Essays Tagged: "fundamental rights"

Was Locke misguided in trying to account for all the legitimate functions of government in terms of "the preservation of property"?

the word 'property' in the seventeenth century was often used more widely to denote any rights of a fundamental kind, and fundamental rights were often claimed to be inalienable. For Locke therefore, ... lems in using the same foundations to justify both economic and political equality is that they are fundamentally two different types of equality. This is best explained by Thomas Sowell, a senior fel ...

(8 pages) 236 1 4.0 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Modern Philosophy

Freedom of Speech vs. Racism

dom is "the matrix, the indispensable condition of nearly every form of freedom." Without it, other fundamental rights, like the right to vote, would wither and die.Government can limit some protected ... ntext, purpose, accuracy, and so on. That things may be said, is a matter of right.No right is more fundamental than freedom of speech. Without freedom of speech you can't communicate your ideas and f ...

(3 pages) 279 13 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Why I am Grateful to American Veterans. Note: very emotional and mushy towards end.

rld...." These names all center on one fact - America is truly the land of the free. We give people fundamental rights such as liberty, equality, justice and the pursuit of happiness, immigrants flock ...

(2 pages) 52 3 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

The US gives it peoples many rights that certain countries do not give to their people. explain? Format: Research Essay using MLA Format

and liberties. While, unfortunately, many other countries refuse to grant their people natural and fundamental rights.First of all, I am able to freely practice my religion. People do not discriminat ... men and they should be able to work to support their family. Equal treatment for women and men is a fundamental principle of international human rights standards. Yet in Saudi Arabia discriminatory pr ...

(4 pages) 102 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Social welfare

t awards them the dignity of a life for which God intended. All people in our society must have the fundamental rights of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.We must create a community proud of ...

(2 pages) 61 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gay Marriages...My teacher asked us to write an essay on gay marriages, and if we thought they would be legalized all over the US. Because of the "full faith and credit act" states have...

American GovernmentGay MarriagesOur Constitution states that our fundamental rights are the right to have an abortion, relatives living with you, contraception, marr ... , and an education. The main problem with gay marriages is under the Constitution you do not have a fundamental right to same-sex marriages. Although the Constitution does not specifically say you can ... gainst gay marriage because of religious beliefs and other various differences, people still have a fundamental right to be gay if they want or practice whatever religion they want as long as those pr ...

(2 pages) 92 4 3.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality

The Freedom of Speech vs. Racism

edom is "the matrix, the indispensable condition of nearly every form of freedom. Without it, other fundamental rights like the right to vote, would wither and die."Government however, can limit some ... ntext, purpose, accuracy, and so on. That things may be said, is a matter of right.No right is more fundamental than freedom of speech. Without freedom of speech you cannot communicate your ideas and ...

(4 pages) 57 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

A Paper Against the Death Penalty

Rights Commissioner, John Sakulanda said, "Zambia should move towards being a beacon for respect of fundamental rights of every human being." (Africa News Service, 2004). I agree with Sakulanda's stat ...

(5 pages) 168 6 4.6 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Freedom of Speech.

Freedom of expression is one of the most fundamental rights that an individual can enjoy. It is fundamental to the existence of democracy and ...

(1 pages) 55 0 4.8 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Aboriginal People Under British Control

race of hunters and gatherers transformed into dependent, settled, unskilled laborers denied their fundamental rights.The invasion began with the first settlement in 1788. New South Wales was far fro ...

(3 pages) 43 0 4.3 Jan/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The French Revolution and the Terror

wards those whose opinions differed from the revolutionary leaders. If the revolution protected the fundamental rights as laid out in the Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen how could it ...

(7 pages) 58 1 4.8 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Equal Protection

ar to the right to due process of law, but in particular applies to equal treatment as an aspect of fundamental fairness. The equal protection clause can be found in the Fourteenth Amendment of the Co ... the Constitution would become 'color-blind'. Military members of all branches are entitled to these fundamental rights.The U.S. Navy Regulation states that equal protection under the law regardless of ...

(3 pages) 67 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The Morality Of Eating Dog Meat

er another nation's culture unless there is a consensus that a particular nation is abusing certain fundamental rights.Clearly, the world in which we find ourselves is a globally interdependent world. ...

(3 pages) 8 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Something on Kant

ge that every human has the right to life. "Many theorists…claiming that people have certain fundamental rights even if their government and society fail to acknowledge those rights" (209). For ...

(5 pages) 26 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Government in India

emselves, and judges' appeals from lower courts.The federal constitution includes a lengthy list of fundamental rights. It guarantees freedom of speech and religion, among many other rights, and aboli ...

(11 pages) 60 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Refugees are people who have escaped from their countries because

ted thousands of refugees.Despite their desperation and vulnerability, refugees are entitled to the fundamental rights of every individual including freedom of thought and movement, and freedom from t ...

(7 pages) 579 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

How the Patriot Act hurts patriots

literation and Termination"Give me liberty or give me death." - Patrick Henry Freedom is one of the fundamental rights our country was founded on. America is all about freedom. There is the freedom of ...

(5 pages) 99 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Demonstrate an understanding of human rights legislation and reflect on its implication for people with a learning disability. this reflection looks at personal relationships

e law as part of the Human Rights Act 1998. This Act 1998 gives legal effect in the UK to 16 of the fundamental rights and freedoms contained in the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). These r ...

(7 pages) 58 0 5.0 May/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

U.S. Constitution

cture of the federal government, delegates powers to the federal government, and guarantees certain fundamental rights (Cheeseman, 2007, p. 49)." These essential rights, laws and freedoms have been gr ...

(3 pages) 147 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Essay about the importance of the independence of the judiciary in Australia

is equal before the law.The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) states the fundamental rights that every human being is entitled to and includes rights referred to in the sect ...

(7 pages) 1595 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law