Essays Tagged: "United States district court"

This is a paper dealing with search and seizure laws relevant tot Constitutional Law

Bob Chattin11/27/01Criminal Law and ProcedureDr. Smith-AlderUnited States v. Coffman4:97CR344Final decisionI.Proceedings Below:Appellant was charged in the Unit ... d to the question of wrongful seizure. The purpose of the fourth amendment, as stated in Johnson v. United States, 333 U.S. 10 (1948) is not to deny police officers from using their instinct and reaso ...

(6 pages) 357 1 4.6 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

The basic structure of the U.S Federal court system.

in fact only a small percentage of such petitions are granted.The highest court in the land is the United States Supreme Court. It consists of nine justices, all nominated by the president of the Uni ...

(5 pages) 348 0 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The first amendment.

no different than through a speech (White, et al, 1, 9).When this case went to court it went to the United States District Court for the Eastern Missouri to be settled. The Respondents were seeking a ...

(3 pages) 128 0 2.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Ch 14 Review Q's answered

iction for the federal courts?The three-tiered model of the federal court system consists of:1.U.S. District Courts- whole country is divided into 94 districts and each district has its own U.S. distr ... d into 94 districts and each district has its own U.S. district court. This is the bottom level. US district court has the following characteristics:*Trial court*Similar to municipal court*One judge a ...

(6 pages) 68 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

District Court Judge Selection

es even have a law degree. However it is not as easy as one may think. District Court judges in the United States are an elite within an elite that go through a strenuous selection process before sitt ... cess are the two key presidential appointees in the Justice Department, the attorney general of the United States and the deputy attorney general. Their primary job is to seek out candidates for feder ...

(4 pages) 41 0 3.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Internet Censorship Essay - The ACLU and the Child Online Protection Act

ers, Internet Service Providers, journalists, and the technology industry challenged the law in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.Federal District Court Judge L ...

(2 pages) 31 0 0.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Court Visitaton/Obervation

On Monday, January 23, 2006 I visited the 41-B District Court, located at 40700 Romeo Plank Road Clinton Township, MI 48038. This was my second att ... urisdiction is what gives the courts the power to hear and apply the law to certain types of cases. District Court has original jurisdiction for the following actions; all Traffic and Ordinance violat ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.6 Feb/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Illinois v. Dionisio Legal Brief

e Fourth and Fifth Amendments.2. Procedural History: The government filed separate petitions in the United States District Court to compel Dionisio and the others to comply. Following a hearing, the D ...

(2 pages) 20 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Bible

e Name, Citation, and Court Lns Investment Company, Inc. v. Phillips 66 Co.731 F. Supp. 1484 (1990) United States District Court Summary of the Key Facts A. Plaintiff was Compu-Blend Corporation which ...

(2 pages) 50 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Drug Testing in the Work Place (its an invasion of

nd state courts have always been in favor of mass drug testing programs. That is not true. 1986 the United States District Court of Tennessee (Lovvorn v. City of Chattanooga) ruled that the mass urine ... hts Works Cited 1. www.erowid.com 2. www.aclu.org 3. www.nontesterslist.com 4. www.norml.org 5. The United States Bill of Rights

(10 pages) 33 0 0.0 Feb/2008

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

Managerial Functions in the Workplace

big caseload that they may not give a specific case their undivided attention. However, at the U.S. District Court, which is federal-based, its caseload is handled differently from both state and loca ...

(5 pages) 45 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Leadership and Communication

Al Jones, Client

memorandum.A.The State or Federal Court that can review and resolve the situationArticle III of the United States Constitution declares there will be one Supreme Court, but allows Congress to establis ... gress to establish lesser courts (Cornell University Law School, n.d.). Congress has established 94 United States District Courts; Florida Middle District Eleventh Circuit Court would be the court sys ...

(12 pages) 96 0 0.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Internal Memo for Client

reviewed and resolved in federal court because the federal court has jurisdiction in this case. The United States district court would the federal court that would hear and resolved this case. "The Un ... n one district court (Cheeseman Pg. 20)".The court that may have jurisdiction over the situationThe United States district court would be the court that has jurisdiction over this situation. The Unite ...

(7 pages) 68 0 5.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Internal Memo for Client

reviewed and resolved in federal court because the federal court has jurisdiction in this case. The United States district court would the federal court that would hear and resolved this case. "The Un ... n one district court (Cheeseman Pg. 20)".The court that may have jurisdiction over the situationThe United States district court would be the court that has jurisdiction over this situation. The Unite ...

(7 pages) 463 0 0.0 Jan/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

criminal justice

A Look at How the Federal Court System WorksThe United States judicial system is made up of two different court systems: the state judicial system a ... es in how they run. In the Federal judicial system the judges are appointed by the President of The United States. They can serve as long as they want to. In the state courts judges are voted on and e ... ed on and elected to the seat.The Federal Court is set up by Article III of the Constitution of The United States which establishes a Supreme Court and authorizes whatever federal courts congress thin ...

(9 pages) 3 0 0.0 Jun/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Court history and Purpose

al procedure for violation of the criminal law. ("Court System," 2010, para. 1)Dual Court SystemThe United States dual court system is the separation of federal and state courts. Federal courts have e ... ," 2012, para. 3) The federal court system is broken down into three courts, the Supreme Court, the United States District Court, and the United States Circuit Court of Appeals. The District Courts ar ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Jul/2013

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

animal cruelty

quickly became illegal in the year of 1835, fighting dogs were still being bred and exported to the United States in the twentieth century. This is where the sport was still legal in some states. Howe ... , even after finally passing a federal law in 2007 that criminalizes animal fighting throughout the United States, the malicious blood sport of dog fighting is currently at widespread levels (Linda319 ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Has the Federal Reserve Outlived Its Purpose?

h the everyday fluctuation of interest rates and the continuous downward spiral of the value of the United States dollar, it's not uncommon to wonder what elements contribute to these constant changes ... for decades. The Fed can be noted as quite possibly the most influential and corrupt element of the United States government. In the book The Creature from Jekyll Island, investigative journalist G. E ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

gay marriage

Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. Recently the President of the United States stated that "I want everyone treated fairly in this country. We have never gone wrong ... ion of church and state rule and not legalizing gay marriage is a violation of it. According to the United States Constitution, "[the government should] make no law respecting an establishment of reli ...

(5 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Homosexuality