Essays Tagged: "break the law"

Speeding, the need for speed, and speeding tickets.

Many drivers today would agree with that phrase. Speeding is one of themost common ways that people break the law. When people break the law there areunpleasant consequences. A speeding ticket is an e ...

(2 pages) 134 1 3.5 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Socrates on Athenian law and obedience

low its rules and is therefore a contract. Some exceptions Socrates makes are: 1) why it is okay to break the law if it's contrary to the law of a higher being 2) and a contract is invalid if it's coe ...

(6 pages) 347 0 4.1 Mar/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Medicinal Marijuana

u to live normally even though it was illegal? Thousands of people across the country are forced to break the law to ease their pain. They have chosen marijuana over anything legally available because ...

(5 pages) 143 0 4.7 Apr/1997

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

How Phreaks, Anarchist, the KKK, and SWP compare to Big Brother from 1984

s, and Phreaks are a few ofthese groups. These groups all have one thing in common......theysomehow break the law. The Ku Klux Klan 'terrorized public officials inefforts to drive them from office and ... d and improve systems. They writeprograms and all sorts of things for the public to enjoy. They may breakinto bank's computers, but they do not always take something. OnePhreak was bragging about how ...

(6 pages) 48 0 3.4 Jan/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Wisdom is the Key. Creon's pride is the ultimate downfall for him. Y/N? From "Sophocles. The Theban Plays"

ntigone, King Creon is the most powerful man in Thebes. He makes the laws and punishes the ones who break the law. Creon's decision to deny the burial of Polynices body is the central conflict of the ... ywhere in the city" (Antigone, 1947, p.144). Here, it shows that Creon must punish individuals that break the laws in order to keep his state stable and from corrupting. I believe that Creon is not st ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Critical Thinking and Perception Paper Perception is Reality! Oh Really

law abiding while in prison. In other words, I believed that they were limited in not being able to break the law. Additionally, I assumed they had virtually no contact with the outside world.After 2 ...

(3 pages) 402 5 3.6 Jan/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne.

he Puritan society has a very strict set of rules and morals. Anyone who dared to commit a crime or break the law was immediately made an example of by either being executed, publicly humiliated, or p ...

(4 pages) 25 0 4.5 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne

Put in Perspective.

badly abused? Leaving our saviors to only be used?Our countries police men beat up our men, yet we break the law, again and again.It could be stupidity, due to humidity, not our states, in our brains ...

(1 pages) 95 3 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

To what extent are judges politically neutral?

ld be no 'political' role for judges, but in practice there is. Ministers and their departments can break the law, MPs can be charged with breaking laws about election expenses and civil servants can ...

(2 pages) 126 8 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why Laws are broken and deterents to the breaking of them

asks us why so many laws are broken everyday and what can be done to prevent people in society from breaking the law.The temptation to break a law is sometimes too strong. It is overwhelming and some ... g this way, they should be shown how their acts affect the areas and people around them.Some people break the law for sheer pleasure and enjoyment, like graffiti and stealing. But there are many ways ...

(3 pages) 49 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Ecstasy has had many immediate effect, long term effect, symptoms, and different names.

person can get over the counter. They are illegal and not suppose to be sold at all. Instead people break the law everyday and either use or sell these types of drugs. Most of these drugs can kill a p ... drug use to be prescribed from therapists because they believed it made people trust each other and break down barriers between therapists and patients, lovers, and family members.Many people become a ...

(3 pages) 87 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs

The Existence of Evil

e knowing the consequences of their actions. Nobody else decides for them. They knowingly decide to break the law. However, many feel that God causes other things that are not controllable. God may co ...

(7 pages) 84 0 2.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

A Doll's House Characters

ety, and both Nora and Krogstad have committed the same crime: forgery of signatures. Though he did break the law, Krogstad's crime was relatively minor, but society has saddled him with the stigma of ... ebt manifests her fierce determination and ambition. Additionally, the fact that she was willing to break the law in order to ensure Torvald's health shows her courage.Krogstad's blackmail and the tra ...

(4 pages) 82 0 0.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

What factors influence the propensity of young people to commit crime?

people aged between ten and seventeen . There is no single reason that can explain why young people break the law and it is necessary to look at a number of possible explanations such as family life, ... is still in her teens at birth, are considered to have a much higher chance of having a child that breaks the law than two parent families . Another sign that a child may start to commit crimes is hy ...

(7 pages) 157 0 4.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Corporate VS. Individual Responsibility

nce again, whom society should hold responsible for damaging corporate decisions. When corporations break the law, should we hold them responsible as "entities" themselves, or should we hold a more in ... of corporate offenders included quite a few recidivist offenders. So if corporations who choose to break the law, can know they will be minimally fined and no more, why shouldn't they continue on in ...

(10 pages) 323 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Disobeying a Law

while he was incarcerated in Birmingham, Alabama. The reason for King being in jail was due to him breaking the law of "parading without a permit" (844). When he wrote this letter, "Birmingham was on ... ut sometimes they must be disobeyed for the good of the people. Mr. King was more than obligated to break the law of protesting without a permit because the only reason it was enacted was to "preserve ...

(4 pages) 113 1 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Software Piracy Issue

fit the consumer and or the developer because of its many devious points. This encourages minors to break the law, bringing down software quality and putting workers out of jobs.Software piracy affect ...

(2 pages) 83 0 3.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Antigone-Greek play (moral responsibility)

Kreon threatened to execute anyone who tried to bury him. Antigone meets with her sister Ismene to break the news to her about their brothers' deaths. She then mentions to Ismene that Polyneices is u ... rother Polyneices a proper burial and Ismene wanted no part in it because it is illegal and it will break the law. Antigone sneaks off in the night and buries her brother Polyneices while the guards w ...

(2 pages) 31 0 4.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies

Contracts in restraint of trade

ns of the illegal contracts in theory they can be divided into two large categories: contracts that break the law and contracts contrary to public policy. In the first category are contracts that cont ...

(8 pages) 58 0 3.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

'In The Antigone, Antigone gets what she wants, Creon gets what she deserves.' How far do you agree with this view?

the outset; she wants the burial of her brother, and she is determined to get it even if she has to break the law and sacrifice her life in order to do so. Without examining any other events the fact ...

(8 pages) 34 0 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Classical Studies