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  • Protecting American Agriculture While Facilitating Free Trade

    Protecting American Agriculture While Facilitating Free Trade

    Abstract Agriculture is a very valuable to the U.S. economically and socially. Due to the nature of biology, agriculture is highly susceptible to easily created biological weapons. It is the duty of U.S. inspectors to prevent these weapons from entering the country, but increasing pressure from economic globalization and foreign trade agreements has “captured” U.S. regulatory agencies. Using rational decision making models the U.S. has developed policies that allow both the facilitation of trade and

    Essay Length: 693 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 25, 2010 By: Janna
  • Protecting Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet

    Protecting Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet

    Protecting Intellectual Property Rights on the Internet Issue Summary The issue of protecting copy written material on the Internet has been an issue of great debate lately as the technology to copy and distribute copy written material becomes more prevalent and easy to use. On the pro side there is the Working Group on Intellectual Property Rights, they contend that copyright laws need to be strengthened because computer networks make it fast and easy to

    Essay Length: 1,732 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: February 14, 2010 By: Top
  • Protecting Your Child online

    Protecting Your Child online

    There are several precautions you can take to protect your child from online sexual predators. By far, the most effective measure that can be taken to prevent occurrences of this nature is to TALK TO YOUR KIDS. The best way to protect your child from online abuse is to teach them to recognize inappropriate behavior and to take immediate and proper action. Aside from making your child aware of the dangers of online abuse there

    Essay Length: 684 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 10, 2010 By: Monika
  • Protesting at Funerals Constitutional?

    Protesting at Funerals Constitutional?

    Supreme Court of the United States Members of Westboro Baptist Church v. State of Wisconsin Ms. Justice KATHERINE DUNSTAN delivered the opinion of the court The case presents the question whether Wisconsin’s application of 947.011 to the members of Westboro Church violates the First Amendment of the Constitution. We hold that Wisconsin’s application of 947.011 on the members of Westboro Baptist Church is unconstitutional. I On December 1, 2006, the Rev. Fred Phelps of Westboro

    Essay Length: 1,286 Words / 6 Pages
    Submitted: January 14, 2010 By: Andrew
  • Provide an Example of a Recent Legal Change (legislative or Judicial) That Has Contributed to the Growth in Income and Wealth Inequality and Explain How It Has Done So

    Provide an Example of a Recent Legal Change (legislative or Judicial) That Has Contributed to the Growth in Income and Wealth Inequality and Explain How It Has Done So

    University of Bristol Law School FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT COVER SHEET This form should be completed and submitted with your formative assessment. Please attach this sheet as the first page of your submission. Unit Code/Name LAWD30017 Rich Law, Poor Law Assessment title/question 3. Provide an example of a recent legal change (legislative or judicial) that has contributed to the growth in income and wealth inequality and explain how it has done so Submission date 6 November 2017

    Essay Length: 1,197 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: January 2, 2018 By: jones93734
  • Providing Educational Programs for Female Prisoners

    Providing Educational Programs for Female Prisoners

    Providing Educational Programs for Female Prisoners Toward the end of the twentieth century nearly 84,000 women were incarcerated in a state or federal correctional institution within the United States (Gillespie 91). Currently “the number of incarcerated women has exploded within the last twenty years” (Davis 79). After serving their sentence, leaving behind a life composed of bars, guards and time to reflect upon their crime. Most female offenders are released only carrying a few items

    Essay Length: 1,007 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: February 6, 2010 By: Steve
  • Provision of Foreign Aid to African Countries

    Provision of Foreign Aid to African Countries

    Dr. William Mosley Jensen HCOMM 4350 Nsalu Mbwette Rough Draft Provision of foreign aid to African countries African continent has struggled with chronic poverty and under-development. Hundreds of billions of dollars have been given to African governments. More billions were lent to these same governments. Countless tons of food have inundated the continent, and swarms of consultants, experts, and administrator have descended to solve Africa’s problems. However the state of development in Africa is no

    Essay Length: 2,025 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: March 29, 2016 By: Tamaran
  • Pryare


    When Sid asked me to talk to you all today, I was honoured. Not only the fact that I get the incredible honour of speaking to you all, but the honour that I get because I get to talk to you about something that has impacted my life in the most positive way. Prayer. What does it mean to you? refers to prayer as “An act of communion with God, a god, or another

    Essay Length: 453 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 5, 2010 By: Mikki
  • Psychology or Accounting?

    Psychology or Accounting?

