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Contract Acceptance by Email
Contract Law
Introduction: This paper will consider the proper place of email communication within the mail-instantaneous communication dichotomy.... Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

Prima Facie Evidence of Partnership
Company Law
Introduction: A partnership is the relationship existing between two or more persons who join to carry on a trade or business. What is Prima Facie evidence of a partnerships existence?... Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

One-sided Contract
Contract Law
Introduction: A one-sided or unilateral contract is a contract in which only one party makes an express promise, or undertakes a performance without first securing a reciprocal agreement from the other party.... Last modified: 24th Sep 2021

What is Common Law?
Administrative Law
Introduction: A history of the development of Common Law with some advantages and disadvantages of its features.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

The Rule of Law Concept
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The principles of the rule of law according to AV Dicey, Joseph Raz, Friedrick von Hayek, and Lon Fuller.... Last modified: 22nd Sep 2021

The Separation of Powers
Constitutional Law
Introduction: This paper will individually discuss the three functions of separation of powers and the relationships between them.... Last modified: 20th Sep 2021

Palsgraf v Long Island Railroad - Case Brief
Case Summaries
Introduction: The elements that must be satisfied in order to bring a claim in negligence (note that this is a US case). The claimant was standing on a station platform purchasing a ticket. Whilst she was doing so a train stopped in the station and two men ran to catch it.... Last modified: 6th Sep 2021

Lefkowitz v Great Minneapolis Surplus Store
Case Summaries
Introduction: FORMATION OF CONTRACT – OFFER OF SALE. The defendant placed an advertisement in the paper for the sale of fur, stating that it would be sold on a ‘first come first served’ basis.... Last modified: 6th Sep 2021

Different Types of Constitution
Constitutional Law
Introduction: In conclusion, whether a constitution is codified or uncodified, flexible or inflexible, presidential or monarchical, republican or parliamentary, political or legal, the one thing they have in common is that all constitutions are unique.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

The Balance of Power between Federal and State Governments
Constitutional Law
Introduction: This essay will show how the powers of both federal and state governments are balanced under the Constitution of The United States of America (the constitution). To enable an assessment as to how the balance is achieved there is a need to understand the historical context in which it was created; this shall only be brief by highlight the start of the road towards a balancing of government. ... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

History of Miranda Rights (USA) - The Fifth Amendment
Criminal Law
Introduction: This paper is a full explanation of what the Miranda rights are, causes related to Miranda rights and most importantly, the cause of Miranda rights and its significance today.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Analysis of the 'Fruit of the Poisonous Tree' Doctrine
Constitutional Law
Introduction: The “fruit of the poisonous tree” is a doctrine that is very similar to the exclusionary rule. Under the fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine evidence obtained from illegal arrest, search or seizure is not admissible in the court of law.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

The Legal Environment of Business in the US
International Law
Introduction: In this case, we will look at the law that regulates businesses in United State of America. The paper outlines various laws that regulate businesses, their intended purpose in the business, and how they affect the business.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Causes and Effects of Prohibition Laws in the US
Constitutional Law
Introduction: Prohibition was not a law that was created in a short period of time. The 18th Amendment was long time in the making. Almost 100 years before the 18th Amendment, there was a religion revivalism that ran across the United States that pushed for temperance, or perfectionist.... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Insider Trading and Business Ethics
Business Law
Introduction: In this paper, we will discuss the meaning of an insider trading, who is an insider, the two types of insider trading, the ethics involved in insider trading, Martha Stewart’s scandal concerning insider trading, the Enron scandal VS. Martha Stewart scandal, the law view insider trading in the USA... Last modified: 31st Aug 2021

Six Types of Business Organizations
Business Law
Introduction: Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of each business type is imperative; since the right business organization is based on individual circumstances, not a magic bullet that works for everyone and every unique situation.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Checks and Balances within the United States Constitution
Constitutional Law
Introduction: Each branch of government checks the power of the other branches to be sure that every branch has equal power. The people of the United States put their trust into the government and in return want their rights to be protected. If all branches were run by themselves it would not be fair or constitutional.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Law Enforcement Code of Ethics for Police Officers
Introduction: Throughout an officer career He has referred to the Law Enforcement Code of Ethics which is a code that represents everything that a police officer should be. This code was established by the Peace Officer’s Research Association of California in 1956 and since then has made its way throughout the country to Police departments and its officers.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Should Euthanasia be Legal?
Medical Law
Introduction: Active euthanasia is criminal while passive euthanasia is non criminal. The big debate surrounding euthanasia is whether to consider it as voluntary thus becoming a suicide or involuntary murder. Further, there have been numerous arguments as to whether a certain death could be considered easy, happy, painless or wrongful.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Arguments for the Legalization of Same-sex Marriage
Family Law
Introduction: To make a valid argument concerning the legalization of homosexual marriage, one must consider a few important factors. First, is whether or not the right to marry one that should be granted to everyone regardless of sexual orientation. Secondly, is sexual orientation an innate feature or a personal choice?... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Majority Rule and Respect for Minority Rights
Administrative Law
Introduction: Democracy is a way of government of the people which is ruled by the people. Democracies understand the importance of protecting the rights, cultural identities, social practices, and religious practices of all individuals. In order for the people’s will to govern, a system of majority rule with respect to minority rights has been put into place.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021

Which Branch of Government in the US Has the Most Power?
Constitutional Law
Introduction: When taking things into consideration, the Legislative branch is the most powerful; with its ability to create laws, borrow money, collect taxes, regulate commerce, and most importantly develop a social contract with its citizens in return of ensuring safety and maintaining order.... Last modified: 26th Aug 2021