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  • History of Drug Laws and Law Enforcement

    History of Drug Laws and Law Enforcement

    Drug Laws and Drug Law Enforcement Since the late 19th century, the federal and states governments of the United States have enacted laws and policies to deter the use and distribution of illegal drugs. These laws and policies have not only deemed what drugs are legal and illegal, but have also established penalties for the possession and distribution of these substances and established federal agencies to control drug use and administer drug law enforcement. This

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    Submitted: November 30, 2009 By: Artur
  • Every “rockefeller Drug Laws”

    Every “rockefeller Drug Laws”

    “Rockefeller Drug Laws” In May of 1973, New York’s Governor, Nelson Rockefeller, made a set of strict anti-drug laws for the state legislature. The purpose of these laws was to stop the drug abuse epidemic that was occurring in New York during the early 1970’s. It was the most severe law in the nation; the drug laws were to punish those who possessed and sold heavy amounts of narcotics like cocaine and heroine and to

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    Essay Length: 1,555 Words / 7 Pages
    Submitted: December 2, 2009 By: Max
  • Rockefeller Drugs Law Argument

    Rockefeller Drugs Law Argument

    Introduction: Crack cocaine first hit the streets over twenty years ago, in 1983 (Ammerman 1999). No one had seen anything like it. The drug was cheap, easy to get and incredibly addictive. This one type of drug destroyed families, even whole neighborhoods. The communities that were most affected were the black and latino communities. These types of problems are what brought about the Rockefeller drug laws. These laws demonstrate that the punishment for the sale

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    Submitted: December 3, 2009 By: Jack
  • The Rockefeller Drug Laws: America’s War on Drugs: A War We Are Causing, A War We Can Solve

    The Rockefeller Drug Laws: America’s War on Drugs: A War We Are Causing, A War We Can Solve

    Since the Rockefeller Drug Laws were passed in 1973 under Governor Nelson Rockefeller, New York State has had the harshest sentencing for low-level, non-violent drug offenders of any other state in the nation. Under these laws, those convicted of drug offenses face the same penalties as those convicted of murder, and harsher penalties that those convicted of rape. (Sullum, 1) Though the laws were first enacted to curb the late-1960s-early-1970s psychedelic drug epidemic, New York's

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    Essay Length: 1,965 Words / 8 Pages
    Submitted: December 15, 2009 By: Jessica
  • The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War on Drugs: A Losing Battle?

    The War On Drugs: A Losing Battle? In 1968, when American soldiers came home from the Vietnam War addicted to heroin, President Richard Nixon initiated the War on Drugs. More than a decade later, President Ronald Reagan launches the South Florida Drug Task force, headed by then Vice-President George Bush, in response to the city of Miami's demand for help. In 1981, Miami was the financial and import central for cocaine and marijuana, and the

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    Essay Length: 4,278 Words / 18 Pages
    Submitted: January 10, 2009 By: Artur
  • Employee Benefits Required by Law

    Employee Benefits Required by Law

    Employee Benefits Required by Law The legally required employee benefits constitute nearly a quarter of the benefits package that employers provide. These benefits include employer contributions to Social Security, unemployment insurance, and workers' compensation insurance. Altogether such benefits represent about twenty-one and half percent of payroll costs. Social Security Social Security is the federally administered insurance system. Under current federal laws, both employer and employee must pay into the system, and a certain percentage of

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    Essay Length: 6,708 Words / 27 Pages
    Submitted: March 4, 2009 By: David
  • Restaurant Law

    Restaurant Law

    In the business world every business has its own set of laws and regulations to follow and adhere too. Some have very few laws and others have so many it is mind numbing but, each law is set up to protect every worker, customer or person associated with that business's location. However, some of these laws are outdated or just plain unnecessary in today's 21st century business environment. The business that I chose to examine

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    Submitted: March 11, 2009 By: July
  • Relation Between Law and Morality

    Relation Between Law and Morality

    Intro to European History 1-11-98 Factors Affecting Life In The Fourteenth Century By all accounts, humanity was faring pretty well in the period from the eleventh century to the thirteenth. The population was steadily increasing due to better farming methods that better feed the people in Europe at this time. Significant social and political changes proved to be making life more stable, and there were many advances being made in the intellectual community. This stability,

