Essays Tagged: "Magistrate"

Samuel Beckett's play "Waiting for Godot " vs. The Stranger by Albert Camus

he play is their desire for God's salvation. Recall when Meursault was in jail, he did not want the magistrate to pray for God to save his soul unlike Vladimir and Estagon, who waits many years for th ...

(3 pages) 56 0 4.2 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Character and Fate in "The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy.

which is an ironic twist of fate as one day it will be Farfrae who employs Henchard. Henchard, as a magistrate, is in the court on the day when the furmity woman is on trial. This event like so many o ...

(4 pages) 70 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

This is an adapted screen play from "Waiting for the Barbarians" by Cotzee

Waiting for the Barbarians:SCREENPLAYIN. GRANANRY -DAYTRACKING SHOT- FRONTAL VIEWMagistrate and Joll are walking quickly down the hall. There are loud noises in the background of do ... quickly down the hall. There are loud noises in the background of doors shutting and people walking)MAGISTRATE What if your prisoner is telling the truth, yet finds he is not believed? Is that not a t ... e interrogator! How do you ever know when a man has told you the truth? (gasp)Joll walks faster and Magistrate falls behind.COLONOL JOLL There is a certain tone (verbal pause). A certain tone enters t ...

(4 pages) 50 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

The political philosophies of Montesquieu.

Louis Montesquieu was born in 1689 in France and was nobility by birth. He succeeded his father as magistrate and lived during the Enlightenment. Montesquieu had the goal of identifying one law that ...

(3 pages) 61 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Australian Court System.

alia is an example of federal court; it is the highest court in the Australian judicial system. The Magistrate's court is an example of state court; this particular court is the lowest ranked court in ... Court are binding on all other courts, including lesser federal courts and state supreme courts.The Magistrates Courts play a vital role in a state or territory's court system,they are the first stop ...

(2 pages) 71 0 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Women's rights and how several women in the 1920's who have change the future for all women. Women used to not be able to wote, they werent considered a "person", and were only housewives..

men's rights and social welfare legislation.In 1916 in Alberta, Emily Murphy became the first woman magistrate in the British Empire. Murphy's appointment was challenged. Under the law, women were not ...

(2 pages) 121 0 3.3 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Crucible Essay by Arthur Miller

would keep the devil out. Those people who didn't go to church often enough were brought before the magistrate for punishment. Children were seen and not heard, and they believed "sex, sin and the Dev ... ose people who were quick to claim themselves as victims of a witches' spell. During the trial, the magistrate said ". . . witchcraft is ipso facto on its face and by its nature, an invisible crime, i ...

(4 pages) 22 0 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Waiting for Freedom in J.M. Coetzee's "Waiting for the barbarians"

tional conflict. The micro conflict is presented in the personal struggle of the main character the Magistrate, an appointee of the Empire assigned to govern an outpost at its Far Frontier, and the dy ... rifice inadvertently human lives, change destinies, assimilates nations.The personal torment of the Magistrate who has long been "a responsible official in the service of the Empire" and has not "aske ...

(5 pages) 119 2 1.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Emma by Jane Austen and Clueless by Amy Heckerling, An Analysis

d as the ones who provide financial stability. Mr Woodhouse and Mr Knightley, being a landowner and magistrate, are on the top of social hierarchy in Highbury. Likewise, Cher's father's powerful posit ...

(3 pages) 89 2 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

The The Pendle Witches

nd he vowed to destroy the practice. With the zealousness of the king, came the this new chance for magistrates to make their name by exposing witchcraft in their area. One such case was in the Pendle ... g a witch and setting a curse on him. The investigations into the allegations were led by the local magistrate Roger Nowell, and the accusations and counter accusations ended up involving three local ...

(4 pages) 40 1 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers


yDate of visit: 16th August 2004Name of the Case: Keller v Toyota Motor Co. (2004)Name of Presiding Magistrate: MadgwickPlaintiff: Michael KellerSubject matter of the case:It was a civil matter. The d ... sented the defendant.2. Layout of the courtThe panel that is in the top of the courtroom is for the magistrate and in front of that panel is the place for the depositions clerk or recorder. On the lef ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.5 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

Australia's Prison System

cing act of 1991 is involved with every single criminal case in Victoria. It states that a judge or magistrate should consider the aims of criminal sanctions. They are to punish, to deter, to denuncia ...

(4 pages) 47 0 0.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Symbols of a Great Author

escendent of a long line of Puritan ancestors, including John Hawthorne, a minor official presiding magistrate in the Salem witch trials."(Terence) His father, Nathaniel Hawthorne Sr., was born in 177 ...

(8 pages) 54 0 5.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Nathaniel hawthorne

husetts, the descendentof a long line of Puritan ancestors, including John Hathorne, a presiding magistrate in theSalem witch trials. After his father was lost at sea when he was only four, his ...

(2 pages) 43 0 4.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Magistrate's Relationship with the Barbarian Girl through a Close Reading of "Waiting for the Barbarians" by J. M. Coetzee.

e of the central figures in J. M. Coetzee's "Waiting for the Barbarians" is the barbarian girl. The Magistrate finds the girl maimed and nearly blind after being interrogated and tortured by the ruthl ... rly blind after being interrogated and tortured by the ruthless Colonel Joll, and takes her in. The Magistrate's relationship with the girl revolves around his search for the girl's significance; he q ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Court Report.

rvices regardless of sex, race, religion or financial standing. However, from a recent visit to the Magistrate and Supreme Courts, the theory of equal standing of all before law seems to be dissipatin ... courtroom. This reasoning is in direct conflict with the theory of innocent until proven guilty.The Magistrates case that was viewed was in relation to a prisoners attempted escape from lawful custody ...

(3 pages) 55 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Nelson Mandela Monologue - Speech

and respect. My admiration for whites slightly faltered when my father got into an argument with a magistrate and lost his job. I was confused and I thought it was all some sort of mistake. How could ... scrimination in the courtroom was common. White witnesses often refused to answer my questions. The magistrate wouldn't even cite them for contempt of court, but would just ask the questions himself. ...

(4 pages) 40 2 4.0 Jun/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > African Studies - History

A) Explain how lay magistrates and district judges (magistrate's court) are selected and appointed. b) Identify and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the use of lay magistrates.

1a) Explain how lay magistrates and district judges (magistrate's court) are selected and appointed.Lay Magistrates can ... cal and legal knowledge.1b) Identify and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the use of lay magistrates.There are many advantages of having lay magistrates. As they are not paid, the governmen ... are many advantages of having lay magistrates. As they are not paid, the government save money. The magistrate's court is therefore cheap to run. It would be very expensive for the courts otherwise, t ...

(9 pages) 69 0 3.5 Jul/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Stages of the Criminal Justice System

is not at the scene of a crime, after an investigation the police will make a report and a judge or magistrate will issue a warrant for the suspects' arrest. After an arrest the suspect is booked. Thi ... ed by the prosecution is strong enough for a plea bargain or a trial (Schmalleger, 2006).A judge or magistrate's function begins with issuing a warrant if one is needed. A warrant is needed only if th ...

(4 pages) 182 0 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Explain why the adversary system of trial is the best system for achieving justice in criminal trials?

isprove the version of the other side."� A jury decides guilt or innocence, while a judge or magistrate guides the jury in areas of law, as well as deciding a suitable punishment for the defend ... son being convicted. The statement, "No matter how strong the prosecution's evidence may be, if the magistrate or the jury has any reasonable doubt that he or she is guilty, the accused is entitled to ...

(4 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays