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  • ...ber 1994. The resulting financial crisis threatened the stability of other emerging-market economies in Latin America. The United States led a group of interna ...or the trafficking. U.S. officials blame the alleged corruption of Mexican law enforcement officials for allowing large-scale traffickers to continue thei
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  • ''The procedure that governs the authorization of attorneys to practice law before the state and federal courts.'' Statutes, rules, and regulations governing admission to practice law have been enacted to protect the public interest, in terms of preventing th
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  • ...agreement in history," an accord that "signals the new world order that is emerging." The treaty grew out of a 1989 proposal by Bush that the superpowers each *[[International Law]]
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  • ''The chief law enforcement officer of the United States or of a state government, typicall ...<span>[[U.S. Justice Department|U.S. Justice Department]]</span> and chief law officer of the federal government. He or she represents the United States i
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  • ...s Bacon, the lord keeper of the great seal, and Lady Ann, whose brother-in-law was Baron Burghley (William Cecil), the first minister to Queen Elizabeth I ...gal philosophies, in this case theories that viewed the law and justice as emerging from social life and experience.</p>
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  • Once considered a shameful last resort, bankruptcy in the United States is emerging as an acceptable method of resolving serious financial troubles. A record o ...their assets or restructure their finances to fund their debts. Bankruptcy law provides that individual debtors may keep certain exempt assets, such as a
    24 KB (3,624 words) - 14:22, 30 August 2011
  • ...e life, which was authorized by the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea. ...sly addressed by <span>[[International Law|international law]]</span>. The emerging need for transborder cooperation in the areas of transportation, land use,
    11 KB (1,736 words) - 13:01, 12 November 2010
  • ...es in Global and National Commerce Act. The statute, which was signed into law by President <span>[[Bill Clinton|Bill Clinton]]</span> on June 30, 2000, h Secretariat on Electronic Commerce. 1997. ''The Emerging Digital Economy.'' Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Commerce.
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  • ...ications technology. The association is committed to providing lawyers and law students concerned with the legal and practical aspects of computers, compu ...by nonsoftware specialists; negotiating contracts for custom software; and emerging national information systems, such as the national <span>[[Securities|secur
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  • It is the policy of the law to encourage the formation of contracts between competent parties for lawfu ...term quasi-contract is a more accurate designation of contracts implied in law. Implied contracts are as binding as express contracts. An implied contract
    76 KB (12,739 words) - 13:28, 12 November 2010
  • ...n>[[Divorce|divorce]]</span> or separation proceeding. Joint custody is an emerging concept that involves the apportionment of custody between the parents duri ...urisdiction relinquishes it. The Commissioners on Uniform Laws updated the law in 1997 with the approval of the Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enf
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  • ... an apprenticeship with a law firm in Youngstown, Ohio. There, he read the law and passed the bar exam in 1878 at the age of 21. Returning home, he marrie ...l reformer who would one day become governor. He began a mentorship in the law and politics of reform under Altgeld that would last until Altgeld's death.
    21 KB (3,505 words) - 14:37, 6 January 2010
  • ...tion and <span>[[Black Power Movements|black power movements]]</span> were emerging in the United States. The <span style="text-decoration: underline;">B</span ... Pelletier and ex-Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal, both convicted of killing law enforcement officers. She has continued to call for the decriminalization o
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  • ...the Handicapped Act or the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, the law was established in 1975 in response to studies showing that more than half ...ldings be accessible to disabled persons. Originally enacted in 1968, this law requires each of four federal agencies—the <span>[[Department Of Housing
    30 KB (4,551 words) - 16:34, 6 January 2010
  • ...ates for her senior year at Spelman. Before long, she was caught up in the emerging <span>[[Civil Rights Movement|civil rights movement]]</span>. After a campu ...CP]]</span>). In New York, Edelman received NAACP training in civil rights law for one year. She moved to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1964 and became the fir
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  • E-mail is less secure than traditional mail, even though federal law protects e-mail from unauthorized tampering and interception. Under the Ele ...tion about private mail to third parties, neither may e-mail services. The law provides criminal and civil penalties for violators: In cases of third-part
    5 KB (686 words) - 16:16, 18 March 2010
  • ...acks on personal honor and reputation. In modern societies, the systems of law and public justice are closely related to ethics in that they determine and ...many actions that will not bear ethical scrutiny. In other words, what the law permits or requires is not necessarily what is ethically right. For instanc
    16 KB (2,398 words) - 15:57, 4 February 2010
  • ... the press. The ''Barnette'' and ''Taylor'' decisions signaled the Court's emerging support of the notion that freedom of speech extends to symbolic as well as ...U.S. flag. He was later arrested for violating the Texas Venerated Objects Law (Tex. Penal Code Ann. § 42.09(a)(3) [Vernon 1974]), which outlawed intenti
    12 KB (1,914 words) - 15:24, 30 August 2010
  • ...insurance and <span>[[Workers' Compensation|workers' compensation]]</span> law. ...elates to teachers and students. For hundreds of years, the English common-law concept shaped the rights and responsibilities of public school teachers: u
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  • ...s who are under the age of legal majority—at'' <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span>, ''21 years, now generally 18 years. According to the sense in whi ...ights]]</span> has evolved into a highly controversial and dynamic area of law.
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