CJ2400 US Corrections .D. 1.2-Much of the history of corrections in the United States can be traced back to the Auburn and Pennsylvania systems of punishment. What if the Auburn silent system was chosen over the Pennsylvania system of punishment? How different would corrections be today? In addition to the problems the Auburn system presented in the past, what additional problems would the system present in modern society and how might the system be beneficial in today’s society? 1.3- Three strikes laws have become popular in recent years after the abduction and murder of Polly Klaas in 1993. The goal […]
Prepare a brief of the case you chose to read earlier in this learning plan. For information about the essential elements of a brief, review the Case Brief Tutorial. The cases you may choose from are: Hylton v. United States, 3 US 171 (1796) Dred Scott. v. Sanford, 60 US 393 (1857) Brown v. Board of Education, 347 US 483 (1954) Roe v. Wade, 410 US 113 (1973) United States v. Nixon, 418 US 683 (1974) Your brief should be no fewer than 650 words in length and should follow these guidelines: Double-spaced 12 point Times font One inch margins […]
For this assignment you will continue to work with the case of The Church of Narnia v. The ABCD Company, introducted in the first life skills assignment. Using the research you previously conducted (and the cases you found) for life skills assignment number 2 write a one to two page memorandum predicting the outcome of the The Church of Narnia v. The ABCD Company. Feel free to conduct additional research if necessary. Make sure that your memos include not only your conclusions but your reasons for who you predict will win this case.
Please provide a brief answer to each of the following questions: 1. What is order paper and what is bearer paper? 2. What are the main types of negotiable instruments? 3. What is the law merchant? 4. Who owns a corporation? 5. Who are the promoters of a corporation? 6. What is a de-facto corporation? 7. What is the function of the board of directors in a corporation? 8. What does it mean to pierce the corporate veil?
Other than impeachment, there is no constitutional mechanism to discipline judges. Congress enacted a statute; however, that allows judges to discipline themselves. The Judicial Conduct and Disability Act of 1980 28 U.S.C. 372, which provides that cases may be temporarily reassigned from judges, private or public sanctions, may be issued and in extreme cases, a file may be reported to Congress for consideration of impeachment. Is this law constitutional? What if cases are repeatedly reassigned from an Article II judge – would this be constitutional? Would it be constitutional for Congress to delegate to the Supreme Court the authority to […]
Prepare a brief of Arizona v. United States (decided June 25, 2012), which you read earlier in this learning plan. For information about the essential elements of a brief, review the Case Brief Tutorial. Your brief should be no fewer than 650 words in length and should follow these guidelines: Double-spaced 12 point Times font One inch margins Bluebook or Cornell site citation method (Title page, Citations, Reference page, and quotes over three lines do not count towards the minimum page limit) Correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation
Landlord-Tenant Law Worth 220 points HINT: See Chapters 29 and 30 of the text to help understand some of the legal issues covered in this assignment. Larry Landlord has recently renovated an apartment and has put it on the market to be rented for $800.00 a month. Larry Landlord has been in business for approximately five (5) years and has had both positive and negative experiences with tenants. Larry Landlord is hoping to find a good, long-term tenant for his apartment. Roger Renter saw Larry’s sign for the apartment for rent and thought the location and the apartment would be […]
Using the case you chose to read for Learning Activity #7 or #8 of this Learning Plan, fully brief the case identifying the essential elements of a brief. For information about the essential elements of a brief, review the Case Brief Tutorial. The cases you may choose from are: Relating to Delegation: Whitman v. American Trucking Associations, 531 U.S. 457 (2001) Touby v. United States, 500 U.S. 160 (1991) Gomez v. United States, 490 U.S. 858 (1989) Peretz v. United States, 501 U.S. 923 (1991) Relating to Preemption: American Ins. Ass’n v. Garamendi, 539 U.S. 396 (2003) Crosby v. National […]
Using one of the cases you read for Learning Activity #8 of this Learning Plan, fully brief the case identifying the essential elements of a brief. For information about the essential elements of a brief, review the Case Brief Tutorial. The cases you can choose from are: Reno v. American Civil Liberties Union 512, U.S. 844 (1997) Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 535 U.S. 234 (2002) Your brief should be no fewer than 650 words in length and follow these guidelines: Double-spaced 12 point Times font One inch margins Bluebook or Cornell site citation method (Title page, Citations, Reference page, […]
With the various constraints placed on the criminal justice system, such as budgets, staffing, and overcrowding, the use of probation and other community corrections alternatives has increased in recent years. Probation, as a result of this increased reliance, had become a vital part of the correctional system. For this assignment, write a 1-2 page single-spaced letter as a probation offer to a newly appointed state judge that is skeptical of sentencing convicted criminals to probation. To persuade the judge to consider probation as an alternative sanction include the following: 1. Development of probation. 2. Advantages of probation. 3. Legal rights […]