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1.1678 Decriminalizing Drug Use: A Possible Solution To The War On Drugs.
This paper examines the decriminalization of drugs as an avenue to halt the drug problem so prevalent in the United States. Alcohol is brought out as a possible comparison to the drug situation America is facing and how the decriminalization of alcohol did not spell the end of America. 11 pgs. 10 f/c. 8b.
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Filename: 1678 Decriminalizing Drugs.doc
2.1977 The Legalization of Marijuana and Industrial Hemp.
Debate continues on the subject of whether marijuana and industrial hemp ought to be legalized in the United States. This paper results from an exploration of approaches to the question which has reached the point in public debate where factions tend to be divided into those in favour of legalization and those absolutely opposed to marijuana's legalization. At the present time, the arguments in favour of legalization do appear more reasoned and in accordance with several now longstanding arguments which have been put forward pertaining to both the effects of legalization and the overall safety of marijuana as a drug for public consumption. 12 pgs. 17 f/c. 12b.
Bibliography: 12 source(s) listed
Filename: 1977 Legalization of Marijuana.doc
3.1986 Prostitution: Decriminalizing 'Commercialized Sin and Vice'.
This paper will endeavor to make a case for the support of the decriminalization of vice and sin, in this case via the example of prostitution by looking at it as an ineluctable part of day-to-day life; the reasons are threefold, although further cases in point can certainly be alluded to. 8 pgs. 22 f/c. 7b.
Bibliography: 7 source(s) listed
Filename: 1986 Prostitution.doc
4.2131 Negligence versus Strict Liability.The rules of liability pose an interesting study in law and economics.
The various legal systems, the various rules of liability, and the unfathomable number of possible economic outcomes make a brief analysis impossibly difficult. Nevertheless, with a few simplifications, it is possible to shed some light onto the general concepts that surround the issues. This is what this paper proposes to do. 3 pgs. 0 f/c. 3b.
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Filename: 2131 Negligence vs Liability.doc
5.2299 The Lawyer's Primary Obligation.
This essay examines the following question: should a lawyer's primary obligation be to reveal the truth of a certain matter, or to advocate the client's interests? What is more likely to aid the cause of justice? The relation between truth and justice is important in this question. The ideas of Aristotle, Socrates, Hobbes and Kant will be used to crystallize the complexities in this issue. 6 pgs. 0 f/c. 0b.
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Filename: 2299 Lawyer Primary Obligation.doc
6.2284 The Rule of Law.
This paper contrast the views of Friedrich Hayek and Lon Fuller on the law. Fuller believed in the social contract while Hayek contended that human interaction would create a spontaneous law. This paper looks at Fullers as the more sound thesis. 9.5 pgs. 3 f/c. 2b.
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Filename: 2284 Rule of Law.doc
7.2286 Church & State: Implications for Jonesville School District
The debate over the proper relationship between church and state, a debate as old as the Republic, has in our time taken on fresh intensity. The flashpoints range from abortion to the role of the so-called religious Right in American politics, but among the most delicate issues involved are those concerning education, in particular public support for private and parochial schools. This paper examines the debate between church and state in the Jonesville School District. This paper also looks at similar occurrences around the U.S. regarding religious practices such as prayer and the grappling of the school boards between satisfying their local communities and facing a lawsuit. 29.5 pgs. 39 f/c. 20+b.