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Sexual Assault Sexual Intercourse
1,154 words"When she says NO, it's rape... even when she's married to him"Every woman has the right to control her own body and to make decisions about having sex, using birth control, becoming pregnant and having children. She does not lose these rights if she marries. " These quotes were taken from Stopping Sexual Assault in Marriage published by the Center for Constitutional Rights Much of the attention that has been given to marital rape has emerged from the legal community. This has occurred because t...
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Taming Of The Shrew Male Domination
1,075 wordsThe Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare, deals with marriage. The ideas explored are primarily shown through the characters of Petruchio and Katharina. We are introduced to the trials and tribulation's which present themselves in their everyday lives. The characters bring up a traditional concept of male domination. Through the play we see the need for domination through Petruchio, and the methods he uses to dominate. While these ideas of male domination have remained a constant througho...
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One Man And One Woman Allowed To Marry
1,009 wordsShould gay marriages be legal? Clearly we as a nation are undecided on this issue. 36 states have passed legislation banning gay marriages, yet the state of Vermont recently passed a law that allows homosexual couples the right to participate in civil unions. Some other states are also debating whether or not to allow these couples to marry. Unfortunately, the dispute has left the United States homosexual community in an awkward position. There are some people who think that gay people have no r...
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Supreme Court Common Law
1,061 wordsThe ability to block spousal testimony does not however apply to all couples under the law. Those in common law relationships are not considered to be one and the same and these spouses's are able to give testimony about events that occurred during the relationship. Ultimately, because the issue falls under common law the question of whether a husband or wife to can be compelled to give evidence against there spouse was at the justices discretion. Most justices are more likely to compel spousal ...
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Supreme Court Common Law
1,039 words... n law an accused was neither competent nor compensable as a witness. By virtue of s. 4 (1) of the Canada Evidence Act the common law was altered to make an accused a competent witness for the defence. These amendments left intact the common law with respect to the non-compel lability of an accused person at the instance of the crown. " These arguments would seem to nullify any attempt by counsel to automatically assume that competence includes compel lability in regards to section 4. Other a...
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Economic Self Sufficiency Alcohol And Drug Abuse
1,268 wordsEfforts have increased on the primary prevention of child abuse. This must be started on many different levels before it can be successful. Prevention plans on a social level include increasing the economic self-sufficiency of families, discouraging corporal punishment and other forms of violence, making health care more accessible and affordable, expanding and improving coordination of social services, improving the identification and treatment of psychological problems, and alcohol and drug ab...
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Terminally Ill Family Law
1,446 wordsThis thesis discusses the issue of the many states that have established legal rules that makes one's spouse the legal guardian; unless the guardian spouse is declared unfit in some way. It presents a broad based discourse on the issue to establish the thesis statement and then goes on to determine whether this irrefutable legal preference violates any constitutional mandates. Comparison of Statutory Irrefutable Preferences The family law canon almost always identifies any inequalities in family...
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Nora And Torvald Hide And Seek
1,107 wordsA Doll's House As a marriage counselor I was given the task to analyze the situation of spousal misunderstanding, which occurred between Mr. and Mrs. Helmers. The conclusions and recommendations are based on my personal observations of both parties behavioral patterns. First of all it needs to be mentioned that this case is much more complicated than it might seems to be on the surface. In the Part 1 of Henrik Ibsen's play A Dolls House, Nora Helmer appears to be a regular light-headed housewife...
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Abuse Their Children Child Abuse And Neglect
1,355 wordsChild Abuse Introduction Child abuse is the intentional act that result in physical or emotional harm to children. It covers a wide range of behavior, from actual physical assault by parents or adult caretakers, to neglect of a child s basic needs. There are several different types: physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and physical or emotional neglect and children experience more than one form. The extent of child abuse is difficult to measure and is recognized as a major growing social proble...
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Women And Men Men And Women
960 wordsDomestic Violence is abuse or violence, which takes place in the household. One side of Domestic Violence is physical, impulsive, and vicious. When that level of violence kicks in, the only response is to take whatever means necessary to stop it. Both man and women are equally at fault for abuse, which means Domestic Violence is not a phenomenon. It is not either man or womens fault, Both male and the female are bound in their incapacity for intimacy and appreciation of differences (Sherven 27)....
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Spousal Abuse Wife Beating
1,459 wordsDomestic Violence towards women has become a major problem in Canada which is often over looked by society today. Violence is defined by Websters Dictionary as: 1. Physical force employed so as to damage or injure and 2. As an instance of violent action. So many women are beaten by loved ones each year and why is there little or nothing is done to correct this violent and hostile situation? In this paper I will attempt to answer this question along with many others which plague women in these wa...
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Health Care Industry Spousal Abuse
1,579 wordsMany factors Genetic Engineering ABUSE Many factors contribute to the definition of abuse as stated by law. They also make note of differences between adult and child abuse. When physical abuse refers to adults, it is divided into battery and spousal abuse, which may encompass other types of abuse. The five main types of abuse for children are physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, neglect, and chemical dependency. Physical is the most commonly thought of abuse. For children physical abuse is co...
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Planned Parenthood Federation Pro Choice
2,195 wordsFor decades, a woman s right to choose has been one of the most debated issues in both Washington and inside the homes of millions of Americans. Some argue that the moment after a child is conceived, it is murder to terminate the pregnancy. These people tend to be deeply religious and are often members of the conservative coalition. In the middle lies the majority of Americans, who believe in abortion only in cases of rape, incest, or when the mother s life is in danger. On the other end of the ...
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Spousal Abuse Emotional Abuse
500 wordsSpousal Abuse You sho is one aggravation nigger woman! ; this is only one example of the abuse in Zora Neale Hurston s short story, Sweat. Spousal abuse is a very common issue in today s society. Hurston represents this form of abuse through the way the husband talks to his wife and the way he treats her. Delia is a hard-working woman who is very obedient and faithful to her husband, Sykes. Through harsh words, he cuts her down about her work of washing white folks clothes and her looks saying t...
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Taming Of The Shrew Domestic Violence
1,087 wordsThe Taming of the Shrew, by William Shakespeare, deals with marriage. The ideas explored are primarily shown through the characters of Petruchio and Katharina. We are introduced to the trials and tribulations which present themselves in their everyday lives. The characters bring up a traditional concept of male domination. Through the play we see the need for domination through Petruchio, and the methods he uses to dominate. While these ideas of male domination have remained a constant throughou...
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L A Times Domestic Violence
1,709 wordsAthletes and Domestic Violence A lady calls 911 and cries that her husband is beating her. She wants to file a report, but then asks the dispatcher if it is going to be in the paper the next day. When the dispatcher doesnt reply, she changes her mind about the report and hangs up (Cart). The lady was Sun Bonds, wife of all-star San Francisco Giant, Barry Bonds. Like the wives of other famous players, she was a victim of spousal abuse. Athletes are praised as heroes for what they do on the playin...
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Quot Quot Wife Abuse
1,165 wordsSpousal assault is either the male or the female of the relationship who is being beaten up very brutally by their partner, such as a marriage. In most violent marriages the women in most cases are mostly subjected to spousal assaults. Women who are subjected to such beatings by there spouses are considered to Be known as " Battered wives. Wife adult is to be known as a very serious crime when committed this type of action can happen to any person at any age of there lives. Their husbands o...
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