Essays Tagged: "law professor"

Max Planck

April 23, 1858 Max Karl Ernst Ludwig Planck was born in Kiel, Germany. He was the sixth child of a law professor at the University of Kiel. At the age of nine his interest in physics and mathematics ... ersity of Berlin.After he decided to become a theoretical physicist he started a quest for absolute laws. His favorite absolute law was the law of the conservation of energy which was the first law of ...

(4 pages) 47 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Capital Punishment

ecution may have been wrongly convicted. A twenty-three year study conducted by Columbia University Law Professor James S. Liebman states that "American capital sentences are so persistently and syste ... nce in capital cases, with New York and Kansas being the latest states to adopt capital punishment. Law enforcement and prosecutors have caused numerous mistakes as well. Since murder can be considere ...

(10 pages) 181 1 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

The Breakdown of Women in Combat Situations.

ogmas of sexual equality have already inflicted. One such expert is a lady named Madeline Morris, a law professor at Duke University and a consultant to the department, who relieves herself of her adv ... rtment, who relieves herself of her advice to the army in an article in the current Duke University Law Journal.The article, titled "By Force of Arms: Rape, War and Military Culture," says the army ha ...

(5 pages) 89 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Coalition vows legal battle over FCAT because students are not passing,students will not graduate with diploma

,and he is standing at the gate saying check your things at the door,"says attorney Donald Jones, a law professor at the University of Miami who will lead the legal case. "We will carry the battle to ...

(2 pages) 43 1 4.3 Jan/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


"Jurors will vote with their hearts, and then find the legal hook to hang their emotions on," a law professor advised me almost 20 years ago. In other words, rather than basing their decisions on ... an basing their decisions on the law, jurors vote according to their feelings - and then decide the law they will use to justify that decision. Perhaps the reason so many people were outraged by the O ...

(9 pages) 43 1 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The pelican breif

The movie I had to review for criminal law and procedure is the "Pelican Brief." At first I was unhappy to get this movie because I have ne ... preme Court Justice named Rosenberg.Then a scene later they show Darby Shaw, who is Louisiana, in a law class. The next thing that happens is a person who's name was not given goes to a hotel and was ... of them in his house and the other one in a adult cinema. Then they show Darby in the house of her law professor whose name was Thomas Calahan. Who happened to be a clerk for Justice Rosenberg. Shaw ...

(4 pages) 9 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Capital Punishment: The Other Side Capital punishment in America has

ld not commit murder for fear of their own life. In Congregation of the Condemned, Shirley Dicks, a law professor at New York University, claims," Murderers do not expect to be caught or to be sentenc ... ath penalty is justified in our court system. In his book, Capital Punishment Under Fire, Bowers, a law professor at Northeastern University, states, " Unlike all other legally justifiable killings, t ...

(4 pages) 450 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues > Death Penalty

Controversy of Pornography in Literature: Comparing Ellen Goodman and Susan Brownmiller

d. Ellen Goodman is focusing on writing about pornography to get the Minneapolis City Council to outlaw pornography. The author implies that pornography is still an exception and violation of freedom ... n her adventure to persuade the council, talked with Catherine MacKinnon, a University of Minnesota Law Professor, and MacKinnon quotes that “we chose this tactic because we believe that pornogra ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The importance of open-minded knowledge from female interests

egally Blonde illustrates to the audience how a woman of any stature and personality can succeed in law school. Most importantly, the film defies the patriarchal image of law school emphasizing that w ... ing that women can still be feminine and not have a PhD in biochemistry or a 187 I.Q. to succeed in law school. The film argues that significant qualities of open-minded knowledge gained from female i ...

(2 pages) 792 0 3.0 Oct/2008

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

Effects of the 8th Amendment on American Law

m and the defendant inevitably influences the decision to seek a death sentence. University of Iowa law professor David Baldus conducted an exhaustive criminal sentencing study in Georgia in the 1980s ... cation Information Resource Center City: Publisher N/A, 1987.McCLESKEY v. KEMP- 481 U.S. 27 [Ty ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays