Essays Tagged: "Des Moines"

Some Landmark supreme court decisions

About 32 years ago, in December of 1965, a group of adults and students from Des Moines, Iowa gathered to show their dislike towards American involvement in the Vietnam War. The ... ar black armbands and fast on December 16 and 31 to express there point. When the principals of the Des Moines School System found out their plans, they decided to suspend anyone who took part in this ... ve up their 1st Amendment rights at school. This landmark Supreme Court case was known as Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District.From the case of Tinker v. Des Moines Ind. School Board obvio ...

(4 pages) 97 0 3.7 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Case: Tinker v. Des Moines, Kuhlmieir v. Hazelwood

About 32 years ago, in December of 1965, a group of adults and students from Des Moines, Iowa gathered to show their dislike towards American involvement in the Vietnam War. The ... ar black armbands and fast on December 16 and 31 to express there point. When the principals of the Des Moines School System found out their plans, they decided to suspend anyone who took part in this ... ve up their 1st Amendment rights at school. This landmark Supreme Court case was known as Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District.From the case of Tinker v. Des Moines Ind. School Board obvio ...

(4 pages) 103 0 5.0 Mar/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Argumentation of the case involving Tinker and the Des Moines School District over freedom of expression

Tinker vs. Des MoinesDuring the 15-year period that encompassed the Vietnam War, protests were at an all time h ... de of the protester.This is true for several cases throughout history. One of the cases, Tinker vs. Des Moines, brought the Freedom of Speech amendment all the way to the Supreme Court. The Petitioner ... and Mary Beth Tinker. At the time of the original trial, all three petitioners were students in the Des Moines School District and their ages were 15, 16, and 13 respectively.The three students were s ...

(5 pages) 108 1 4.4 Aug/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Limiting of Civil Liberties

(arguing the constitutionality of FDR's executive order 9066) to the free speech cases, Tinker vs. Des Moines, or Schenck vs. United States. Here, in the middle of a war on terrorism, and on the brin ... yond their war powers by implementing exclusion and restricting the rights of Americans of Japanese descent? Korematsu's argument was that, it infringed against his 5th amendment right, also martial l ...

(4 pages) 152 0 4.9 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Amelia Earhart.

e. Their father, Edwin Earhart, took an executive job in 1905 with the Rock Island Line Railroad in Des Moines, Iowa. The girls were left with their grandparents in Atchison. It was not till 1908 that ... e girls were left with their grandparents in Atchison. It was not till 1908 that the girls moved to Des Moines to be with their parents. Amelia was 10 years old when she saw her first airplane at the ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.5 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The court case of Tinker Vs. Des Moines.

Tinker v. Des MoinesPetitioners, three public school pupils in Des Moines, Iowa, were suspended from school fo ... . Tinker, 15 years old, and petitioner Christopher Eckhardt, 16 years old, attended high schools in Des Moines, Iowa. Petitioner Mary Beth Tinker, John's sister, was a 13-year-old student in junior hi ... was a 13-year-old student in junior high school.In December 1965, a group of adults and students in Des Moines held a meeting at the Eckhardt home. The group determined to publicize their objections t ...

(2 pages) 33 0 0.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

This is a fictional story that I wrote over a period of a week.

too young obviously to remember, but my Dad tells me that it was the biggest snowstorm the city of Des Moines has ever seen.The city that I was raised in could not be labeled as large, but then again ... mother stayed home with my sisters and me until we were all old enough to go to school. I am the oldest of the three of us, and my sisters are only two years younger than I.I was the classic example ...

(15 pages) 79 0 4.6 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A research project on the downtown des moines farmer's market

hat I was a part learned countless things as part of our research of the farmers market in downtown Des Moines. We did many things to during our project to get information we used in our presentation. ... hings to during our project to get information we used in our presentation. We visited the Downtown Des Moines Farmers Market on October 25, 2003, the last day that it was open. When we were there we ...

(3 pages) 38 0 3.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Integrating Business Values: The Legality, Morality, and Social Responsibility of a woman who uses RU 486 to terminate pregnancy

taken from the Time Magazine article, Abortion Pill on Trial. Dated December 5, 1994BY ANDREA SACHS/DES MOINES, IOWA"I was the first one in Des Moines. Everyone was really excited on Wednesday, when I ... l abortion, called RU 486, on September 28, 2000. RU 486 is also known as Mifepristone. RU 486 provides women with a medical alternative to aspiration (suction) abortion. Mifepristone is an antiproges ...

(26 pages) 168 2 3.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Literary Analysis of "A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell

ed to write the story while covering a murder investigation when she worked as a journalist for the Des Moines Daily News (qtd. in Annenberg). The theme of the story, the way men view the stereotypica ... he wife of the sheriff. She is a woman of small stature (the direct opposite of her husband) and is described as thin, timid and weak voiced. While it is interesting to note that Mrs. Hale seems fitte ...

(6 pages) 122 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Writing A Persuasive Request

January 28, 2002 4300 Sunset Drive Des Moines, IA 57232 Mr. Larry Hodges, Founder Sansford Mental Health Services 9008 Highway 52 South ... r Mr. Hodges Subject: Program Planning for Annual Reunite Banquet "They say the first day is the hardest, but I say everyday is harder than the last." That being the first line of your new book, ... y. It would be of further inspiration to hear you tell it yourself at our Annual Reunite Banquet in Des Moines, Iowa, on April 16, at the Radisson Hotel. As the keynote speaker you would be addressing ...

(1 pages) 8 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

My Role in Creating an Aware Community

cast while the show's credits run. It's usually local footage of a human interest story, something designed to leave viewers with a smile after the dreary 6 pm report. Just a few days before Chris ... "fluff" pieces that I was ready to scream into my egg nog!I never knew that the news business in Des Moines would be so unglamorous. As the newest female newscaster in our market, I inherited most ...

(4 pages) 388 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Risk Management Issue

Risk management is described as "a program directed toward identifying, evaluating, and taking corrective action agains ... and implementation of effective processes to meet the goal.This paper will explore how Iowa Health Des Moines addressed the medication reconciliation process. It will demonstrate some of the specific ... y other facilities in addressing this National Safety Goal.Medication Reconciliation at Iowa Health Des MoinesUntil last fall Iowa Health Des Moines did not have a mechanism to help them determine how ...

(6 pages) 71 0 0.0 Sep/2009

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine