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The Monkey Trial
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12 pages in length. The infamous 'Monkey Trial,' so named for the trial of the century in which legal defense lawyer Clarence Darrow squared off with William Jennings Bryan. These two well-known attorneys were arguing the case in which John Thomas Scopes, represented by Darrow, was on trial for violating Tennessee law by teaching evolution. This interesting paper looks at this trial and the argument between creationism vs. evolution. Bibliography lists 15 sources.
Filename: JGAmonky.wps

Anita Hill / The Challenge, The Denial, & The Impact
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A 10 page examination of the 1991 congressional hearing regarding Anita Hill's allegations of sexual harassment against then nominee for the Supreme Court Clarence Thomas, the public perceptionof the case, and the overall impact. Biblioography lists six sources.
Filename: Anitahil.wps

Brief Legal Analysis of Microsoft Versus the U.S. Government
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This 5 page report discusses the issues surrounding the recent lawsuit filed against the Microsoft Corporation by the U.S. Department of Justice. What issues were at hand? Why did the government believe it had a legitimate case? The question uppermost in the concerns regarding the case focused more on the fact that Microsoft violated the terms of a 1995 consent decree, and continued what the government called illegal and anti-competitive practices. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Filename: BWmicdojwps

Chief Justices
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A 3 page paper which discusses various aspects of two particular court cases and the Chief Justices of the Supreme Court which presented the court's opinion. The court cases are Worcester v. Georgia (1832) and Wisconsin v. Mitchell (1993). The judges discussed are, respectively, John Marshall and William H Rehnquist. Both of the cases presented dealt with issues of race and culture. Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Filename: RAjudges.wps

Corruption in the Courts
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This 10 page paper looks at abuse of power and evidence tampering. Several famous cases are used for illustrative purposes such as the trials involving Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, O.J. Simpson and Mumia Abu-Jamal. The Bill Clinton hearing is also referenced. Details of these cases, in terms of evidence and abuse of power, are duly noted. Bibliography lists 7 sources.
Filename: SA015Crt.wps

Court Cases Concerning Religion and Constitutional Rights in Public Schools
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A 5 page paper which discusses three important court cases which deal with religion in public schools. The cases discussed are Everson v. Board of Education (1947), Engel v. Vitale (1962), and Pickering v. Board of Education (1968). Bibliography lists 5 sources.
Filename: RAreligschl.wps

Equitable Distribution in New York
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A 25 page paper. The state of New York is an Equitable Distribution state. This is different than a community property state in which all marital property is simply divided in half between the two divorcing partners. Equitable distribution means that marital property, which includes assets and debts, is to be divided in an equitable fashion. That division may or may not be equal. How this came about can be found in a variety of court cases. Several cases are outlined. Three cases are discussed at length: O'Brien v O'Brien; McSparron v McSparron; and Grunfeld v Grunfeld. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Filename: PGnydiv.wps

Killers of Children: Their Cases and Sentences
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6 pages in length. Perhaps one of the most horrific and certainly most newsworthy of crimes is that of mothers who kill their children. That a mother could take the life of those she gave life to is an unthinkable act, one that nobody can truly understand. This paper focuses on the cases as well as the verdicts of two of the most well-known convicted killers, that of Susan Smith of South Carolina and Darlie Routier of Texas. Bibliography lists 3 sources.
Filename: JGAuscase.wps

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