    Psychology or Accounting Choosing a career is one of the most important decisions a person has to make in their life. It is so important because that is what people will have to do to support their selves throughout life. For the past ten years psychology and accounting were two of the top ten potential career choices. According to the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics up to 70,000 bachelor’s degrees

    Essay Length: 798 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 28, 2009 By: Mikki
  • Ptsd: A Brief Look at Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    Ptsd: A Brief Look at Its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

    PTSD: A Brief Look at its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments Amanda Petree Southwest Baptist University PTSD: A Brief Look at its Causes, Symptoms and Treatments More and more military soldiers and veterans are being diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder; however, any individual who has experienced a traumatic event can suffer from PTSD. While previously classified as an anxiety disorder in the fourth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV), PTSD received

    Essay Length: 1,762 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: July 19, 2016 By: nerd2014
  • Public Breast Feeding and Society

    Public Breast Feeding and Society

    On July 27, 2006, Newsweek came out with an article directed at the topic of breast feeding. More specifically the August 2006 cover of babytalk Magazine. The cover showed a woman's exposed breast with a newborn baby feeding off it. Breast feeding in public has become a major issue in today's western society and this addressed it head on. The magazine baby talk has a reputation as a wholesome and clean parenting magazine, not known

    Essay Length: 817 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: December 24, 2009 By: Monika
  • Public Funding for Stadiums

    Public Funding for Stadiums

    The funding of sports stadiums has recently been a very hot topic in the sports media. Most of the modernly built stadiums have been publicly funded, which begins a large debate. What rewards does the community receive when a stadium comes to town? Is a sports stadium a positive or negative investment for the community? This debate hits close to home with the city of Cincinnati recently constructing two new stadiums for the local pro

    Essay Length: 1,922 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Public Funds for Private Concerns

    Public Funds for Private Concerns

    The objectives of a private organization will usually differ from that of the government. Managers in private corporations have only one major goal, to satisfy the bottom line. Their endgame is to increase profits and to keep their shareholders happy. Their responsibilities are very specific and can result in going against popular opinion as long as the earnings are maximized. One example of this mentality was railroad executive William Henry Vanderbilt’s response of “the public

    Essay Length: 2,564 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: February 5, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Public Health Care Is the Way to Go

    Public Health Care Is the Way to Go

    Public health care is definitely the only health care which should be placed within society. When health care is socialized it ensures that it is available to everyone equally. No person, no matter their social class, or economic status should be denied medical attention for any reason. All humans are equal, which means equal treatment should be given to all. With public health care a person cannot be rejected treatment because they cannot afford it,

    Essay Length: 1,123 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 23, 2009 By: Anna
  • Public Health System in Cuba

    Public Health System in Cuba

    The public health system in Cuba has become one of the most praised systems of our time. Even though their health system is very successful, the island has endured some hardships, but continues to stay healthy. Cuba is, to this day, under the U.S. embargo, adapting to their limited resources (medicine and equipment), continuing to educate thousands of students, and saving the lives of millions while trying to piece together what is left of their

    Essay Length: 3,253 Words / 14 Pages
    Submitted: December 13, 2009 By: Fatih
  • Public Inquiry Reports in the Construction Industry

    Public Inquiry Reports in the Construction Industry

    Public Inquiry reports in the construction industry Table of contents Cover Page 1. Introduction 2. The Dutch construction fraud 3. Royal BAM Group and the Dutch construction fraud 4. Advice 1. Introduction In the first part of this paper there will be a short explanation of the construction fraud and the relevant stakeholders involved. In the second part the relevant changes, interests and strategies will be described for Royal BAM Group. At the end of

    Essay Length: 2,086 Words / 9 Pages
    Submitted: November 16, 2009 By: Tasha
  • Public Opinion

    Public Opinion

    Public opinion can be defined as an aggregate of individual views, attitudes, and beliefs about a particular topic expressed by a significant proportion of a community. This is very important to political parties. They base their ideas, and campaigns on what most people think and try to respond to the majority. For example, most people think that shoplifting is wrong so laws have been passed to punish those who do. Public opinion is never static.

    Essay Length: 309 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 8, 2010 By: Bred
  • Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

    Public Opinion and Foreign Policy

    Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Should public opinion play a role in foreign policy? Public opinion is what the common people in a country think about the decisions the government is making. Foreign policy is a set of political goals that outlines how a state will interact with other states and non-state actors. Public opinion stems from and is influenced by the media, what the media reports is what the public believes. Public opinion should

    Essay Length: 536 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: January 23, 2010 By: July
  • Public Opinion on Gun Control

    Public Opinion on Gun Control

    Public Opinion on Gun Control The twentieth century was a time of many political assassinations and violent shootings. A nation in shock mourned the deaths of President John Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. At the end of the twentieth century the nation endured rising rates of violent crime, with young people frequently involved as victims and perpetrators and often armed with guns. Between July 1992, and June 30, 1999, there

    Essay Length: 2,574 Words / 11 Pages
    Submitted: December 9, 2009 By: regina
  • Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making

