Essays Tagged: "Legislation"

Sexism in the Workplace

Despite Legislation for Equal Opportunities, sexism is still in evidence inthe workplace.Sexism is a particu ... lly highlighted due to the increase ofwoman entering the labour market. This aroused the need for a legislationfor equal opportunity for both sex's to be passed in 1975. It stated thatdiscrimination o ... only present within the older generation but is alsoevident throughout the entire age range. Before legislation was passed in the1960's most young girls left school after O-levels to receive a strong ...

(10 pages) 598 0 3.0 Aug/1996

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

Having a Gun

top concern of the Ukrainian citizen, in 1994, somemisguided politicians in government adopted the legislationrepealing the previous amendment and thus, abolishing theconstitutional right to own the ... e the rights ofothers. It has never occurred to authorities that viciouscriminals, in spite of this legislation, will still managesomehow to get the firearms.Innocent people, however, will suffer, bec ...

(2 pages) 78 0 5.0 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The Nazi Euthanasia Propaganda Plans

d sterilize 350,000 others, all to purify the race.The Enabling Act, in 1933, allowed powers of legislation to be taken away from Reichstag and transferred to Hitler. This gave Hitler dictatorial ...

(3 pages) 53 0 3.5 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

The 14th and 15th ammendment to the constitution. The creation, history and result of these ammendments.

e possible demise by repeal or adverse judicial review, since the constitutionality of the previous legislation had been vetoed. The proposed Fourteenth Amendment was broken down into four sections. ...

(2 pages) 172 2 3.0 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Government's Half-Witted Beaurocratic Laws in the US

te. Due to theenormous bureaucracy withintodays state governments, manylaws have been passed throughlegislation that really didn't need tobe passed. These laws are a displayof the way government likes ... that all of thenations pawns must follow in orderto keep a clean record.Bibliography:(WWW)Laws and Legislation. (1996, June 29). Laws Governing UsAvailable: HTTP:// ...

(5 pages) 68 1 3.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

The New Deal in the US

ed by most to be totally constitutional, however this might not be the total picture. Some of the legislation passed in the Hundred Days of emergency during 1933 blatantly defied parts of the consti ... ronyms, which was later called 'alphabet soup.'        One of the first streams of legislation was to reform the banking of the country. In 1933 Congress passed the Emergency Banking ...

(4 pages) 246 0 3.8 May/1995

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Power Shifts in Intergovernmental Relations, a Result of Fiscal Federalism

hese grants, the national government can compel states and localities to make or alter policies and legislation in accordance with its agenda. The manner in which the national government has wielded t ... over to later administrations as well.The remainder of the century until the present was marked by legislation limiting the states even further. During the Great Society of the 1960s, Congress passed ...

(3 pages) 110 0 4.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Affirmative Action Effects Us All

he roots of affirmative action can be traced back to the passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act where legislation redefined public and private behavior. The act states that to discriminate in private is ...

(7 pages) 367 0 4.2 Jan/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

Death Penalty. Paper speaking in favor of it

affe,1) Thirty-eight states now allow the death penalty, with New York being the last to adapt this legislation last March. Massachusetts and Iowa have been trying to pass a law that would to allow th ...

(5 pages) 301 0 3.9 Mar/1997

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

Death Penalty in the USA

affe,1) Thirty-eight states now allow the death penalty, with New York being the last to adapt this legislation last March. Massachusetts and Iowa have been trying to pass a law that would to allow th ...

(5 pages) 157 0 4.5 Mar/1997

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


was a powerful Frankish warrior King who unified Western Europe through military power, a system of legislation and the support of the church. His belief in the need for education among the Frankish p ...

(3 pages) 109 0 3.8 Oct/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Acid Rain Legislation

Should tougher legislation be implemented on acid rain prevention? -Acid Rain LegislationAcid rain is a destructive ... n. Many laws and regulations have been implemented, yet the question still remains, 'Should tougher legislation be implemented to force industries to reduce acid rain emissions?'To decide whether toug ... th the water in the atmosphere to form what is known as acid rain.The main reason that has prompted legislation of industrial emissions from governments is because of the negative effects they can hav ...

(3 pages) 51 0 3.7 Nov/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Should teens be able to drive after being convicted of a DUI and what can be done to prevent it

Drinking and driving can have dangerous consequences. The state government is now considering legislation which would bar teens from driving once they are convicted of driving under the influenc ... of accidents due to driving under the influence are caused by teens. If the state were to prepare a legislation which would bar teens from driving once they are convicted of driving under the influenc ...

(2 pages) 60 0 1.9 Oct/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Issue of Gun Control

ns, we have let our freedom and security slip through our fingers and disappear forever. I advocate legislation that would take the handguns out of the criminals' hands and watch the government put th ... tion (NRA) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Congress has had a tough time passing any legislation that would benefit the public and curtail the sail and manufacture of armor piercing bul ...

(2 pages) 49 0 3.5 Sep/1995

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The Government and Environmental Policy

zontal implementation, divided government, and other forms of publicpolicy affect the environmental legislation involved with the aforementioned acts.The main factors involved with the Endangered Spec ... ion structure anddivided government. Before one can discuss how these policies affect environmental legislation, a brief descriptionof each must first be lucidly explained. When our government was fou ...

(7 pages) 299 1 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Bentham - philosoper

Human NatureFor Bentham, morals and legislation can be described scientifically, but such a description requires an account of human nat ... people implicitly refer to it. At the beginning of the Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, Bentham writes that "[n]ature has placed mankind under the governance of two sovereign ... oughout his work, they are particularly evident in the Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, where Bentham is concerned with articulating rational principles that would provide a b ...

(12 pages) 124 0 5.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Internet article review: the Department of Defense recently sent a proposal to Congress requesting a single-round of base closures to better use scarce resources.

ient Facilities Initiative (EFI) amends and improves the former Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) legislation. The legislation, if approved by Congress, would allow the Department of Defense to redu ...

(3 pages) 160 1 4.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Military & International Conflicts & Security

Essay looking at the abortion issue from a strictly legal standpoint, with opinion based thesis pro-abortion. From 1973 to 1995, landmark cases, political climates and bibliography included.

there, for as with all laws, the foundations had to be set in order for such an important piece of legislation to be enacted.In 1800 abortion was legal. Beginning with an 1821 anti-poison statute in ...

(7 pages) 140 0 4.2 Jan/2003

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

"Education is better than legislation in the battle to save children from guns"

EDUCATION IS BETTER THAN LEGISLATION IN THE BATTLE TO SAVE CHILDREN FROM GUNSChildren in America are exposed to gun violence ... st prevent our children from using them on themselves and each other? I propose that education, not legislation, is the best way to save children from guns.Dr. Michael J. Harkness, a children's doctor ... ent a higher percentage of the population, homicides are up more than 300%. Before passing this new legislation, Australia had shown, over the last 25 years, a steady decrease in armed robberies and v ...

(7 pages) 87 0 3.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Environmental protection and the limits of Cassis de Dijon

it is clear that the European Union is a recognisable global community with a comprehensive body of legislation, norms and procedures and is set to remain in this way for the foreseeable future. The C ... nd barriers to trade. Such restrictions may arise due to the disparity of individual member states' legislation in certain areas. Such an area is that of the protection of the environment. Here restri ...

(22 pages) 196 1 4.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays