E. Scott and L. Steinberg, authors of Rethinking Juvenile Justice (2008), ask if teenagers are the mirror versions of young children and consider if we should forgive their crimes or if we should treat them like adult criminals. In this book the authors propose an outline of what they have called a developmental model of juvenile justice (Scott & Steinberg, 2008; McGough & Hebert, 2009). This developmental model recognizes that adolescents are puerile but seek to hold them responsible...
‘'Lord Woolf was right to stress the importance of alternative dispute resolution obtaining settlement of civil claims, since very few need ever come to court'' Discuss. In this essay, the importance of alternative dispute resolutions (ADR) in order to obtain a settlement of a civil claim will be discussed. The statement is strongly supported by Lord Woolf who after years of research wrote a report called ‘Access to Justice'. From this, in April 1999 the Civil Procedure Act was...
An employee manual is not mandatory, since this is not stated as obligatory by law. However it is a very useful document and it is strongly advised for every company to have one. An employee manual states different agreements and policies, such as family and medical leave, holiday pay, requirements and regulations within a company etc. This manual is applicable for the employees of that particular company, but only if they have read and signed the manual. Every business should have an employee...
LIST OF CASES Abdul Kadir v. Noor Mohammed Sait and Ors., AIR 1959 Ker 400.Afar Alias Godai Morol v. Surja Kumar Ghose, 7 Ind Cas 842.Anant Shamrao and Anr. v. Nensukh Bherulal Kucheriya, AIR 1956 Bom 252.Angamuthu v. 1. R.Radhakrishnan, 2. M.Gajalakshmi, S.A.No.364 of 2003.Bai Hira Devi and Ors. v. The Official Assignee of Bombay, AIR 1958 SC 448.Bhawanbai Premabhai v. Bai Vahali, (1955) 57 BOMLR 250.Ganpat Rao v. Bapu, [1920] 41 Bom. 710.Janki Narayan Bhoir v. Narayan Namdeo Kadam, AIR 2003...
Introduction Humanity has been in constant struggle between power and greed in order to achieve justice and social order. These two tribulations have affected the morals of society and, more importantly, the gatekeepers of the law. This impairment of judgment questions the ability of police officers to maintain order. Both power and greed have the ability to change an individual's moral behavior and for that reason, their beliefs have changed from the overall benefit of society to their own...
The fact that few derivative claim cases under the new regime have been reported may not be a good example to illustrate the question, as the new law has not been in force for long. However, we may answer the question by exploring the incentives, or rather, the disincentives the new law has provided to minority shareholders. The new legislation's balance in favour of managerial freedom is itself a disincentive to prospective claimants. As Resiberg has observed, If the court is...
Chapter 2 1. Explain the Broken Windows theory of policing. Describe the advantages and disadvantages of this approach. Detail the two most important benefits and the two pitfalls of such an approach to policing.Police departments, in the past twenty years, have adopted a theory that says by controlling minor disorders serious crimes can be reduced. It is called the broken windows theory, "also known as "order-maintenance,""zero-tolerance," or...
Does the Gaza blockade amount to collective punishment as prohibited by international law?Run down of what the current situation in Gaza is, humanitarian crisis which has been worsening, does it amount to collective punishment? Quote on being blocked in...Marten’s clause to prevent potential leap holes in the interpretation of international law. Israel’s security claims paired with Gaza’s renewed status as a “hostile entity.” Israel’s arguments surrounding...
“The omission to do something which a reasonable man, guided upon those considerations which ordinarily regulate the conduct of human affairs, would do, or doing something which a prudent and reasonable man would not do”; is the definition given to negligence from the case of “Blyth v Birmingham Waterworks Co (Ex, 1865)”. This definition came from establishing that the defendant owed that particular plaintiff a duty of care, furthermore it must be proved that the...
Jurisprudence analyses what would be the best form of law in order to form a civil society where both individual liberty and normative goals are practiced. Should the aim of law be primarily focused on the protection of individual liberty or, instead, the normative goals aimed at the good of civil society? The laws in any society should not only be focused on normative goals it should also protect individual liberty.From the perspective of the Hart Devlin debate which is the subject of this...