The Declaration of Independence is an extremely important document to the United States. Thomas Jefferson receives the most credit for writing the declaration, however he was assisted by five other men that were apart of the Constitutional Congress. They wrote the declaration to persuade the colonist to break free from Britain. The Declaration of Independence uses numerous persuasive appeals and language, including parallelism, pathos, and ethos.
The marginal case argument states that the mentally impaired and human infants have moral status than so should animals because there is not much difference in their ability to be rational. Moral status refers to the right to not be killed and tortured. This argument also promotes not only infant humans and the mentally impaired to be moral patients but animals as well. As moral patients have moral status without the need to have rationality.
When Robert Gonzalez was 17 years old, he was charged as an adult because the public defender said his actions were an”adult-like crime”. Robert Gonzalez was the “wheel-man” during a robbery. The sentenced Mr.Gonzalez got a sentence of 20 years with 4 months. Proposition 57 is mainly for the juveniles that are getting a second chance to go to rehab and to get better. Proposition 57 is trying to get passed because there are too many people that are getting put into prisons for reasons that can be solved another way. This proposition is wanting to allow non-violent criminals to get out of jail once their primary offense is done. Proposition 57 wants to get rid of prisoners that can get more help outside of prison. However, this proposition is not a get-out-of-jail free card. Doug Porter claims in the article, yes on prop 57, that “In the end, it was ballot measure passed by California voters in 2014 that eased crowding below the threshold set my federal courts in 2009. This proposition started because of the crowding in the prisons. Crowding of the prisons is a big issue because it calls for more
In salem 1692 many died because they were ‘deadly witches.’ The accused witches were once good and kind but then the devil possessed their bodies and caused them to do bad things like burn your burn your bread. What ever shall we do?! It’s so horrible and hysteria. In 1692 what caused the fear and hysteria of the salem witch trials, you ask? Well 3 little coocoo banana girls who wanted attention and power,they started 20 deaths and reveled in the revenge!
Douglass writing skills are further conveyed as magnificent through his logic-based argument. His logic-based argument comes through proving himself valid and credible, and developing uniform lines of reasoning. First and foremost, his validity is established early on, when he describes his background in vast amount of detail and even truthfully exclaims how he was separated from his parents, but that had an effect of which he did “not know” of and thus very miniscule. The reader carries many details about Douglass’ childhood, and Douglass illustrates the truth on how the separation did not affect him that much gains more credibility for him. The reason being is any slave who just starts off the narrative by complaining about his separation
Rachel backs his ethical approval of euthanasia with two strong arguments. His first argument is the “Utilitarian version of the argument” (Rachels, RIght Thing To Do, 350). This basic claim is that “any action or social policy is morally right if it serves to increase the amount of happiness in the world or to decrease the amount of misery” (Rachels, RTD, 350). Since those who would be euthanized would become relieved of their unpreventable and agonizing pain (i.e. misery) euthanasia would be morally right. His second argument is that as long as it is in everyone’s best interest, euthanizing a person is a morally acceptable act (Rachels, RTD, 352).
An example can be shown in the case, WPS, Inc. v. Expro Americas, LLC. In April 2006, WPS, Inc. offered to manufacture equipment for Expro Americas, LLC and Surface Production Systems (SPS). Expro and SPS both accepted the offer and handed in their requests. WPS accepted both orders, as well as required that by April 28, 2006, Expro and SPS must give their release for WPS to proceed to creating the goods and agree to pay any and all cancellation costs. They continued to try to settle and finally on May 9, 2006, Expro and SPS submitted a third purchase order. The third purchase order did not fulfill all of WPS’s requirements, but gave them permission to proceed with the manufacturing of the goods and confirmed that Expro and SPS would pay any cancellation costs. WPS began to work on the third order. Expro and SPS soon after cancelled the order; therefore WPS sent them an invoice for the cancellation costs. Expro and SPS however refused to pay the costs arguing that the contract was not enforceable because the additional terms in WPS’s acceptance had materially altered the contract. The parties operated as if they had additional time to resolve the problems with the terms of the contract, so as a result at trial, the jury and court found WPS to be entitled to the payment, however Expro and SPS both appealed. Finally, the Texas appellate court ruled that WPS had a contract with Expro and SPS and confirmed the judgment of the lower
Jury convicted on weapons possession but acquitted on possession of the trunk contents. D’s argued that the guns were in the possession of the girl and they did not have possession. D’s challenged the constitutionality of the New York State statute which allowed a charge of illegal possession if a gun was found in a car occupied by all individuals
The given argument essay prompt puts forth the conclusion that Hopewell’s economy can be best improved by building a golf course and a resort hotel similar to those in Ocean View. Although the given argument seems complete there are many unstated assumptions made by the author in his/her argument , which need to be addressed. Some of thses assumptions are considered below.
Edgar Allen Poe is a famous writer who is well-known for his short stories. The Cask of Amontillado is one of Poe’s short stories which is about two men, Montresor and Fortunato. Fortunato did something to Montresor, the act is unknown, but it angered Montresor badly enough to make him feel the need to seek revenge. The story portrays Montresor’s long, drawn out plan to kill Fortunato. In the story, it is clear that he was set on killing Fortunato, because of his actions and emotions shown toward Fortunato. The ongoing argument of whether Montresor should be held to capital punishment or not hasn’t been solved. Facts and evidence back up the claim that Montresor should be killed for his wrongdoing.
I do not believe there is a contract to convey real property between Wilbert Heikkila and David McLaughlin. McLaughlin agreed to buy three parcels of property for $145,000, $32,000 and $175,000. McLaughlin submitted his offer to Heikkila and earnest money checks. However after McLaughlin submitted the written offer to Heikkila, Heikkila changed the selling price of all three parcels, change the closing dates, and added a reservation. When Heikkila made changes to the existing offer this created a counteroffer and the first offer was automatically terminated and new offer was established. “A response by an offeree that contains terms and conditions different from or in addition to those of the offer. A counteroffer terminates the previous offer” (Cheeseman 2013). The mirror image rule states the “offeree must accept the terms as stated in the offer.” (Cheeseman 2013) “Minnesota has followed the `mirror image rule ' in analyzing acceptance of
The Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is an arrangement of regulations that are used to regulate sales and exchanges in the U.S. The UCC is not law, but rather statutes that can differ from one state to the next. Article 2 of the UCC is a model statute that has been accepted by each state, aside from Louisiana, and is utilized to settle issues with respect to the sale of merchandise. Products secured by the UCC are characterized as anything that is recognizable and transportable. Products that are secured by Article 2 may incorporate livestock, produce, hardware, or cars. Article 2 does exclude exchanges including service contracts or land sale. (Reed, 2013) pg. 98. The UCC applies if the agreement offers sale of merchandise in a business setting.
The doctrine was espoused in Central London Property Trust Ltd v High Trees House Ltd  KB 130. It requires of the promisor to honour a unilateral promise he made to the promisee who is not required to pay consideration from in certain circumstances. It was accepted as part of Australian contract law in Walton’s Stores Ltd v Maher (1988) 164 CLR 387. Brennan J listed the essential elements of an action for promissory estoppel as below;
Contract law is a form of the law which focuses on agreements made between two or more parties. Contracts can be made in an informal manner and can also be made formally. Most people would recognise a contract to be a formal written document which states the conditions, warranties and description of an offer being made. However, that is not always the case.