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    Submitted: March 17, 2009 By: Anna
  • Immigration Restriction Law of 1924

    Immigration Restriction Law of 1924

    The immigration act of 1924 was really the first permanent limitation on immigration. This limitation was like a quota system that only aloud two percent instead of the three percent of each foreign born group living in the United states in 1890. Like it say in Document A "Under the act of 1924 the number of each nationality who may be admitted annually is limited to two per cent of the population of such nationality

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    Submitted: March 19, 2009 By: Edward
  • The Voice of the Law: the Judiciary

    The Voice of the Law: the Judiciary

    The Voice Of The Law: The Judiciary - Project - Roe V. Wade Roe v. Wade is definitely an example of judicial restraint. The very foundation of Roe v. Wade is rooted in the right to privacy under the liberty clause of the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. By its definition, judicial restraint is, "a theory of judicial interpretation which endorses the limited exercise of power by the judiciary. In deciding questions of constitutional law,

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    Submitted: March 23, 2009 By: Top
  • Privacy Law in Usa - What Is Privacy? What Makes Our Lives Private?

    Privacy Law in Usa - What Is Privacy? What Makes Our Lives Private?

    Privacy: Chapters 7 & 8 What is privacy? What makes our lives private? Privacy is a law today that has not been known for very long. The idea of privacy that everyone has running through their minds is just to be left alone. In reality what constitutes the crossing of the privacy line. It wasn't until 1890 when two men wrote in the Harvard Law Review about the "The Right to Privacy.? The two men

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    Submitted: April 13, 2009 By: Janna
  • Drug Addiction as a Psychobiological Process

    Drug Addiction as a Psychobiological Process

    Drug Addiction as a Psychobiological Process The emphasis is on biological mechanisms underlying addiction, although some other factors influencing drug addiction will also be discussed. The presentation is limited primarily to psychomotor stimulants (e.g., amphetamine, cocaine) and opiates (e.g., heroin, morphine) for two reasons. First, considerable knowledge has been gained during the past 15 years regarding the neurobiological mechanisms mediating their addictive properties. Second, these two pharmacological classes represent the best examples of potent addictive

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • Law & Order

    Law & Order

    From Journal of Social Studies Vol. II, No. 1, Spring 1940 By Benjamin B. Ferencz Criminal law and criminology have, for the past several years, been confronted with a problem that reaches the very foundations and basic philosophies underlying the study and treatment of social offenders. Simply, the controversy revolves about the question; "Shall the main concern underlying penal treatment be the matter of the offense committed, or the person offending?" Representing the extreme positions

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement

    How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement

    How the Use of Drugs and Alcohol Affect High School Achievement A student at Lakeside High School, called Ann for purposes of privacy, had a grade point average of 3.6 through her sophomore year. During her junior year, she dropped out of extra-curricular activities and became withdrawn from other social activities. As she was introduced to the world of hard drugs, Ann's grades dropped to C's and D's. At her graduation party, she was rushed

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    Submitted: July 15, 2009 By: Vika
  • Business Law

    Business Law

    Facts: A California court's order sentencing respondent Knights to probation for a drug offense included the condition that Knights submit to search at anytime, with or without a search, arrest warrant, or reasonable cause, by any probation or law enforcement officer. Subsequently, a sheriff's detective, with reasonable suspicion, searched Knights's apartment. Based in part on items recovered, a federal grand jury indicted Knights for conspiracy to commit arson, for possession of an unregistered destructive device,

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: regina
  • Credit Card Limit Laws - What Are the Current Laws?

    Credit Card Limit Laws - What Are the Current Laws?

    CREDIT CARD LIMIT LAWS WHAT MEASURES CAN BE PUT IN PLACE TO TRY TO SLOW THE SPIRALLING GROWTH OF CREDIT CARD DEBT IN STUDENTS? WHAT ARE THE CURRENT LAWS? There are current laws that dictate what financial institutions should base their criteria for credit card limit increases on. The UCCC ( Uniform Consumer Credit Code ) is a government body that was created in response to business and consumer concerns as a national initiative to

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Stenly
  • California Gun Law Assault Weapons

