Essays Tagged: "federal courts"

Remember the Titans

gregated schools. "Jim Crow Laws" which was the basic term for legal segregation took long to up by federal courts, had effectively created two separate societies. The two societies were "separate," b ...

(8 pages) 398 2 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The basic structure of the U.S Federal court system.

Outline and Briefly Explain the Federal Court SystemThe U.S. has a dual court structure. To be exact, we have a federal judiciary sy ... unique feature of the American judicial system. Although most cases are tried in state courts, the federal court is playing a larger and larger role in finding resolutions to disputes. Partly, this i ... s is because congress in recent years has enacted a range of new laws that grant citizens access to federal courts.Most of the nation's litigation, as I've said before occurs at state level. When a pe ...

(5 pages) 348 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Australian Court System.

Today's legal system in Australia has federal and state parliaments and court systems. Both the federal and state court systems are arrang ... rent matters, have their own jurisdictions and own presiding judges. In Australia we have state and federal laws. Federal laws have authority over affairs concerning the whole country for example tele ... education and mining affairs. Thus we have two courts to deal with jurisdiction over the two areas. Federal Courts deal with jurisdiction over the nation as a whole and State courts handle matters, wh ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Ethical Issues Surrounding Marketing to Children.

rtising and selling to minors, and marketers are no longer considered thieves for their actions.The federal government, the federal courts, and individual citizens have taken a growing interest in the ... n their communities. In addition to lobbying schools to limit advertising on campus or lobbying the Federal Trade Commission and elected officials, parents can organize informally. One example for par ...

(6 pages) 342 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

State versus Federal Systems

State versus Federal SystemsAlthough the minimum federal standards must be met and enforced, states are capable o ... involved in other current events.There is a somewhat interesting relationship between the State and Federal systems of reporting discrimination. Although the case decision rests ultimately with the fe ... ally be more viable for a Supreme Court ruling in its favor. The relationship between the State and Federal System seems to be one of balance. If left unchecked by the Federal courts the State systems ...

(3 pages) 523 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Overcrowding in Americas Prison system analysis

Since 1980 most states have one or more of their prisons or the entire system under orders from the federal courts to maintain minimum constitutional standards.( ... prison and not the drug kingpins it originally intended to lock up, from 1985-1995 over 80% of all federal prison increases are due to drug related charges yet only 5.5% are considered to be major dr ...

(5 pages) 269 0 4.3 Mar/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

5 page report on Prisoner rights using facts that support the need for more rights for prisoners and combat the need for more laws against prisoners. Includes in text citations and works cited.

. It serves two purposes, too reduce the amount of frivolous cases and limit the involvement of the federal courts. Supporters of the PLRA say the act has caused a noticeable drop in nonsense cases fi ... he man who sued because he was given Converse shoes instead of L.A. Gear or Reebok. In 1995, 44,000 federal cases were filed compared to just 26,000 last year, according to federal statistics. Some co ...

(6 pages) 105 1 4.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Powers of Congress.

thorize borrowing, levy taxes, regulate the currency, regulate interstate commerce, establish lower federal courts, maintain the armed forces, declare war, propose amendments to the Constitution, and ... alone include originating tax bills and bringing impeachment charges against the president or other federal officials. Powers of the Senate alone include selecting the president if no candidate wins a ...

(2 pages) 75 0 4.3 Aug/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Plea Bargaining Process.

. 61)Plea bargaining became common sometime after the Civil War. The proliferation of cases, in the federal courts, brought on by prohibition was instrumental in the institutionalization of plea barga ... n "raises a serious question as to the role of the judge in the adjudication process." (p. 312) The Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure has stated that negotiated pleas should be done without the cour ...

(8 pages) 135 1 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

State and Federal Systems

cases that are taken to court within the state. Outside of the State ran court systems there is the federal government court system. This court system is designed to try the cases that involve issues ... nt court system. This court system is designed to try the cases that involve issues governed by the federal laws or the U.S. Constitution. The employment laws for both the state and federal court syst ...