    Public Participation in Environmental Decision Making

    Public participation in environmental decision-making is an area that will always raise questions on the relevance and of the advantages that can be gained by allowing public participation. Decision making by experts, which is often characterized as ‘technocracy’, is an area where experts sometimes make key decisions themselves, but more commonly advise policy makers and interest groups including governments and corporations. The advantages of using experts in the field are their specialist knowledge is fully

    Essay Length: 1,778 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Kevin
  • Public Policy Analysis for Not-For-Profits

    Public Policy Analysis for Not-For-Profits

    Health Care Action Task Force Jobs with Justice A. Mission Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is a coalition of 75 local labor, community, student, and religious groups organized to win concrete victories on the road to achieving economic justice and lasting social change. We engage working people in addressing the root causes of poverty, organizing support for workers treated unjustly and/or illegally in the workplace and in organizing an economic base that respects the dignity

    Essay Length: 705 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: February 24, 2010 By: Artur
  • Public Relations Ethics

    Public Relations Ethics

    The morality of an action must always be considered when dealing with the public relations of an organization. Though there are rules that should be followed, it is not always easy to do what is right. Veteran practitioners say that the best policy is to always tell the truth. But, in some situations, people are prevented from discussing certain things due to legal issues. Regardless of the situation, a practitioner should always follow the six

    Essay Length: 301 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: May 7, 2010 By: Yan
  • Public Relations in Athletics

    Public Relations in Athletics

    Public Relations in Athletics "If industry is to be successful in dealing with public opinion . . . it must learn the language of the people, it must consider the study of public opinion as important as any phase of its operations. It must recognize that public opinion can be measured, and utilize the increasingly scientific methods developing today for gauging it"(Ross) PR today, has undergone a massive restructuring and organization and is now

    Essay Length: 1,529 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 30, 2009 By: Janna
  • Public Schools

    Public Schools

    Some people argue that those who do not send their children to public schools should not have to fund these schools through taxes, since neither parents nor children benefit from these schools. They ignore the fact that everyone benefits from the strong economy that a well-educated populace generates. The argument that everyone should be forced to fund public schools is more compelling. The government realized that the survival of our economy depended on several key

    Essay Length: 307 Words / 2 Pages
    Submitted: January 18, 2010 By: Yan
  • Public Speaking

    Public Speaking

    Before I started this class, if someone would have asked me if I wanted to give a speech in front of a large audience, I would have laughed in their face. But in reflection of my semester in speech class, I would now jump at the chance to talk in front of an audience. True, it is partially because I enjoy making a fool of myself, but it is in large part due to the

    Essay Length: 1,212 Words / 5 Pages
    Submitted: December 14, 2009 By: Mike
  • Public View of Police

    Public View of Police

    Public View of Police Police men and women are there to protect people. Their job is to risk their lives to ensure your personal safety, safety of your property, and the protection of the environment. The public’s opinion of the police force is quite varying because of a variety of factors. Personal experiences with police influence most people’s outlook and opinion towards the entire police force no matter what city, county, or department they have

    Essay Length: 571 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: April 21, 2010 By: Fatih
  • Publis Budgeting

    Publis Budgeting

    Public budgeting can consist of many different things. Public budgeting broke down is a monetary guideline that planners use. Public budgeting is used in the public sector. Large cities and small villages all use public budgeting. Public budgeting is open to the citizens inspections. Citizens have the right to influence and change their respective budgets. It maybe as direct as voting on a new court house or voting for a political candidate who promises to

    Essay Length: 774 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: June 12, 2010 By: David
  • Pulling the Plug

    Pulling the Plug

    I have mixed opinions on pulling the plug on people. I think that if the doctors are a hundred percent sure that the person has no chance in getting any better or no chance in coming back and functioning normally and if they know for a fact that the person is one hundred percent brain dead then it is okay to pull the plug. On the other hand, if they aren’t positive, I think that

    Essay Length: 667 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 26, 2009 By: Mike
  • Punishment


    Punishment 2 The United States drop in crime over the past years brings up many questions to what is causing the decrease. Many Americans are pondering if it is financial changes, Cultural, or the punishment the American government is using. There are four major styles of punishment in the United States: Retribution, Deterrence, Rehabilitation, and Societal Protection. Research by Schultz & Allen (1967) shown: One of the interesting aspects in American society is the widespread

    Essay Length: 1,659 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Mike
  • Punishment Vs. Rehabilitation

    Punishment Vs. Rehabilitation

    Punishment vs. Rehabilitation The criminal justice system comprises many distinct stages, including arrest, prosecution, trial, sentencing, and punishment, quite often in the form of imprisonment. As will become clear, it is in the last two of these many stages that the debate over rehabilitation and retribution is of special significance. “Rehabilitation is the idea of ‘curing’ an offender of his or her criminal tendencies, of changing their habits, their outlook and possibly even personality, so

    Essay Length: 815 Words / 4 Pages
    Submitted: February 23, 2010 By: Tasha
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