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Law Final Paper

Choose one of the topics attached.

The final version of your researched argument should be eight (8) to ten (10) pages in length, and should incorporate at least seven (7) sources.

In addition to fulfilling the specifics of the assignment, a successful paper must also meet the following criteria:

  • Viewpoint and purpose should be clearly established and sustained
  • Assignment should follow the conventions of Standard American English (correct grammar, punctuation, etc.)
  • Writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful
  • Your work should display superior content, organization, style, and mechanics
  • Appropriate APA citation style should be followed.
  • You should also make sure to:
  • Include a title page with full name, class name, section number, and date
  • Include an introductory and concluding paragraph and demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard American English
  • Use examples to support your Discussion
  • Cite all sources on a separate referen
  • ce page at the end of your paper and cited within the body of your paper using APA format

Your annotated bibliography should contain no fewer than seven (7) sources

How a Bill becomes a Law

In a 5-6 page paper, describe how a bill becomes a law. Please include references to back up your statements. All steps in the legislative process should be discussed and explained.

In applying how a bill becomes a law, research the Stolen Valor Act and identify all of the steps in the legislative process for the passing of this particular law. Note that the current law was not the first proposed bill before it was finally signed into law in 2013. Make sure that you compare the different versions of the bill that were presented to the House and Senate and explain why it died in the Senate, and how it was finally passed and signed into law.

Your analysis should also include the intention behind the bill, the success of the final bill, and how the goals of the initial proponents were impacted by the political process.

Journal constitution

For this journal entry, please review current events in the news or in your area where you live.(Arizona) Are there any recent laws, state cases of federal cases that deal with an unreasonable search and seizure as protected under the Fourth Amendment? Any use of a state’s police power that intrudes upon an individual’s right to privacy? Any national security issues that may limit our right to privacy?

Federal Preemption versus State Action

should states have power to legislate? What is federal preemption?what does “state action” mean?

Constitutional Journal

For this journal entry please review current events in the news or in your area where you live (arizona). Are there any recent Constitutional issues being discussed that affect commerce or the federal government’s regulation of business? Does this federal regulation hurt or harm the business and what constitutional issues are being raised?

summarize the purpose of the Tenth Amendment

In a 4–6 page paper summarize the purpose of the Tenth Amendment and what powers are reserved to the states, what powers are reserved to the federal government, and which cases should be decided in state courts or federal courts. Additionally, discuss federal preemption and where in the Constitution federal preemption is discussed. Finally, explain the concept of a state’s Police Power. Make sure that you provide information regarding Supreme Court (federal or state) cases that have discussed each concept.

Common Law

Common law has evolved in a written sense through the passing down of cases and rulings by courts on specific issues. That creates a fair amount of uncertainty as the person with the next case does not necessarily know how the matter will be fully resolved. Do you believe that common law is effective in resolving disputes among private citizens? Why or why not?

Constitutional Journal

For this journal entry please review current events in the news or in your area where you live (Arizona). Are there any recent events in which a criminal case may eventually evolve into a civil law suit? What was the criminal act that occurred and who has the right to sue the defendant in a civil court room? What was the injury that took place? Is the injury involving both criminal charges and civil claims? Who is the plaintiff in the criminal case and who is the plaintiff in the civil case? Please focus on a criminal defendant whose acts may result in a civil wrong.

Virtuous and Vicious Acts in Law Enforcement

“Virtuous and Vicious Acts in Law Enforcement” Please respond to the following:
Read the article titled “When Not to Arrest an Abuser in a Domestic Violence Case,” located at Next, explain the two (2) factors that you believe would be the most critical for police to consider before making an arrest in a domestic violence situation.
The article suggests that the criminal justice system may not be the best place to deal with domestic violence misdemeanors. Indicate whether you believe these domestic violence situations should be handled by the criminal justice system or by some other social service organization. Provide at least one (1) example to support your opinion.

Decision Making in Collegial Courts

“Decision Making in Collegial Courts” Please respond to the following:
Describe at least four (4) factors that affect the decision-making process through collegial contact between judges. Provide a rationale for your response.
Compare and contrast two (2) of the four (4) theories that influence acceptance of a case for appeal, as discussed in Chapter 13 of the text. Identify the theories that you believe are the most effective during the appeals process at increasing the likelihood that an appeal would be granted. Provide a rationale in your response

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