Juvenile Justice Second Chance
554 wordsDouglas Christopher Thomas, 17 fatally shot his girlfriends parents as they slept in their home, according to the January 11 th Minot Daily Newspaper. The girlfriends parents had been trying to end their relationship for months and out of frustration and anger Douglas went along with his 14 -year-old girlfriends wishes. Should Douglas be liable for life in prison or even death row? In some states surprisingly he is, children even as young as thirteen are being sentenced as adults, and we maybe s...
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Anti Death Penalty Criminal Justice System
492 wordsMoratorium on executions is necessary for justice USA TODAY is to be commended for its fine editorial calling for a moratorium on executions. It has become clearer than ever that a moratorium is a necessity (''Case against death penalty grows with new exoneration's, '' Our View, Capital punishment debate, Friday). However, the accompanying Opposing View supporting the death penalty suggests Illinois is the only state that has failed to follow the rules in capital sentencing (''Faulty convictions...
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United States Postal States Postal Service
976 wordsThis paper will analyze the constraints and opportunities facing the United States Postal Service since development of the email-to-paper system. "The Post Office predicts that in 2003, first-class mail, a $ 35 billion business and its top revenue-producing service, will begin an unprecedented decline at the hands of booming e-mail and on-line billing services. Under its own online bill system, the Postal Service charges customers $ 6 per month to send 20 electronic transactions, or $ 2 per mont...
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Interstate Commerce Clause Federalist Papers
1,335 wordsThe United States Constitution gives very specific powers to congress. These powers are very limited and are each enumerated in the text of the Constitution. One of the powers is [t]o regulate commerce with foreign nations, and among the several states, and with the Indian tribes (Article I, Section 8). This is the only reference in the constitution that speaks about commerce. The Tenth Amendment states that [t]he powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by i...
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Symptoms Of Stress Adrenal Glands
1,624 wordsIn 1936 an endocrinologist, Hans Site, discovered stress. Stress is present in everybody. It occurs daily in peoples lives. Stress is a body condition that occurs in response to actual or anticipated difficulties in life (Rice, 1987). Stress can also be defined as the sum of physical and mental responses our bodies experience in relationship to any change. There are many causes of stress and many different ways to handle stress. Stress can also be harmful to ones health, both physically and ment...
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Physician Assisted Suicide Pain And Suffering
1,901 wordsThe origin of the word 'euthanasia' comes from the Greek -- eu, "good, " and thanatos, "death, " meaning literally, "good death. " But the word "euthanasia" has acquired a more complex meaning in modern times. It is generally taken nowadays to mean doing something about achieving a good death. Suicide, self-deliverance, auto-euthanasia, aid-in-dying, assisted suicide -- call it what you like -- can be justified by the average supporter of the so-called '"right to die" movement. It is advanced te...
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Aggressive Driving Road Rage
1,432 wordsAsthma Research Paper Asthma is a chronic illness that affects many people. Asthma affects approximately 155 million people around the world. The pharmaceutical industry approximates $ 5. 5 billion in sales for asthma medication per year for a condition that is incurable. Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways. The narrowing of airways occurs due to inflammation and excessive mucous secretion. The constriction of the airway gives rise to common asthmatic symptoms of wheezing, coughing,...
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Third World Countries Global Warming
2,037 wordsSociological Perspective on Global Warming and Health Problems, Associated With It (1) The effects of Global have been discussed from different perspectives; however, only in recent years, it became obvious to many scientists that rising of Earths atmosphere affects the lives of people in very immediate manner. Therefore, those who suggest that humanity have another hundred years, before Global warming will cause people to reconsider their lifestyles, do not fully understand the whole complexity...
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Bird Flu Vs West Nile Virus
1,808 wordsBird flu vs. West Nile Virus Nowadays people all over the word, especially in America and Asia are suffering from dangerous diseases that are communicated from animals to people. Two of them are bird flu are West Nile virus. In this paper these diseases will be described and compared. The disease known as "bird flu" is the infectious disease of birds caused by one of the A type flu virus strains, which is similar to a virus of the usual human flu. Scientists assume that the key role in infection...
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Second Class Citizens Civil Unions
1,836 wordsNo one needs to be looked down upon Two men want to adopt a child in Texas. They have been together for five years and a child would be the one detail that would complete their lives. They filled out the application and it was perfect it was the perfect home for a child; except there was one small problem that caused their application to be rejected; the fact that they were gay. These people can never have the life that they desire because of their sexual orientation. Scenes like this are happen...
