Law

Link between Juvenile Delinquency and Childhood abuse

Delinquency and Childhood Abuse Research has highlighted a very important link between delinquency and childhood abuse. However, apart from delinquency, childhood abuse has also been linked with several other negative outcomes. People who have experienced childhood abuse are 5 times more likely than those who have not to be ill with PTSD.  The likelihood of being …

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McCulloch V Maryland

Landmark Supreme Court Cases : McCulloch V Maryland (1819)   McCulloch V Maryland was a landmark case decided by the Supreme Court in 1819 that affirmed the superior status of the Federal government relative to the states. Supreme Court also affirmed Congress’ role and its powers through the case. It reasserted the implied powers of …

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Void for Vagueness

Void for Vagueness Vagueness or ambiguity is an important issue concerning criminal laws. Any such law that is vague or ambiguous leaves a scope for misuse. This topic has been addressed through the use of Void for Vagueness Doctrine. It is a constitutional rule regarding clarity in the criminal laws.  The law asserts that  the …

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Debate on voter id laws

Voter ID laws: Restrictive or Not   There has been a strong debate around the voter id laws. A large section of people and politicians believes that these laws are highly restrictive in nature. As per them, the most likely result of these laws will be the disenfranchisement of a large section of voting public. Indiana was …

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Affirmative action Policies: Are the Outcomes Affirmative or Negative

Affirmative action Policies: Affirmative or Negative The debate over whether the Affirmative action laws achieved the intended outcome has continued for long. If we are to believe the critics of affirmative action, the laws have achieved anything but equality. The laws have given rise to more discrimination against the minority and the women. Affirmative action …

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Business Partnership types and their pros and cons.

Partnership in Business and Its Types Partnership: Partnership implies shared ownership where two people or more share the ownership of a single business. The partners don’t just share the profits and losses of the business but contribute to every aspect of the business, whether it is the money, resources, labor, or even skills. Since a partnership …

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What is a sole proprietorship? What are its advantages and disadvantages?

 What is a sole proprietorship? What are its advantages and disadvantages? Sole proprietorship is the most common form of business. It is also the simplest structure and the one that is the easiest to start, usually requiring no or scarce formal action. The most important feature of a sole proprietorship is that there is no distinction …

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CONTRACT ELEMENTS

Elements in a legally enforceable contract Contracts: Contracts are a very important part of business agreements. Before two parties form an agreement it is essential that they know their duties and benefits well. Each party is required to perform its duty. Contracts are promises that are enforceable by law. Two parties are believed to have …

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