Essays Tagged: "United States Department of Justice"

DNA Fingerprinting as a Source for Identification in 9/11 Cases.

n its development stages may help authorities identify the remains of 9/11 victims (Gibson P1). The United States Department of Justice has given scientist Bruce McCord, a former Federal Bureau of Inv ... 00 to develop a set of new DNA markers for damaged human remains that cannot be identified with the United States government's current protocol for deaths and missing people cases (Gibson P2)Thanks to ...

(1 pages) 55 0 4.7 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

What is cyber crime? What are the two broad categories? What are some of the methods to prevent this crime?

y. The material reached through these links does not represent the opinions or the positions of the Department of Justice.A.Internet Safetywww.isafe.org ...

(1 pages) 131 2 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Cigarette marketing rises as sales drop

e had been a slight increase but it then dropped about 5.5%.The companies are spending large chunks of their budjet on discounts which were passedto retailers and wholesalers, who would then reduce th ... tailers and wholesalers, who would then reduce their cigarrete prices for theircustomers. Over half of the companies budget was spent on such discounts. Thecompanies also have to pay retailers for she ...

(1 pages) 37 2 3.8 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Microsoft Antitrust trial: Argument for both sides

The Government's PositionIn May of 1998 the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) was joined by 20 States and the District of Columbia in ...

(9 pages) 157 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A research paper describing common prison gangs

d that they can constitute a threat to prison security and public safety (gang buster). In 1986 the United States Department of Justice identified 114 different prison gangs in the U.S., and with a me ... ith a membership that may constitute as much as three percent of the total prison population in the United States. Of those, five have emerged as the most powerful and influential: The Mexican Mafia, ...

(12 pages) 186 2 5.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

United States V. Microsoft

Charges raised by US Government against MicrosoftIn 1998, a case was filed by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and twenty US States against Microsoft. The charges which ...

(5 pages) 93 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Microsoft Antitrust Case Analysis Study

essional computers throughout the nation (Microsoft Unified Communications, n.d).In May of 1998 the United States Department of Justice (USDOJ) was joined by a number of States and the District of Col ... ave the right to seek massive penalties for any damages (Lehr, n.d.).BackgroundOn May 18, 1998, the United States filed a suit charging Microsoft with unlawfully monopolizing desktop operating systems ...

(6 pages) 124 2 4.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Microsoft Antitrust Case

AbstractThis paper analyzes the law of United States vs. Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft), a landmark antitrust case. The United States De ... n Microsoft product.On October 20, 1997, the DOJ filed a Petition for an Order to show Cause in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The DOJ contended that Microsoft has viol ... s found in dominant software companies, i.e. Oracle, Google, and IBM.Final JudgmentOn June 7, 2000, United States District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson issued the Final Judgment on United States of A ...

(10 pages) 140 0 4.5 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases


chools are inherently unequal and violate the 14th Amendment?s protection clauses.2. 1979 ? United Steelworkers of America vs. Weber ? permits affirmative action program to favor Blacks if the ...

(1 pages) 14 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Home Environment

ive in and the schools they attend (Slavin, 2000). For example, school funding in most areas of the United States is correlated with social class; middle-class children are likely to attend schools wi ... rences as mostly national differences, but there are probably as much cultural diversity within the United States as between the United States and other industrialized nations (Slavin, 2000). In most ...

(9 pages) 43 0 3.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Can Corporations Be Charged With A Crime? WorldCom & Reliant Energy Services

ailed (Cheeseman, 2005). However, according to the Deputy Attorney General, Paul J. McNulty, of the United States Department of Justice in his 2006 Memorandum titled "Principles of Federal Prosecution ... transaction alone put LDDS in the position of having one of the most sophisticated networks in the United States. With LDDS's vision of becoming a global leader, it changed its name to WorldCom.Betwe ...

(10 pages) 108 0 0.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Microsoft vs. U.S.and the Downfalls to Economic Monopoly

In 1998, a case was filed by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) and twenty US States against Microsoft. The case of U.S. v ... er to form anticompetitive contracts with producers of related goods (Gilbert & Katz, 2001).The United States government has the Sherman Antitrust Act for a reason and it is to protect the rights ... nies or businesses from entering the industry by statutory or technical barriers.It is wise for the United States to be against monopolies because they are based on the idea that companies, business o ...

(3 pages) 41 0 4.3 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Childhood Enemies

es has changed powerfully and dramatically. Consider the following information provided by the U.S. Department of Justice: �ã Illegitimate birth rates have increased more than 400 percen ... lde; One-fourth of all adolescents contract sexually transmitted disease before they graduate (U.S. Department of Justice, 1992) Since 1940 the top disciplinary problems in public school have changed ...

(8 pages) 98 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Ucr vs. ncvs

(NCVS) are two methods in which the government collects data, and monitors criminal activity in the United States. The Uniform Crime Reports and the National Crime Victimization Survey have both posit ... to the FBI by local, state and federal law enforcement agencies. These reports are sponsored by the United States Department of Justice, and the Federal Bureau of Investigations.Crimes are divided int ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Prison Overcrowding

from the U.S. Department of Justice, more than two million men and women are now behind bars in the United States (Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2003). The exploding prison popu ... r the immediate instant offense (Panel Discussion, 2002). There has been an increasing focus in the United States on attempting to reduce the population of correctional facilities. In the year 2002, t ...

(6 pages) 165 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act

rous domestic corporations revealed that the practice of making questionable or illegal payments by United States corporations to foreign government officials existed to some extent within the America ... de to adopt the conduct rules and incorporate them into their employee guidelines. Also in 1996 the United Nations adopted a declaration against corruption and bribery. The United Nations pledged to d ...

(7 pages) 87 0 5.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Identity Theft

mation being safeguarded, and what are some ways to safeguard personal information.According to the United States Department of Justice (2008), "Identity theft and identity fraud are terms used to ref ...

(6 pages) 108 2 4.6 Feb/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Domestic Violence

The United States office on violence against women defines domestic violence as, "a pattern of abusive b ... ve behavior in any relationship that is used by one partner to gain or maintain power and control" (United States Department of Justice [USDOJ], n.d., ¶ 1). The violence includes threats, intimid ... lence. Despite these efforts, partner abuse is on the rise and high rates have been reported in the United States as well as internationally. Young women that have been the victims of domestic violenc ...

(9 pages) 81 0 0.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Defining White Collar Crime

en continual debates and conflicting views about the definition of white collar crime. However, the united states Department of Justice gave a much more detailed definition for white collar crime in 1 ...

(3 pages) 98 0 5.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act: Analysis, Pros and Cons

atriotic Act of 2001 after the country faced the biggest attack from a foreign terrorist group. The United States Department of Justice announced that it would seek legislation that would give powers ... ivals from regrouping with the rest of the terrorist and furthering their course of war against the United States. This provision was not seen as sentence or a judicial verdict, but was viewed a simpl ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2011

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government