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Equal Employment Opportunity Sexual Harassment
1,697 wordsUse Anti-Harassment to Shelter Yourself from Suits In the magazine article Use Anti-Harassment to Shelter yourself from Suit (HR Magazine, 1999), Major A. Johnson discusses the importance of training supervisors and employees on dealing with and preventing sexual harassment and other forms of harassment in the workplace. The article begins with references to recent U. S Supreme Court rulings on liability for punitive damages under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. These rulings affect l...
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Held Liable Reasonable Care
1,001 wordsHarm is easily defined when it is intentional; after all, no one would push you down the steps or purposely cause you to wreck your car. Negligence is an area of tort law that involves unintentional acts that can cause harm and is just as easily identified. The boundaries governing liabilities for negligence, however, are much narrower than that of intentional torts. The difference is that the respondent in a negligent action is performing a task, which is considered perfectly acceptable in ever...
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Effects Of Smoking Tobacco Companies
1,131 words... outwork Staff Miscellaneous: The tobacco industry: liable for its consumers 2000 - 07 - 30 The Tobacco Industry: Liable for it's Consumers? Should the tobacco industry be held liable for illness and death caused by smoking? Currently, the Federal government is looking into this in numerous court cases, scientific studies, and a never-ending battle between national health, and the big tobacco giants. But to make an educated opinion, both sides of the argument must be heard. We hear about it a...
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Female Gender Bias In Schools
1,263 wordsSadker and Sadker (1994) reported a startling fact that few people realize. Today's girls continue a three-hundred year-old struggle for full participation in America's educational system. During colonial times school doors were closed for young women seeking knowledge, and the home was considered the learning place for young women. The home, serving as the girls' classroom, was where young girls learned the practical domestic skills for their inevitable role as wife and mother. However, in 1767...
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Juvenile Justice System Juvenile Delinquency
2,206 wordsJuvenile Delinquency and Status Offenses in Girls: Prevention and Intervention Introduction Much attention has been given to the issue of male juvenile delinquency, while delinquency in girls is often underestimated. In fact, female juvenile offenders display an understudied and often misunderstood population within the juvenile justice system (Peters 76). The juvenile justice system that traditionally has examined the anti-social delinquent behavior in males has been recently challenged with th...
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Peer To Peer Moral Goodness
984 wordsKant's deontology and Cyberethics Copyright issue examined within the bounds of morality is an extremely difficult thing, especially when it concerns the concepts of right and wrong. Copyright and intellectual property is often explored in relation to morality and choice between right and wrong. Lets try to answer the question whether Music City should not be held liable for the copyright infringement of Morpheus users. So, what is right and what is wrong? What ethically correct actions are? Can...
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Hazardous Waste Held Liable
483 wordsWho Is Responsible For Cleanup Under CERCLA? What is CERCLA? The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLThe purpose of CERCLA is to make owners and operators of hazardous waste dump sites and contaminated areas, as well as their customers, responsible for cleanup costs and property damage. 2) CERCLA is also referred to as THE SUPERFUND. It is authorized to a level of 8. 5 billion dollars. The funding for CERCLA comes 87 % from taxes on the chemical industry a...
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Court Of Law General Motors
1,515 wordsLegal Commentary Assignment The article: General Motors has recalled 224, 000 1998 / 1999 Cadillac Deville Sedans. As a result of a defective side impact sensor module, the vehicles airbag may either unintentionally deploy or not deploy at all. To date, there have been 306 reports of the sensor malfunction. Of these, 61 of the incidents have resulted in minor injuries such as cuts and bruises. Deemed as the responsive thing to do, General Motors started notifying owners of the vehicle by mail co...
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Criminal Acts Parking Lots
3,243 words(LANDOWNERS Premises Liability PREMISES LIABILITY (LANDOWNERS AND OCCUPIERS) I. Premises Liability Responsibility of Landlords and Tenants. Under the common law, a landlord was not liable for injuries sustained by third persons while on leased premises. Court decisions and statutes have since overridden this no-liability rule. Landlords owe a duty of reasonable care to tenants and third parties not to negligently cause them injury. This duty is based on the foreseeability standard of ordinary ne...
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