Law Enforcement and Society In order to understand contemporary law enforcement, we should recognize the conditions that impact our profession. It is agreed upon by many scholars that major changes in law enforcement occur every five years. Policing is sometimes characterize"... like a sandbar in a river, subject to being changed continuously by the currents in which it is immersed..." (Swanson, Territo and Taylor, p. 2). However, in recent years some major changes have occurred in a shorter...
Television Appeal of Who Wants to be a Millionaire One of my favorite T.V. shows is called, Who wants to Be a Millionaire. It is a really great show. It is hosted by Regis Philbin who is a highly energized, cool, and funny man. The show was created by Michael Davies, who also created the show called Who’s Line is It Anyway? This show is my favorite because it is vicarious, the host is real fun, and it is a good learning experience. To play the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire game you...
Law and Anti-Discrimination This paper will discuss disability discrimination and the legislative and non-legislative tools used to combat it. The major piece of federal legislation, the Disability Discrimination Act (1992) will be examined in considerable detail, and an attempt will be made to analyze its strengths and weakness, with reference to various opinions put forward by individuals and organizations concerned with its implementation. Particular emphasis will be placed upon the...
Juvenile Vs. Adult Offenders in Mobile County In the Mobile County Justice System, a non-violent juvenile inmate is treated very differently from a non-violent adult inmate. A recent interview with an ex-inmate that had been previously convicted as a youth and convicted again shortly thereafter as a young adult, demonstrated that the programs implemented at both facilities are haphazardly executed, showing little regard for future rehabilitation of an inmate. Upon interviewing Mr....
Introduction Asplenium nidus is a species of fern and is commonly known as Bird's Nest Fern. It belongs to the Plantae kingdom, Pteridophyta phylum, Polypodiopsida class, Polypodiales order, the Aspleniaceae family and Asplenium genus. It forms large simple fronds growing to approximately 50-150 cm long and 10-20 cm broad. They are light green, often crinkled, with a smooth-edged blade and a black midrib. Sporangia develop in clusters called sori, which are protected by a covering, the...
A Hatred of Smoking The brilliant person who spent their time sitting around and one day decided to pick up some of the tobacco they were growing and smoke it must have been out of their mind. This has lead to millions and millions of people’s addictions to, what is in my opinion one of the worst things in the world, cigarettes, or more specifically nicotine. Why anyone would decide to start up this insanely dirty and unhealthy habit is beyond me. Smoking is a problem that affects...
Description of a Court Room Hearing As observed in the courtroom I have found myself with many mixed emotions on what I have witnessed. These mixed emotions involve the operations of the justice system and how it affects the accused and the victim. It also makes a person wonder how the legal system operates on a basis of repeated domestic violence acts. I appeared in court to observe a domestic violence hearing. It involved a young individual who has a lot of physical violence patterns and...
Case Study of Locke Vs. Hobbes When comparing Locke and Hobbes, their ideas seem to contradict each other. Their ideas about Freedom are very different but show the same meaning. “I authorize and give up my right of governing myself to this man, or to this assembly of men, all his actions in like manner.” states Hobbes saying that people’s rights are their own property and can do with them as they wish in order for them to gain their freedom, but if this is to be done he...
Essay on the Topic of Adopting School Uniforms Media stories about a nationwide school epidemic in which assaults on teachers are frequent and children are routinely killed over designer clothing have been constant over the past few years. Before the situation gets out of control, public schools need to have uniforms at schools. The adoption of school uniforms seems to offer a visible means of restoring order to the nation's classrooms and a quick and ready solution to the problem of public...
Thomas Bartomeli (hereinafter the plaintiff) joined his brother Raymond Bartomeli (hereinafter the defendant) in founding a construction company. In 1983 the two brothers incorporated the company; however the Plaintiff never owned shares in the company. Both parties contributed individual assets to the company and jointly signed notes to acquire certain equipment that was stored on the Plaintiff’s property. In 1991 the Defendant became dissatisfied with the Plaintiff’s work...