Essays Tagged: "national attention"

This essay is about the trial of Leopold and Loeb

The crime that captured national attention in 1924 began as a fantasy in the mind of eighteen-year old Richard Loeb, the han ...

(11 pages) 49 0 3.8 Nov/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


choice to ease their pain if theywant.I. IntroductionA. Examples showing why euthanasia isreceiving national attention.B. A summary of reasons offered by those opposedto euthanasia is given.C. A summa ...

(8 pages) 236 1 4.8 Nov/1993

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Euthenasia

Martin Luther King, Bill Gates, and my mom

an working with and soon became president for the Montgomery Improvement Association. This gave him national attention he needed for change. He led boycotts against bus companies. He was successful in ... ack demonstrations clashed with the police, they where attacked by dogs and fire hoses. This gained national attention and caused mass demonstrations in the communities across the nation. The blacks c ...

(4 pages) 82 0 3.2 Dec/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

How Ritalin can help.

to 70% of the individuals with ADD/HD are continually affected with the symptoms. According to the National Attention Deficit Disorder Association, "ADD/HD affects about 6% of the population and usua ... 003. Newton Heights. 24 June 2003.Jardin, Robert. Proquest. Does Ritalin really add up? April 1999. National Education Association. 24 June 2003..Viadero, Deborah. Proquest. Study points to academic b ...

(6 pages) 65 0 4.5 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Reducing Racial Disparities in Juvenile Confinement in Massachusetts

uch research has been devoted to this issue. It is only within the past decade or so, however, that national attention has been directed to the impact of race on juvenile justice decision-making in re ... sexuality, and propensity toward crime and violence" (Bobo 2001: 264-301).However, according to the National Research Council out of Washington D.C., a conclusion has been reached that race is a meani ...

(21 pages) 344 1 3.0 Dec/2003

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

Mccarthyism by A Myan.

communist party.McCarthyism itself had begun years before Senator Joseph McCarthy had even come to national attention. The House Committee of Un-American Activities (HUAC), established in 1945 is bes ...

(4 pages) 129 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Saving Lives, Easing Pain- why we should support stem cell research

ut rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and spinal cord injuries. These are the diseases that do not get national attention in the media everyday. These diseases are the ones people live with and cause pai ... University of Wisconsin: Stem Cell Research. Institute of Health. Stem Cell Information: Stem Cell Basics. March 17,2004. http://stemcel ...

(4 pages) 139 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays

Rapping About Rap

eir lives and the struggles they go through. Like rock-n-roll and other forms of music that achieve national attention, rap is being blamed for corrupting our youth. There is a new type of rap music o ... o the recording industry was responsible for rap's slow start. A recent Investigative report by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) found: 'The record industry is ov ...

(10 pages) 106 0 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

PR In Action - MKT 438

ator of its future success. This paper will discuss three examples of crisis management that caught national attention. This paper will also describe how each organization turned their disaster into a ... d of turning inward and denying guilt, doctors at Duke University opened up and bared everything on national television in one of the most celebrated PR victories in recent years (Fass).Against the ad ...

(4 pages) 204 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Position Paper The Silent Witness: The Case of Theresa Shiavo

The case of Theresa Shiavo gained national attention because it was an extremely controversial subject. Following a collapse in Februa ... d Press.Newman, Maria. Yardley, William. The New York Times. March 2005. Release. Terri Schindler-Shiavo Foundation. Schindler Family State ...

(6 pages) 85 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Juvenile Offenders: Race and Ethnicity

uch research has been devoted to this issue. It is only within the past decade or so, however, that national attention has been directed to the impact of race on juvenile justice decision-making in re ...

(9 pages) 165 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights

The Smashing Pumpkins

fad" (Buck, Peter Vh1BTM) was bursting out from the angry streets of a torn Los Angeles, garnering national attention. The Bush administration felt the lyrics of much of the music coming from L.A.'s ...

(7 pages) 5 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Poice Brutality

in New York City in 1844" (Bomstein 25). But, it wasn't until the 60s that the media brought it to national attention by showing the nation televised scenes of police officers engaged in brutal mistr ... organ contends that he was harassed because he is black.4 The incident occurred in Los Angeles International Airport in 1988, police and drug enforcement agents claimed they tried to question Morgan w ...

(12 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Education for gifted children has received less attention than many

as of special education. In 1972, the Marland Report issued by the U.S. Office of Education brought national attention to this subject. It stated that the U.S. needed to put more effort into developin ... ir talents can be developed to the fullest extent (Rea, 161).Joseph Renzulli is the director of The National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented, at the University of Connecticut. In 1978 Renzu ...

(10 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Environmental Racism on Minorities

ould not even know what the term means if they heard it. The first time environmental racism gained national attention was in 1982 when a demonstration took place against the building of a hazardous w ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Juvenile Offenders: Race & Ethnicity

uch research has been devoted to this issue. It is only within the past decade or so, however, that national attention has been directed to the impact of race on juvenile justice decision making conce ...

(8 pages) 81 0 0.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Why is Obesity a Problem In America?

ching age 30, says Dr. David Ludwig of Children's Boston "It's Really a staggering prospect." While national attention is starting to focus on contributors to the obesity problem in America , includin ...

(3 pages) 36 0 3.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Health & Fitness

Community Corrections: Is it really a sensible alternative to prison?

nity corrections have become a substantial part of the correctional system. Beginning in the 1950s, national attention was focused on the development of alternative, community-based correctional servi ... in other states, suggests that ex-offenders are benefiting from this form of treatment. Conversely, national statistics show that a large percentage of the prison populations are recidivists and over ...

(6 pages) 86 1 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Discussion of the documentary The Thin Blue Line by Errol Morris

Wood, a Dallas police officer. Errol Morris began researching the case and because his film brought national attention to the case, an innocent man was released from prison after eleven years. This sa ...

(5 pages) 14 0 3.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Working Toward a Civil America (Civil Rights Movement)

throughout the decade. In the early 1960s when the civil rights movement was just beginning to gain national attention, the public had minimal support for the civil rights bill (Harris). In 1964; howe ...

(5 pages) 35 0 5.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History