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  • ...eenth and eighteenth weeks of pregnancy. After quickening, however, common law was less clear as to whether abortion was considered a crime. In the United ...before the courts eventually resulted in the need for clarification of the law by the Supreme Court. After considering many abortion-related appeals and p
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  • ...of insurance" without interference from federal regulation, unless federal law specifically provides otherwise.</p> ...n>[[Preempt|preempt]]</span> a state law enacted for that purpose. A state law has the purpose of regulating the insurance industry if it has the "end, in
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  • ...h a notification process to provide information about sex offenders to law enforcement agencies and, when appropriate, to the public. The type of notification is ...Columbia, and the Federal Government had enacted some variation of Megan's Law.
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  • Despite concerns about a lessening of competition, U.S. law has left firms relatively free to buy or sell entire companies or specific ...ime for review usually is when the merger is first proposed. This requires enforcement agencies and courts to forecast market trends and future effects. Merger ca
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  • ...he trafficking. U.S. officials blame the alleged corruption of Mexican law enforcement officials for allowing large-scale traffickers to continue their operations ...dministration]]</span> has sought to develop closer ties with Mexican drug enforcement officials. However, concern about the corruption of government officials ha
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  • ...lieved that this set of warnings would create a uniform policy for all law enforcement officers to follow. The penalty for ignoring the ''Miranda'' warning was th ... Self-Inflicted Wound: The Warren Court's Revolutionary Ruling in Criminal Law''. New York: Macmillan.
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  • ...criminal justice system, and the'' <span>[[International Law|international law]]</span> ''of armed conflict.'' ...y of <span>[[Martial Law|martial law]]</span> in situations where ordinary law is insufficient to secure public safety and private rights.
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  • ... call upon the National Guard for emergencies that are prescribed by state law. ... include sanctions for states or individuals who failed to comply with the law. As a result, the act had little legal weight and served mostly as a recomm
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  • ...ndered decisions in disputes, and the tenets of the codes guaranteed their enforcement.</p> <ul><li>[[Mine and Mineral Law]]</li></ul>
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  • {{Law school case}} ...iranda, one of the petitioners in the case, is a list of rights that a law enforcement officer must read to anyone arrested for a criminal act.
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  • ...o "raise the hue and cry" by reporting crimes, especially felonies, to law enforcement authorities (''Branzburg v. Hayes'', 408 U.S. 665, 92 S. Ct. 2646, 33 L. Ed ...ew that the felony was committed; (3) the defendant did not notify any law enforcement or judicial officer; and (4) the defendant took affirmative steps to concea
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  • ...type="article"><p><i>[</i>Latin, Method of working.<i>] A term used by law enforcement authorities to describe the particular manner in which a crime is committed <ul><li>[[Criminal Law]]</li><li> [[Criminal Procedure]]</li></ul>
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  • ...rposes. The high daily volume of wire transfers makes it difficult for law enforcement agencies to trace these transactions. ...istan. In September 2002, the <span>[[Drug Enforcement Administration|Drug Enforcement Administration]]</span> opened a museum exhibit in New York entitled "Targe
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  • ...d for more appropriate, vigorous, and equitable actions on the part of law enforcement and the courts in response to alcohol-related traffic deaths and injuries. ...and goals and new objectives. Five main areas are addressed: youth issues, enforcement of laws, sanctions, self-sufficiency, and responsible marketing and service
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  • ...tages of a criminal case, such as police investigation and sentencing. Law enforcement personnel often consider potential motives in detecting perpetrators. Judge
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  • ...tion to jurisdiction. Under the <span>[[Common Law|common law]]</span>, or law made by courts, murder was the unlawful killing of a human being with malic ...rder. The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts found that Massachusetts law permits psychiatric evidence to attack the premeditation aspect of murder.
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  • ...g to statistics from the U.S. <span>[[Drug Enforcement Administration|Drug enforcement administration]]</span>, between 10,000 and 24,000 metric tons of marijuana The efforts of law enforcement officers have had some effect on the use and transfer of narcotics in the p
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  • ...rd provides emergency aid to victims of national disasters and assists law enforcement authorities during civil emergencies.</p> ...ies like civil disturbances, riots, and natural disasters, and helping law enforcement agencies to keep illegal drugs off the streets.</p>
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  • ...everse the economic collapse of the Great Depression. NIRA was signed into law on June 16, 1933, and was to remain in effect for two years. It attempted t ... 30-hour workweek. Some senators were concerned that the act suspended the enforcement of <span>[[Antitrust Laws|antitrust laws]]</span> at the same time that it
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  • ...RML legal seminars, notifies NORML of important judicial decisions and law enforcement trends, and provides NORML with copies of briefs and other legal documents. ...legia, and the side effects of chemotherapy, despite the fact that federal law still prohibits such use. As of 2003, nine states (Alaska, Arizona, Califor
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