Essays Tagged: "legal proceedings"

Definition of a Contract

t breaks a contract may be persuaded to make an out-of-court settlement, thus saving the expense of legal proceedings.A contract arises when an offer to make a contract is accepted. An offer contains ... act but who acts in a manner that leads people to believe he or she had, may be held to a contract. Legally, it is the external appearance that determines whether one is held to a contract.Considerati ...

(4 pages) 562 4 5.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Contracts

t breaks a contract may be persuaded to make an out-of-court settlement, thus saving the expense of legal proceedings.A contract arises when an offer to make a contract is accepted. An offer contains ... act but who acts in a manner that leads people to believe he or she had, may be held to a contract. Legally, it is the external appearance that determines whether one is held to a contract.Considerati ...

(5 pages) 455 0 4.5 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

"Shylock's Downfall". To what extent is Shylock responsible for his downfall in the play The Merchant Of Venice?

Merchant of Venice, is partially responsible for his downfall. The trickery of the Christians, the legal savvy of Portia and the highly technical nature of the bond were all major factors contributin ... en avoided by Shylock. Shylock's hunger for revenge, his un-planned arrangements, in regards to the legal proceedings and his dealings with the Christians, and his stubbornness in taking the ducats al ...

(11 pages) 47 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Equality With Men

l. The right to vote was strictly for men only and women were not recognized in the Constitution as legal 'persons', they had absolutely no political rights whatsoever. And when women were given the r ... unded in everyone's head repeatedly. However, Canadian women would have to engage in very difficult legal proceedings in the 1920's to gain a personal legal status.With few exceptions, women had been ...

(4 pages) 84 0 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Are Lawyers Bad?

think negatively, but do they really know what lawyers do? Over all, lawyers are people who conduct legal proceedings for their clients, and lawyers also advise their clients as to legal rights and ob ... d attorney.Prosecution and defense lawyers have different jobs to complete. To prosecute is to seek legal punishment for a criminal act. The prosecutors' jobs are to seek justice for victims by provin ...

(2 pages) 28 0 0.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

First PERSONAL legal experience, detailing some information regarding divorce and child support.

nd's life. A recent divorce from his ex-wife with whom he has two children with, has sent us into a legal head spin. Although my name isn't on all the mailings and paperwork, I have been with him thro ... n't on all the mailings and paperwork, I have been with him through the procedure and the hardships legal proceedings can bring. In a divorce involving children, the courts will set up custody, child ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

What can be learnt from the Acts of the Apostles about life and society in the cities of the Eastern Mediterranean in the 1st century A.D?

erences to certain Aspects of life in the 1st Century A.D. It provides references to such things as legal proceedings, commercial activities, religious allegiances and social structures. The most char ... ecially through the cities of Caesarea, Ephesus, Corinth and Antioch. Information on such events as legal proceedings, commercial activities, religious allegiances and social structures are easily int ...

(9 pages) 41 1 4.5 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

Will Burt

he parts they manufactured collapsed in Miami in 1980, killing one and injuring another. During the legal proceedings, Will-Burt's CEO died of a heart attack, Harry Featherstone, the company's vice pr ...

(2 pages) 420 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Tobacco Advertising in Today's Society

rest of the public, and more so consumed an enormous amount of time and money going through various legal proceedings.Within the past few years, the tobacco industry has paid out millions of dollars t ... n a magazine.Tobacco companies have the right to advertise through magazines since they are selling legal products. On the other hand, media companies have the final say in what they publish and could ...

(12 pages) 126 0 5.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Sexism In Language

rd their gender in many parts of the social arena, including job opportunities, career advancement, legal proceedings, right to equal representation, and sexual discrimination in general. Those fighti ...

(6 pages) 17 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Accessing the Law

h people have in accessing the law.Not everyone has a chance to enforce their rights in Australia's legal system, because they have difficulty in accessing the law. This lack of access to the law may ... cedure, language, and geographical location. These barriers often discourage people from initiating legal proceedings.The cost of legal advice, assistance and representation can be so high that a pers ...

(3 pages) 29 1 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Human Resource Management and Law:

inary course of employment.Based on the information provided, outline the issue(s) and the relevant legal rules which can be used to solve the issue(s).The issue above is whether Mark Spice is an empl ... ntiff in this case? What will be the plaintiff's arguments?'The plaintiff is a Person who initiates legal proceedings against another in a civil dispute' (Law hand book SA). In the present case, the p ...

(6 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jun/2012

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Cost of capital punishment

cost more than life in prison. The reason why modern executions cost so much is because of all the legal proceedings. However, what if we used the most effective execution machine through history? Th ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Social Science Essays