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Hate Crimes Violent Crimes
1,192 wordsCrime Around the World Crime is an epidemic that is infecting today s global society. In the United States the subject of crime has risen to the forefront of social and political issues due to the recent elections. This problem of crime does not effect just the United States but it is a hot topic in many other nations of the world. Crime is not a problem that can be addressed by individuals, but by ruling governments. This paper will discuss the articles that show the methods the United States a...
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Death Row Inmates Racially Biased
703 wordsThe Death Row Death Row The death penalty is outmoded and should be eliminated from our justice system. The death penalty is extremely racially biased and is not assigned justly. While advocates claim it is cheaper to execute than to support a felon for life in prison, it is actually more expensive to sentence a man to death. Opponents to the death penalty say that death is actually revenge rather than justice. The number of prisoners on death row is increasing. The public favoring the death pen...
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Family Farm Agricultural Production
2,541 wordsThe complexion of farming is changing radically. The land cannot support as many farm families as it did in an earlier time. Small farms are being consolidated into larger ones. General farms, with several kinds of crops and a barnyard of farm animals, are yielding to specialty farms that concentrate on a single major crop. Family farms are declining; corporate farms are increasing. Efficiency is growing. Crops are changing. Techniques are improving. Just as the train, tractor, truck, and airpla...
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Drug Trafficking Law Enforcement
436 wordsLOSING BATTLE AGAINST DRUGS The article, Losing Battle Against Drugs, is true. I agree with the article that the regulation of drugs into America is impossible to manage. You can spend millions and billions of dollars to decrease the drug trafficking but drugs are going to find another way into the country. For most people that are into drugs such as selling them I can see why they would want too. It? s obvious that it is against the law but if you can get away with it, you would have a lot of m...
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Partial Birth Abortion President Clinton
3,063 wordstype: Term Paper body: The biannual Congressional elections offer a number of insights into the principles and practices that guide our democratic system. They are a major barometer of the attitude that the American people have toward the government. The level of confidence that people have in the system and the stance that they take on particular issues are often discernible through an examination of the election results. The recent, 1998 election offers us a number of facts and a tremendous am...
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Marijuana Should Be Legalized Thousands Of Years
2,172 wordsHemp: A Help or a Hindrance? Hemp, also known as Cannabis sativa, marijuana, grass, and by many other names, has not been a legal commercial crop in the United States for almost sixty years. As common two centuries ago as cotton is today, hemp is not seen on the market. As many groups fight for hemp to become legalized as a drug, many people are battling for the plant to become legalized for its industrial and medical uses. From Disney Indiana Jones hats to fuel for our automobiles, hemp is a ha...
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First African American Track And Field
2,831 wordsJackie Robinson: His Contribution to Sports There was once a time when Goliath white men roamed the earth. They had names similar to Book, Harmon, and Moose (Richmond 184). They wandered throughout the empty countryside carrying wooden sticks, smacking harsh fastballs delivered by pitchers with names like Whitey and Don and Bob. Peter Richmond writes, They lived for one thing and one thing alone: to swat mighty homerun's that would make us roar in delight. They were the stars of the favorite gam...
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Thirty Eight Recycled Paper
1,231 wordsIn the United Sates, where the population is inflated every year. The amount of space for landfills decreases every day. The need for recycling should not be asked, it should just be done out of habit. Everyone in America needs to recycle, to help the landfill problem, help the environment, and help produce new products from recycled goods. In America there is about two-hundred and eight tons of residential and commercial trash generated a year, 4. 3 pounds per person a day (Prichard 1 A). This ...
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Sex Education Programs Teenage Pregnancies
1,547 wordsSex Education is Ineffective Perhaps one of the most controversial issues arising today is that of sex education in Americas public school system. In todays world, where information travels at the speed of light and mass media is part of our everyday lives, teenagers are more exposed to this world than ever before. In this country, teens have access to television, newspapers, and of course, internet. Sometimes, teenagers can misinterpret what they see in the media regarding sex and make unwise d...
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Due To The Fact One Of The Most Important
2,022 wordsSports are a very important part of the American society. Within sports heroes are made, goals are set and dreams are lived. The media makes all these things possible by creating publicity for the rising stars of today. Within society today, the media has downplayed the role of the woman within sports. When the American people think of women in sports, they think of ice skating, field hockey and diving. People do not recognize that women have the potential to play any sport that a man can play, ...
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