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  • Language Analysis

    Language Analysis

    Controversy arose recently in the wider community over the Victorian Governments proposal to ban junk food from school canteens. Within the media there has been varied opinions concerning the issue, with Herald Sun contributors Neil Mitchell and Bettina Arndt both offering the opinions against the ban in two well structured pieces of prose, but with two different styles. Mitchell uses a sarcastic yet assertive tone and Arndt uses a critical and frustrated tone. The Sunday

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Bred
  • Language Barriers, Expolring Creolite

    Language Barriers, Expolring Creolite

    Language Barriers Exploring Creolite Sounds, voices, languages are always inscribed in places But the original, the thing itself, would never come back. It had passed away form the world. You could conjure it, though, the emotion that kept it alive inside you with a trigger: an image, a smell, a combination of sounds that stayed in your mind. That was the life of the thing after it died. The only thing that would bring it

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    Submitted: March 16, 2010 By: Anna
  • Language, Gender and Bias in American Culture

    Language, Gender and Bias in American Culture

    Language, Gender and Bias in American Culture Through language, bias has proliferated in our culture against both women and men. Language expresses aspects of culture both explicitly and implicitly. Gender expectations, behaviors, and cultural norms, are determined through language. A divide between the sexes has developed which includes language usages, intention, and understandings. This has created obstructions to communication between the genders. When anthropological linguists look at a language, he/she takes into consideration the “world

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    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Lapd and Nypd

    Lapd and Nypd

    The Los Angeles Police Department and the New York City Police Department are from two major cities, but are their hiring standards different or alike? After comparing these two law enforcement agencies I found that they were both alike in their hiring standards. The Los Angeles Police Department is committed to serving the community while protecting the rights of all persons. It is the mission of the LAPD to safeguard the less and property of

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    Submitted: November 22, 2009 By: July
  • Lareau’s "unequal Childhood" Paper Analysis

    Lareau’s "unequal Childhood" Paper Analysis

    Before critically discussing Lareau’s Unequal childhood’s paper, it is important to briefly mention a few conceptual terms in order to get the gist of what Lareau was trying to convey to her readers. First, according to Macionis (2004) the term family is defined as a social institution found in all societies that unite people in cooperative groups to oversee the bearing and raising of children. Same author also discusses several theoretical approaches have been identified

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    Submitted: April 14, 2010 By: Edward
  • Large Turnout for Lebanses Vote

    Large Turnout for Lebanses Vote

    Many voters returned to their hometowns in Mount Lebanon, the country's most populous province, and to the Bekaa Valley to cast their ballots in the third of four rounds of staggered parliamentary elections, the first free of the dominance of Syrian forces in nearly three decades. Anti-Syrian forces need a strong showing in Sunday's vote -- at least 45 seats for a majority -- to win a firm grasp on the 128-member Parliament and wean

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    Submitted: November 18, 2009 By: Jon
  • Las Tres Marias

    Las Tres Marias

    The significance of Las 3 Maria’s syndrome is that it represents our culture’s/society’s essentialist views about women and because our society is primarily a patriarchy, society’s views are centered on a “macho” way of thinking. In Borderlands, Anzaldua tells us that “Culture forms our beliefs” and because culture is run by those in power, it’s the men that make the rules. She also goes on to explain how our society condemns selfishness, the needs

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    Submitted: March 17, 2010 By: Janna
  • Last Solution for Outbreak of Gangs?

    Last Solution for Outbreak of Gangs?

    Last Solution For Outbreak of Gangs? Currently being discussed in Congress is the Anti-gang Bill, also known as the “Gangbusters Bill”. This bill would turn gang-related violent offenses into federal crimes punishable by mandatory sentences of at least ten years, expand the range of crimes punishable by death, and allow U.S. prosecutors to try 16 and 17 year old gang members as adults in federal courts. One unfortunate effect of this new bill will be

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    Submitted: March 21, 2010 By: Top
  • Latino Immigration

    Latino Immigration

    Early European settlers to the United States immigrated to establish a new nation free from the tyranny of monarch rulers in order to find new freedom on the continent of North America. These settlers came to establish a new society, on that was free from religious persecution, over taxation, and ruling kingdom that limited personal freedoms. These pilgrims soon to be known as Americans found the new opportunities that were not attainable to them in

