Essays Tagged: "state of california"

Legalization of Marijuana

l to medical patients in California and Arizona. Proposition 215 reads as follows:The people of the State of California hereby find and declare that the purposes of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 a ... of a physician are not subject to criminal prosecution or sanction.C. To encourage the federal and state governments to implement a plan for the safe and affordable distribution of marijuana to all p ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Should Medical Marijuana be legalized?

ion shall be known and may be cited as the Compassionate Use Act of 1996. (b) (l) The people of the State of California hereby findand declare that the purposes of the Compassionate Use Act of 1996 ar ... f a physician are not subject to criminal prosecution or sanction. (C) To encourage the federal and state governments toimplement a plan to provide for the safe and affordable distribution of marijuan ...

(4 pages) 155 0 4.4 Dec/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"The Grapes of Wrath", by Steinbeck - Critical Analysis

er known as the Dust Bowl. He noticed that these people received no aid whatsoever from neither the state of California nor the federal government. The rage he experienced from seeing such treatment f ... ies, Tom takes the cause up to fight the injustices, but not just the injustices in California. Tom states:Wherever they's a fight so hungry people can eat, I'll be there. Wherever they's a cop beatin ...

(9 pages) 172 0 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > John Steinbeck

Watergate & Nixon: A Political Chameleon

White House. In 1947 he began his career when he was elected to the House of Representatives by the state of California while campaigning as an anticommunist. In 1951 Nixon had moved from the House of ... ction and disbursement of the fund by Dana Smith; that Senator Nixon did not violate any Federal or state law by reason of the operation of the fund, and that neither the portion of the fund paid by D ...

(5 pages) 104 0 3.7 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Internet Sales Tax

The topic of sales tax on internet commerce, in the state of California, has been highly debated over that past couple years. Some favor the idea of int ... e? In part one of the paper, the benefits of a sales tax on internet commerce will be discussed.The state of California is having a budget crisis; a new sales tax on internet commerce may provide subs ... ). In 2002, Internet sales were at an all-time high of $79 billion ("California Considers"). If the states charged a 7.75% tax on this amount it would come out to revenue totaling approximately $6.1 b ...

(3 pages) 147 1 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Japan, a brief history, current information, and global issues.

. The population is about 126 million which is a little less than half the population of the United States. This might not seem like much when you consider that we have more than double the amount of ... ore than double the amount of people that they have but fit them all into a country the size of our state of California. There are 7.8 million people alone in the capital city of Tokyo.The topic of re ...

(9 pages) 242 1 3.9 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

"A Child Called 'It'" by David Pelzer.

called, "A Child Called 'It.'" This novel is about one of the inferior cases of child abuse in the state of California. The author of this novel, David Pelzer, provides a detailed outline of his terr ...

(3 pages) 44 0 0.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Presentation on California - Compares MICHIGAN to Cali towards end, so watch out!

Have you ever taken a look at the United States, and asked yourself 'Hey, what's that in the lower-left corner of the map?' Why, that's none ... rself 'Hey, what's that in the lower-left corner of the map?' Why, that's none other but the Golden State itself, friend of friends! 'Eureka!' you may then say, for this is the motto of the state, mea ... y, for this is the motto of the state, meaning 'I've found it!' When entering the beautiful Sunbelt state that is home to the California Valley Quail and the California poppy, you may quickly notice t ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Pro death penalty-california

strike fear in the hearts of the evil, demented people that commit these crimes? Well there is. The state of California needs to enforce the death penalty. Would someone risk his or her very own life ... hen the murderers do not deserve to live their own lives.Overall, the death penalty is good for the state of California. It lowers the chances of future attacks happening. It also lowers the possibili ...

(2 pages) 25 0 5.0 Jan/2004

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

Yosemite National Park.

liations. On June 30, 1864, President Abraham Lincoln signed a bill granting Yosemite Valley to the State of California, as an inalienable public trust. This meant that it could not be taken away from ... s in central California. Yosemite is approximately 200 miles east of San Francisco. There are three state roads that approach from the west and meet on the lower ends of the valley. At the western end ...

