Essays Tagged: "officials"

The Threat of Nuclear Smuggling

e percent ofthese type of smuggling is less than that of drugs forexample, the law-enforcement type officials are also lessexperienced at stopping shipments of an item such asuranium than they are in ...

(2 pages) 131 2 4.4 Dec/1996

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


zed the corrupt system would never be able to help much. The government was filled with unqualified officials whom, after being banned from the spoils system, were still being bribed by companies, cri ...

(3 pages) 197 0 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Tale of Two Cities by Dickens. Essay on the Roots of Revolution

, who lived in England where there were many unjust punishments and immoral actions by high ranking officials, was basically saying that the things that fueled the revolution in France, the crushing o ...

(1 pages) 51 0 3.8 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Charles Dickens

Censorship: A Growing Issue

ent restricts what its citizens can read, that is censorship. When parents have input on what local officials do in the schools, that is democracy' (Hernandez 12). Censorship, though not recognized in ...

(5 pages) 136 0 3.7 Mar/1996

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law


racy is really a form of a republic known as ademocratic republic. A republic is a government where officials, elected by a smallgroup of people, make the important decisions.Democracy has been around ... ic. A republic is not a democracy,but is very similar to a democracy. In this republic, the elected officials onlyrepresented a small fraction of the people. Some of the ideas Rome used, mainlythe pra ...

(6 pages) 230 2 3.3 May/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

This is an essay about PROPOSITION 5 Gambling on the Indian reservations

lot machines were said to look just like the slot machines used in Nevada, the state and some local officials said they were not expectable under the state law.Not all of the tribes wanted to do what ... at is forty-five miles east of Sacramento. The reaction was mixed as it is with any new venture but officials said the machine was a great success. People were playing them like the ones that had been ...

(4 pages) 63 0 1.9 Nov/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Frank Serpico: An Honest Cop

was a bribe. After this, he couldn't wait any longer. He started to act. He started to go to higher officials. He reported the accident to authorities. But that wasn't enough to change the NYPD system ...

(1 pages) 57 0 3.5 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Question: Do electoral systems effect the type and form of government resultant from the election? Contrasting France and England

Electoral systems are the methods a country uses to select its officials. They are rarely drastically altered but are constantly changed to reflect shifting values ... with the most seats forms the government and appoints the Prime Minister from its ranks of elected officials. In all the countries in which a first past the post system exists they have governments c ...

(8 pages) 70 0 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Corruption: An essay on public officials and corruption in office. Includes works cited.

from providing. Another way that corruption can be defined is the behavior involved on the part of officials in the public sector in which they improperly and unlawfully, enrich themselves, by the us ... f police corruption. If public opinion and legal definitions do not conform, the likelihood is that officials will act in accordance with the public view, and in doing so, violate the law (Goldstien). ...

(2 pages) 153 0 5.0 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Description of the workings and intricacies of a CEO.

coordinate functions among departments and sites. Continuing, a CEO must confer with board members, officials, and staff members. The CEO also presides over or serves on a board of directors, or other ...

(5 pages) 160 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Confucianism, Legalism, and Daoism Comparison.

role. Second, the government should be virtuous. Finally, only well-educated and extremely virtuous officials should be appointed to run the government. According to legend, Confucius worked as a mini ...

(2 pages) 109 0 5.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy > Classical Philosophy

Should judges reflect the society in which they live?

Justice that is absolutely impartial is a cornerstone of democracy. Judges are the highest officials of the judiciary, as independent arbitrators they are relied upon to perform their judicia ...

(5 pages) 74 0 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

The study of Victims of Crime.

levance to the subject apart from being a sad product of the activity under study - criminality. To officials, the victim was merely a witness in the court case, to researchers either the victim was t ...

(5 pages) 188 0 3.6 May/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

America is NOT our best hope for the future. Exploring America's social and political loyalties and current policies.

t, or, in the extreme, put all its power against it, that includes such disgraceful acts as bribing officials and overriding world treaties and agreements which is obvious in the case of the recent wa ...

(6 pages) 265 4 3.6 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Why do some scholars say there is a conflict between judicial review and representative democracy?

Representative democracy is defined as a government in which officials are elected by the people. These officials are expected to govern as the majority of the p ... ority of the people want. If this does not happen to the complete satisfaction of the voters, these officials can be voted out of office.The concept of judicial review states that individuals appointe ... oted out of office.The concept of judicial review states that individuals appointed by high-ranking officials can determine the constitutionality of laws and actions passed by any individual on the co ...

(1 pages) 78 4 4.7 Sep/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

"Hunchback of Notre Dame" by Victor Hugo.

utiful gypsy and how torture. Torture was a very popular way of punishment back in the late 1400's. Officials used torture back then to keep the town and people in order. Without torture people may ha ...

(3 pages) 47 0 3.4 Sep/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Genre Study

"How Successful Was the Indoctrination of the German Youth Under the Nazi Regime?"

y speeches from the beginning of his leadership. This is shown in a quote from a meeting with radio officials on 25th March 1933: 'the mobilisation of the mind is as necessary as, perhaps even more ne ...

(6 pages) 31 0 2.2 Oct/2003

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

Airport Profiling.

e will not know what category they are in, but it will be encrypted into their boarding pass to let officials know what category they have been placed in. I disagree with this editorial. I feel that a ... if that means having to invade privacies, I still believe it should be done. By allowing profiling, officials will be able to apprehend more terrorists, the government will be helping our futures by k ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Just War Thoery Paper. well written with citations. done for a hard ethics teacher.

ur other allies attacked Iraq because there wasan opportunity of capturing or killing highly ranked officials. When the news of thiscame in our forces jumped right on this mission. They used different ...

(5 pages) 132 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

"To a great extent the Constitution is a document with as many checks upon the power of the people and majority rule as upon the power of the government." Assess the validity of this statement.

ounding fathers wanted to ensure that this new government was not one to be overrun by power-hungry officials. Consequently, they created a system of checks and balances in which each branch of govern ... lar needs and demands of each office as well as hinder both corruption and unseemly behavior of the officials in government. The legislative branch or the law-making body of government is broken up in ...

(3 pages) 54 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History