    California Gun Law Assault Weapons

    Introduction California weapons laws are constantly changing. The most important issue is awareness for applicable citizens to know the present laws enforced. California Penal Code 12285 is applicable to owners of assault weapons. An assault rifle is defined as a selective fire rifle or carbine, chambering intermediate-powered ammunition. An assault rifle is categorized between the larger and heavier light machine gun, which is intended more for sustained automatic fire in a support role, and the

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Yan
  • Analytical Look at "traffic" and the U.S. War on Drugs

    Analytical Look at "traffic" and the U.S. War on Drugs

    How effective is the United States war on drugs? This a question that Traffic, directed by Steven Soderbergh, cracks wide open. Traffic follows three story lines and depicts the powerful force that is drugs. Robert Wakefield is the recently appointed drug czar who finds out his daughter Caroline is a drug addict. Javier Rodriguez is a cop in Mexico who is attempting his own war on drugs in the corrupt world of Mexican drug enforcement.

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Stenly
  • U.S. Anti-Drug Campaign Flops

    U.S. Anti-Drug Campaign Flops

    The Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), a wing of the U.S Executive Office of the President, started a media campaign to attack drug use in September of 1999. A main component of the campaign called phase three was specifically aimed at reducing marijuana use, which started in Oct 2002 ending June 2003. The target group was youth ages twelve to eighteen. Studies have shown that the ads have had no effect on reducing

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    Submitted: November 8, 2009 By: Edward
  • Adderall, the Wonder Drug or the Destroyer?

    Adderall, the Wonder Drug or the Destroyer?

    Why did the ADHD boy not introduce his girlfriend to any of his friends? He could not remember her name; or better yet, why would a chicken be considered ADD? It never gets all the way across the road because of all the distractions. Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a developmental and behavioral disorder that affects 3 to 5 percent of all school-age children. The American Psychiatric Association explains that, “Individuals with ADHD may know

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Monika
  • Random Drug Testing in Schools

    Random Drug Testing in Schools

    Random Drug Testing in Schools Considering the increasing use of drugs among today’s youth, drug testing in schools has become necessary. The ramifications of using these drugs are detrimental to both the individual and society as a whole. Drug testing is meant to protect students from the harmful effects and has been shown to deter drug use in a large percentage of those on whom it has been practiced. The procedures themselves are non-invasive and

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    Essay Length: 689 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tommy
  • Drugs and Legalization

    Drugs and Legalization

    May 25, 1989 Thinking About Drug Legalization by James Ostrowski James Ostrowski, an associate policy analyst of the Cato Institute, was vice chairman of the New York County Lawyers Association Committee on Law Reform. . Executive Summary Prohibition is an awful flop. We like it. It can't stop what it's meant to stop. We like it. It's left a trail of graft and slime, It don't prohibit worth a dime, It's filled our land with

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Stenly
  • Clear Channel Outdoor Inc.Loses Appeal of Tucson’s Signage Law

    Clear Channel Outdoor Inc.Loses Appeal of Tucson’s Signage Law

    Clear Channel Outdoor Inc. Loses Appeal of Tucson’s Signage Law The State Court of Appeals has ruled against Clear Channel Outdoor Inc., who claims that many of their company’s signs that were removed were not in violation of the city of Tucson’s strict sign ordinance. The decision of the court specifically focuses on the company’s dispute with Tucson, but the ruling will also affect many other communities who find themselves in similar disputes with billboard

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Mike
  • Importing Drugs

    Importing Drugs

    “Opening up the American market to drug imports will force drug companies to reconsider their pricing structure,” is a statement made by Rep. Gil Gutknecht of Minnesota (2004). According to Gutknecht, Americans will save billions of dollars if drugs are imported from Canada and other countries into the United States. I agree with Gutknecht because once the United States opens its doors to importation of drugs for a substantially lower price, it will force these

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    Essay Length: 611 Words / 3 Pages
    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Artur
  • Boyles Law Apparatus

    Boyles Law Apparatus

    Abstract The objective of this lab was to determine the relationship (if any), between the pressure and volume of a gas given the temperature and # of molecules remained constant. Using the Boyle’s law apparatus, and textbooks to demonstrate pressure it was concluded that there was a relationship between pressure and volume. However, the relationship was not a direct relationship, and it was determined that the pressure and volume of a gas are inversely proportioned.

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    Submitted: November 9, 2009 By: Tommy

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