|Lochner v. New York : A 5 page paper which
values and principles of Lochner v. New York and also
examines how this case relates to a few other law cases since.
This was a case which dealt with issues involving workers
rights in relationship to the amount of hours that an employee
could work when concerning an agreement between an
employer and employee. It addressed how much input or
influence the government or the state had in relationship to such
arrangements. Bibliography lists 3 sources. Ralochn.wps
The Importance of the Jury System :
Beginning with an
appropriate overview of why the U.S. Founding Fathers saw the
need for a jury system, this well-prepared 8 page essay argues
that the jury still remains an ultimate symbol of true American
Democracy. Recent Supreme Court decisions as well as the
linkage between jury service and other rights of political
participation are discussed. Bibliography lists 6 sources.
Grand Juries : An 8 page research paper which
early history of the grand jury system, specifically how it
evolved in England; and then looks at how the grand jury is
perceived today in our modern system. The writer gives an
overview of grand jury procedures and then discusses the
controversy which has raged for years as to whether or not it
should be continued. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Mock Juries / Pros and Cons : 12 pages in length. A
verdict can be the difference between life and death for the
person on trial. Filling the jury box is no guessing game,
especially with the advent of mock -- or shadow -- juries, a
group of people who play out the trial before it actually begins.
The writer gives an overview of the duties of a juror, as well as
addresses both the pros and cons of employing the mock jury
Jury Nullification : This 10 page paper addresses
of jury nullification and focuses on a 1998 article which
appeared in the Spectator. The premise that nullification is
acceptable is argued with the support of other articles.
Examples are provided and the O.J. Simpson case is referenced
several times. Bibliography lists 4 sources. Sa278crm.wps
Legal Services Assistance For the Poor : This 10
research paper examines legal service assistance available to the
poor in civil cases. Specifically explored are the history of such
legal services, what services are provided, who qualifies for
services, pro bono lawyers offering such services, and agencies
which handle legal services, with particular emphasis upon
Pennsylvania. Bibliography lists 7 sources. Lawpoor.wps
What Makes A Trial Political? : A 5
page paper that
explores this question in light of racial and political currents in
regards to four cases: Sacco-Vanzetti, Julius and Ethel
Rosenberg, The Scottsboro Brothers, and The Black Panthers.
Bibliography lists 5 sources. Whatmake.wps
Cameras In The Courtroom / Right Or
A 5 page paper discussing the role of cameras in the courtroom
and proclaiming the need to keep them there. Bibliography lists
five sources. Cameras.wps
Cameras In The Courtroom : 14 pages in length. The
addresses how the presence of television cameras in today's
courtrooms presents quite a dichotomy with regard to the legal
and ethical ramifications surrounding the hotly debated issue.
Opponents of such allowances claim there exists a multitude of
problems stemming from the media having access inside the
courtroom, while proponents say it is every citizen's right to see
what is going on in the present judicial system. No matter
which way one's opinion may stand, the fact remains that
cameras in the courtroom have created an unprecedented
obstacle that has both sides debating whether the final outcome
of any given trial will been influenced one way or another.
Bibliography lists 9 sources. CourtCam.wps
When Children Must Testify / Philosophy Of The Shield
Laws : A 20 page paper that takes an in-depth look at some of
the problems associated with cases in which children must
testify in court, and the possible effects of shield laws that are
beginning to be commonplace. Bibliography lists 12+ sources.