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: regina
  • Law

    Law

    Mrs. Smith had borrowed a barbecue and a CD player from Mrs. Jones. After the get-together, instead of returning them, she decided to exchange the CD player with a friend for a computer monitor and refused to return the barbecue although Mrs. Jones had requested her to do so. Clearly, this is a case under bailment. Bailment exists whenever possession of goods is transferred from one party (the bailor) to another (the bailee) on the

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    Submitted: November 24, 2009 By: Jon
  • Law

    Law

    On October 2, of 1995, the clerk in the most watched trial in American history read the following verdict. In the matter of the people of the state of California versus Orenthal James Simpson, case number BA097211. We the jury in the above-controlled action, find the defendant, Orenthal James Simpson not guilty of the crime of murder in violation of penal code section 187A a felony, upon Nicole Brown Simpson, a human being, as

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    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Law

    Law

    No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any

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    Submitted: May 22, 2010 By: Mike
  • Law - Contempt of Court

    Law - Contempt of Court

    Contempt is generally defined as an act of disobedience to an order of a court, or an act of disrespect of a court. A client's failure to comply with a restraining order, a visitation order or an injunction in any kind of action may result in a finding of contempt of court, no matter the intention. The court has the power to punish neglection, violation of duty, or any other misconduct. Also a non-payment

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    Submitted: January 16, 2010 By: Anna
  • Law and International Society

    Law and International Society

    SOAS-University of London ICC Law and International Society Term 3 Assignment ‘Amir lived in a small village in a Council of Europe member state. One night soldiers surrounded Amir’s house and took him away with them. The last Amir’s father saw of his son was that night five and half years ago. Following Amir’s “disappearance”, his father went to the local police station on various occasions to enquire about his son, but Amir’s arrest

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    Submitted: June 10, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Law Day Essay

    Law Day Essay

    Law Day Essay In many peoples lives they have opportunities that pass them by. But why not be the person that jumps on those opportunities and takes advantage of them? In most cases drugs have a lot to do with your dreams passing you by. For many reasons I choose to be drug free. For starters I have a little brother that looks up to me. We fight all the time and even though we

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

    Law Enforcement Code of Ethics

    The Law Enforcement Code of Ethics on the IACP web page serves the same purpose as the comparable code of ethics for many other public servant agencies. Chiefly and principally I believe they are a set of values that are not just the stated policy of conduct expected of law enforcement officials. They are a set of values that the officers who swear their allegiance to not only abide by but should believe in out

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    Submitted: March 13, 2010 By: Venidikt
  • Law Enforcement Deviance

    Law Enforcement Deviance

    Law Enforcement Deviance Never before, had the city of Los Angeles been involved in a scandal like the one it faced within the department’s Rampart Area. Allegations of perjury, false arrest reports, evidence planting, police brutality, and even murder plagued the department. What started out as an attempt to stop the growing number of “gang related” crimes in the Rampart Area of Los Angeles, had turned into one of the worst scandals to disgrace the

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    Essay Length: 1,086 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 17, 2010 By: Mike
  • Law Enforcement Deviance

    Law Enforcement Deviance

    Law Enforcement Deviance Never before, had the city of Los Angeles been involved in a scandal like the one it faced within the department’s Rampart Area. Allegations of perjury, false arrest reports, evidence planting, police brutality, and even murder plagued the department. What started out as an attempt to stop the growing number of “gang related” crimes in the Rampart Area of Los Angeles, had turned into one of the worst scandals to disgrace the

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    Submitted: May 9, 2010 By: Vika
  • Law Enforcement in the Community

    Law Enforcement in the Community

    The first individual I will be writing my reflection on is K-9 Officer Justin Scalzo. Officer Justin Scalzo is a member of the Jeanette Police Department, along with his partner and companion Wando. Wando is a German Shepard dog that is born and trained over in Germany until he is able to be handled by other officers. He is then delivered to the United States to be matched with a K-9 officer. Other types of

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    Submitted: November 12, 2009 By: regina
  • Law Enforment

    Law Enforment

    Policing, as an occupation, has often been described as hours of boredom, followed by minutes of sheer terror. In any occupation where such extremes exist, it is necessary to have cultural characteristics which reinforce the collective and impersonal nature of the work. Cultural characteristics are the man-made aspects of social organization, as distinct from structural institutions, but both structure and culture influence personality and behavior. Much of social science is devoted to the study of

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    Submitted: November 15, 2009 By: Janna
  • Law of Corporation

    Law of Corporation

    Before trying to explain the duties of a promoter, I would need to expand on the term “promoter” itself. There is no legal definition in law apart from the one given in a case Twycross v Grant (1877): “A promoter is a person who undertakes to form a company with reference to a given project and to set it going, and who takes the necessary steps to accomplish that purpose”. So it seems very obvious

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    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Steve
  • Law Reform

    Law Reform

    Pressure groups, law reform bodies and royal commissions all play a major roll in initiating law reform in Australia. Law reform commissions and royal commissions are set up by the Commonwealth and State Governments, where as pressure groups are groups or individuals who review the law and try to pressure the Government for law reform. Pressure groups are social groups who aim to pressure the government into reforming certain laws that they are interested in.