(3 pages) 172 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Smoking Bans: This is a paper for political science regarding smoking bans in restaurants.

For a law to be challenged as unconstitutional it must go through the state courts, then the federal courts, and finally it comes to the Supreme Court. Many state courts are currently upholding ... lly different things. It is that division between the state courts and the Supreme Court that shows federalism in America. One group must look at the entire nation and the other, just their own consti ...

(8 pages) 55 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

State Redistricting

lar, with just minor differences.The Constitution lets the states draw their own districts, but the Federal Courts have strict rules about who approves them. Courts can approve, reject, and sometimes ...

(6 pages) 30 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Kentucky Personal Statement

e? How does public law impact how legislative decisions and resolutions are written, and how do the federal courts and the Supreme Court, in particular, shape the paradigms within which we live? These ... n has raised questions about the relationships between the judicial and legislative branches in the federal government . Secondly, especially after reading Green and Gerber's Get Out the Vote, I have ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

The Power of Presidency: The Separation of Powers that the President has to follow

f today as the System of Checks and balances. This system provided the Separation of Powers for our Federal Government, in which it was created in our Constitution. This meant that there would be thre ... Senate, the Executive, which is the President and Vice President, and the Judicial, made up of our federal courts and the Supreme Court. Each branch has a certain amount of power, and each of their p ...

(3 pages) 67 0 0.0 Jan/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

This is an essay on Judicial review. It talks about the origins of it and what the forefathers thought, etc.

ion that the Supreme Court has the power of judicial review, it was assumed by the Framers that the federal courts would have the power. In the Federalist# 78, Alexander Hamilton made the following as ... ly by the exercising of it by the Supreme Court. It was first exercised in 1794 when Congress put a federal tax on carriages. The case was challenging the tax as unconstitutional, but the Supreme Cour ...

(5 pages) 40 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

US Supreme Court

Supreme Court is the nation's highest court. Their foremost function is to review decisions of the Federal Courts of Appeals and the highest State courts.2. The U.S. Supreme court consists of 9 justi ... . As an appeals court judge, Breyer upheld parental notification for teenage abortions and rejected federal guidelines that prevented health officials at public clinics from advising abortion.2. Ruth ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Are minority set aside programs morally acceptable?

and the gay rights movement is still trying to get its foot in the door of equal rights.Since 1989, federal courts have issued decisions questioning the legality of local, state and federal procuremen ... states and localities only if there was concrete evidence of discrimination. In the 18 years since, federal courts, using Croson as a guideline, have struck down several state and local set-aside prog ...

(4 pages) 60 0 4.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The High court of Australia

Court is Australia's highest level of court and has generally given a larger amount of power to the federal parliament."The High court may not give opinions or declare laws valid or invalid unless it ... ralia is the final court of appeal for all cases that arise within Australia. Appeals made from all federal courts, state courts with federal jurisdiction and each state Supreme Court may be heard wit ...

(7 pages) 32 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Guantanamo Bay in Regards to The U.S. Constitution

ill of Rights.Guantanamo Bay was set up to be a detention camp for possible terrorist suspects. The federal government chose Guantanamo Bay, which is located in Cuba, because it was supposedly out of ... uba, because it was supposedly out of the United State's legal jurisdiction zone. In June 2004, the federal government ruled that Guantanamo Bay was in the United State's jurisdiction, and that the wr ...

(4 pages) 81 0 4.3 Nov/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Internet Jurisdiction

saction, including the sale of any products, using this Site, shall be brought only in the state or federal courts of King County, Seattle, Washington, USA, and you and Nordstrom® do hereby consen ... they decide to bring a claim against Nordstrom, chances are they will have to do so in the state or federal courts (jurisdiction), in the State of Washington (Forum), in the City of Seattle, King Coun ...

(11 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law