencies came Into existence, and what purpose they were to serve. This report will give details on each separate law enforcement agency, what their Jurisdictions are, along with descriptions of the Individual … Read more

History of Law Enforcement

The swelling population of urban poor, whose miniscule [sic] wages could hardly sustain them, heightened the need for police protection]Len the united States In the 19th entry: The police role was only minimally directed at law enforcement. Its primary function was serving as the enforcement arm of the reigning political power, protecting property, and keeping … Read more

History of Malaysia Law

Under Oxford English dictionary, ‘Legal’ defined as connected with the law. To the layman, law is understood as being a general rule of conduct. In the Oxford English Dictionary, law is defined as ‘the body of enacted or customary rules recognized by a community as binding’. Sir John Salmond defines law as ‘the body of … Read more

History of Law Enforcement

“Criminal Justice System, As Seen By Me”. CJS 100 Final Project History of Law Enforcement In Ancient China law enforcement was carried out by “perfects. ” The notion of a “perfect” in China has existed for thousands of years. In both the Chu and Jin kingdoms of the Spring and Autumn periods the prefecture system … Read more

The Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is perhaps the most masterfully written document of Western civilization. This essay seeks to illuminate that artistry by probing the discourse microscopically at the level of the sentence, phrase, word, and syllable. By approaching the Declaration in this way, we can shed light both on its literary qualities and on its … Read more