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    Submitted: May 12, 2010 By: July
  • Law Reform for the Current Abortion Legislation in Australia

    Law Reform for the Current Abortion Legislation in Australia

    Law Reform for the Current Abortion Legislation in Australia The possible avenues of law reform for the current Abortion legislation. Currently, Abortion is illegal in every state of Australia, unless the mother is given a Doctor’s referral, or if it fulfils the following criteria, a) It would affect the Mother’s livelihood or b) It would affect the mother’s mental state. Prolonging amendments to the Abortion legislation that would further liberate the current restraints by making

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    Submitted: March 20, 2010 By: Wendy
  • Law, Divorce

    Law, Divorce

    A major change that has occurred in the Western family is an increased incidence in divorce. Whereas in the past, divorce was a relatively rare occurrence, in recent times it has become quite commonplace. This change is borne out clearly in census figures. For example thirty years ago in Australia, only one marriage in ten ended in divorce; nowadays the figure is more than one in three (Australian Bureau of Statistics, 1996: p.45). A consequence

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    Submitted: May 13, 2010 By: Victor
  • Lawmakers Promote Health Care for Kids

    Lawmakers Promote Health Care for Kids

    The policy I will be discussing is health care. This article discusses how the government wants to ensure that kids will have universal health care. Although the plan has not yet gone into full effect, positive changes are slowly coming around. An idea thought of by a Washington group advocating for public health benefits for children was to raise cigarette taxes substantially and use the extra money for the children. Congress has also made considerations

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    Submitted: May 29, 2010 By: Kevin
  • Laws and Leadership in Society

    Laws and Leadership in Society

    Laws and Leadership in Society If the world did not have established laws and leadership then society would become Anarchy. There would be more crimes committed because there are no laws for people to follow. Nobody would have a sense of what is right and what is wrong. Positive leadership in society is also needed because leaders make difficult decisions that benefit the entire group. Leaders are the role models of society because people follow

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    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Mike
  • Laws Within America

    Laws Within America

    The United States of America has laws in place to protect and serve its citizens. The law is carried out and upheld by police officers to the best of their ability, yet there are still injustices within America due to what I believe is an inability of certain laws to clearly define right and wrong, and the punishments that should go along with the crimes. I believe that if America is to right itself

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    Submitted: May 31, 2010 By: Mike
  • Lawsuits Against Big Tobacco... Justified or Not?

    Lawsuits Against Big Tobacco... Justified or Not?

    Abstract Since the first major lawsuit settled against tobacco companies in 1998, there has been much controversy over whether or not these lawsuits are justified. On the pro side of the argument there is much evidence to support that the tobacco industries have long known about the dangers of cigarette smoking. Furthermore that this knowledge warrants the need for compensation. In addition the industry has concealed this knowledge from the public. On the con side

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    Submitted: January 7, 2010 By: Top
  • Lawsuits Gone Wild: Our out of Control Legal System and the Need for Tort Reform

    Lawsuits Gone Wild: Our out of Control Legal System and the Need for Tort Reform

    In the society we live in, it has become increasingly popular and more common to sue. Whether we see it in the media, talk about it amongst ourselves, or are actually the ones doing the suing, (or being sued) we deal with lawsuits every day. Now, we’ve all heard the story about the grandmother who spilled hot coffee on herself and successfully sued McDonald’s for nearly $2.9 million, or the man who sued Winnebago

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    Submitted: January 19, 2010 By: Vika
  • Lax and Globalization

    Lax and Globalization

    LAX and Globalization In October of 1928, the forerunner of the Los Angeles International Airport was born. Recently celebrating its 76th Anniversary of connecting Southern California to the world, the Los Angeles International Airport is the fifth busiest airport in the world. Not only does this airport bring in Americans from across the nation, it brings in people from all over the world. Everyday people from many other countries are flying into LAX anticipating their

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    Submitted: February 13, 2010 By: Andrew
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