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Weapons of Mass Destruction International Laws

International Laws Relevant to Weapons of Mass Destruction There are several laws that have been enacted concerning weapons of mass destruction. There are several international treaties that deal with weapons of mass destruction. The treaties are operationalized and enforced by several international organizations like the United Nations as well as …

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Watkins v. United States Full Case Overview

Watkins v. United States Full Case Overview

Watkins v. United States Full Case Overview Watkins v. United States (No. 261) Argued: March 7, 1957 Decided: June 17, 1957 98 U.S.App.D.C.190, 233 F.2d 681, reversed and remanded. Syllabus Opinion, Warren Concurrence, Frankfurter Dissent, Clark Syllabus Petitioner was convicted of a violation of 2 U.S.C. § 192 which makes it a misdemeanor …

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Vassilkovska v. Woodfield Nissan, Inc.

Vassilkovska v. Woodfield Nissan, Inc.

Vassilkovska v. Woodfield Nissan, Inc. Back in July 2002, Nadejda Vassilkovska, the plaintiff, bought a used automobile from Woodfield Nissan Inc. In addition to the contract of sale, the plaintiff signed an agreement (Arbitration Agreement). After a year, the plaintiff filed a four-count complaint against the company. A few months …

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USA Immigration Policies

USA Immigration Policies

USA Immigration Policies Immigration The immigration policies have raised a lot of questions in the United States. This follows the executive order that targets the immigration of citizens from Muslim majority countries. Such countries include Syria, Iraq, Iran, Somali, Sudan and Yemen. The Trump’s administration policies have hardened the policies …

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Civil Rights Movements

Civil rights Movements

Civil rights Movements Civil rights Movements Social Movements Past and Present Series: Civil rights: The 1960s Freedom Struggle. By Blumberg, Rhoda Lois No. 248. Twayne Pub, 1991 Rhoda Lois has used the sociological perspective to explain how the civil rights movement of the 1960s contributed to changing the lives of …

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General Deterrence

General Deterrence

General Deterrence The Relevance of Certainty to Beccaria Equation According to Beccaria equation, the law is established to benefit the society and to keep social contract intact. The equation considers the existence of a conflict of interest in the society. Crime comes about as a result of the interest of …

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Alternatives to Incarceration

Alternatives to Incarceration

Alternatives to Incarceration An alternative to incarceration refers to punishments given to those who have committed a crime other than spending time in prison. The criminals are punished away from prison. However, the criminals are supervised by the court or the community. There are various agencies in the United States …

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The Iranian Government

The Iranian Government

The Iranian Government The Iranian Government Introduction The Islamic Republic of Iran is a theocratic, constitutional republic in which Shia Muslims clergy, as well as political leaders, vetted by the clergy dominate the most crucial power structure. The legitimacy of the Iranian Government depends on the twin pillars of the …

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