(7 pages) 93 0 4.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Sacred Ground

protagonists in my novel. The first protagonist is Dr. Erica Tyler. She is an archaeologist for the state of California, which is were the present part of the book takes place. Erica has been buried a ...

(3 pages) 39 1 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Ferret Legalization in California. Research paper on why ferrets should be legalized in California.

nt times, ferrets have become a hot issue among Californians. Currently, ferrets are illegal in the state of California, and many people would like to see this changed. Most animal-lovers like ferrets ... the legalization of the domestic ferret; as it now stands, ferrets are still illegal to own in the state of California. Years ago, ferrets were mistakenly classified as wild animals, and therefore we ...

(10 pages) 70 2 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Illegal imigration causes drawbacks on our country

Illegal Immigration Causes Drawbacks on our Country Currently the United States Government has a problem with the overwhelming amount of people wanting to gain citizenship i ... ountry. Today there is an estimated eight million illegal immigrants currently living in the United States, four and a half million are Hispanic and half of them reside in the state of California. For ... the costs of high quality education, health care, and retirement security. Although there are many states trying to pass laws to reduce the cost of public universities for illegal immigrants schoolin ...

(2 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Separating California Through Education

The state of California's public school system is currently in astate of total desperation as we now fin ... onof our future California working force, and ultimately our globaleconomy. According to California state treasurer Phil Angelideshe, "believes strongly that our economic strength in the future willbe ... of our young people." His beliefs, though once thought ofas the educational norm around the United States, are now felt withlittle optimism in the eyes of Californians as we now face diminishededucat ...

(5 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2005

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

The fertility decline in Latin

s that American-born Latinas have a much lower fertility rate than that of immigrant Latinas in the state of California. Organizations like Planned Parenthood note that Latinas today have more access ... y now understand that more children is hard to manage to live in the modern society like The Untied States. Latinas are little bit different compared to young women around the world, because th ...

(1 pages) 486 0 5.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"A Child Called It" - Dave Pelzer: a brief book report to help other essays achieve a better grade.

ave was rescued from his terrible life, he was identified as one of the most abused children in the state of California's history.He's won the Pulitzer Price once, with "A Child Called It", and nomina ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Brief Biography on Earl Warren, a United States Supreme Court Chief Justice.

"Superchief"Earl Warren is one of the most famous Chief Justice's to have ever served on the United States Supreme Court. His decisions made in court are those that still affect us to this very day. T ... offices of power. Besides being Chief Justice on the Supreme Court, he was the 30th Governor of the state of California and was also the California District Attorney.Earl Warren was born in Los Angele ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

San Diego Firestorm Recovery (Persuasive Essay)

"FIRE!" The call rang out through the state of California that fateful day in October 2003. My personal experience felt harrowing; I was t ... illed and 145 were injured. The area burned was 329,946 acres - greater than the size of the entire state of New Jersey. (San Diego Firestorm Community Recovery Team, 2003) A crisis of this magnitude ... they can be forgotten. Hurricane Katrina also highlights the crucial need of each city, county and state to have a clear emergency response plan to the predictable disasters that can occur in each ar ...

(3 pages) 52 0 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

State and Federal Systems

In the United States of America there is not a single U.S. court system. Every State located in the U.S. has their ... n individual court system to handle the criminal and civil cases that are taken to court within the state. Outside of the State ran court systems there is the federal government court system. This cou ... olve issues governed by the federal laws or the U.S. Constitution. The employment laws for both the state and federal court systems are also different. In this paper I will describe how the state and ...

(3 pages) 172 0 5.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Code of Ethics

I currently reside in the state of California. A code of professional ethics is a voluntary assumption of self-discipline abov ... l ethics for public accountants was developed by the American Institute of Public Accountant.In the state of California, accountant client privilege is provided. The accountant is bound to keep privil ... e foundation of public accounting is the client confidence and those people who are using financial statements produced by CPAs. To keep the confidence of clients, CPAs shall maintain their independen ...

(3 pages) 257 0 3.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting