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Cohabitants’ Rights

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The judgment in Stack v Dowden [2007] UKHL 17 came amidst much criticism about the uncertainty which faces unmarried couples upon the breakdown of their relationship. The case establishes a new framework within which future cases about cohabitants’ rights are to be decided, which it is suggested will lead to greater certainty and simplicity. Critically assess the impact of Stack v Dowden in the light of case law decided both before it and afterwards. Continue reading

Away From Her

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Sarah Polley’s film adaption Away from Her represents healthcare issues through the marriage of Fiona and Grant. Critically reflect upon the represented issues in the film and/or Munro’s story and write a research paper (four to five pages) based on ONE of the following topics:

Is Grant’s decision of taking Fiona to an assisted living facility suitable for her conditions? How does the decision reveal about their marriage or love relationship?

Compare and/or contrast the scenes that depict Fiona’s progression of Alzheimer’s disease in Away from Her with those in “The Bear Came over the Mountain.” What element of Munro’s story is missing or dramatized in the film adaptation? Why? Continue reading

Role Play

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25 min ago your client got a phone call from her daughter-in-law that her water has broken and she is on her way to the hospital. A bedside family meeting has been requested by the patient, and family. They are a big and close knit group. It is Sunday and the client is in the hospital awaiting an important MRI that needs to be done right away. MRI’s are only completed during weekdays, so this test must wait until Monday. The time is not set. Continue reading

Ethical Theories & the Criminal Justice System

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In Chapter 13, the author discusses “Egoism, Pleasure, and Indifference.” Your assignment is to write about one of the following ethical theories: 1. Ethical egoism 2. Hedonism 3. Stoicism.  Your written response is a critical review of the theory, and its application to ethical and unethical behavior in the criminal justice system. Your information must be supported by additional research and written at a graduate level. Your response must include how this theory is applied to the field of criminal justice.  Continue reading

Impact of Media on Public Policy Debate

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There are more media choices available today to ordinary citizens than ever before. In fact, in the United States and in many other nations, citizens are dramatically decreasing the amount of time spent consuming news through traditional media, such as nightly news broadcasts and daily newspapers. Instead, citizens are dramatically increasing the amount of time spent on a vast array of alternative news resources. Therefore, media outlets—whether on television, in print, or on the Internet—need to digest often-complex policy issues into small snippets that can be understood and communicated in a short amount of time.

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Branding Reflection

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Identify a product that has significant meaning to you – specifically, a product that you have brand loyalty towards and answer the following questions:Think back to when you learned about and adopted this product. Explain where you would have fallen within Rogers’ Diffusion of Innovation Theory.
Think about this product today. Where does it fall within the Product Life Cycle? Explain your rationale.Think about this product compared to similar products:What is this product’s brand and positioning statement ? What is its  branding strategy ? Why are you loyal to this brand? What type of emotional connection or ownership do you feel towards this brand?  What (if anything) would cause you to switch to a different brand? Continue reading

The Legislative Branch in Action

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The senators and representatives who make up the legislative branch each have different agendas, priorities, and policy initiatives that they wish to usher through the public policy process. It is clearly not easy for any one member of Congress to have laws enacted to suit all of his or her policy priorities. In fact, very few bills proposed in either the House or the Senate ever become law. This week’s Learning resources help explain just why a fraction of these proposed bills are actually enacted. Therefore, the prioritization of public policy is an extremely important part of the inner workings of the legislative branch.

The process by which those priorities are organized is often the result of compromise, conflict, and outside pressure both from the president and rulings from the federal courts. Continue reading

Courage in The Open Boat & The Signal

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In this Paper, you will be building two stories by considering and analyzing both stories. You will be developing a comparison/contrast paper that focuses on bringing in appropriate material. Your thesis statement should include the stories and the theme. The theme of both stories will be: Courage.

After reviewing the above materials, develop a thesis and outline for this Paper. You will include two short stories: The Open Boat & The Signal Continue reading

Women’s Reproductive Rights

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Reproductive rights remain a controversial issue, not only in the United States, but in many countries around the world. Although formal laws address this issue at the federal and state levels, it would be shortsighted to view this conversation as occurring only within the hallways of government. In fact, perhaps no issue has galvanized more stakeholders in recent times than reproductive rights. Institutions, religious groups, grassroots organizations, women’s rights organizations, and international bodies such as the United Nations have weighed in on reproductive rights around the world. Continue reading

Decision Making & Judgement

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Compare and contrast the 2 major paradigms we’ve used to look at decision making & judgment so far: rational theories (e.g., expected value/utility) and more descriptive theories (prospect theory and others). Discuss the tenets and the major implications of the theories. What are their major advantages and limitations’ Which is the most influential’ Why’ Can they be reconciled’

Which heuristic or bias do you feel has the biggest impact on practical decision making’ Why’ Why does the heuristic or bias you’ve chosen occur’ Compare it to some of the other well-known heuristics and biases. Discuss the implications of your choice for at least 2 different types of decision making such as personal, group, managerial, political, parental, consumer, etc. Continue reading

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