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    The park looks like a long forgotten town in the middle of a busy neighborhood. Trash lines the chain link fencing that surrounds the area. The empty swings sway in the breeze and stagnant tennis balls line the tennis courts. She opens her car door and exits her government issued vehicle. It is hard to believe that just a few days ago they had received the call that little Candra Wade had been abducted at this very park. Though Naia was not new on the job, she was certainly new to the missing child

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    Paislee Monologue Ideas

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    Paislee 's pov I allowed my body to flow effortlessly as I was very closely surrounded by all of my friends and quiet a few people I barely even knew. We had been dancing at my sweet 16 as I began to lose all track of time. I was wearing the dress I had picked out a week before with my nude heals and I felt beautiful. The party was held at my friends house because she had insisted on it. She had decorated the entire place with blue and black and covered it with polkadots. The cake was huge and

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    Children all over the world as young as five and up are involved with sports. Sports offer a great way to acquire traits such as leadership, communication, time management, and discipline (UK). It's healthy for kids to put down video games and associate themselves with physical activity. But parents and coaches are now pushing kids a lot harder than ever. This usually leads to an injury or burnout. Pushing kids too hard destroys them physically and emotionally. Consequently, children drop out of

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    It was a beautiful spring day in the little town of Battle Creek. Everywhere the snow was melting and the town which for the longest time seemed dead and dreary, was now alive and full of people. Wagons rolled down the street and little boys darted in and out of the crowd chasing one another and playing with there wooden swords. Jacobus cared not for their play, for he was twelve and was a big boy now. Jacobus ducked under wagons and zipped through the crowed streets. He then slipped onto a cobblestone

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    while we were on the bench not playing we

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    Elaine Harmon Case

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    On March 6 28-years-old Courtney Elaine Harmon of Ponderosa Drive, Hickory was arrested by Catawba County Sheriff’s Officers. She’s been charged on bills of indictment with two counts apiece of possession with intent to sell and deliver (PWIMSD) methamphetamine and selling methamphetamine. Also, Harmon is charged with possession with intent to sell and deliver schedule I controlled substance, sale and delivery of schedule I controlled substance and manufacture, sell, deliver, or possess a controlled

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    1. Outline the main characteristics of a common law legal system. “Common law dates from the 11th century when William I set up Royal Courts to apply a uniform (common) system of law across the whole of England” (Hughes & Ferrett 2011). Until that time there were laws that were differently interpreted from one city to another. “Common law is generally uncodified system. This means that there is no comprehensive compilation of legal rules and statutes. While common law does rely on some scattered

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    How does people always make false faces in front of somebody? Did we get used with being a pretender to others? “Misanthrope” is a comic play created by Moliere. Misanthrope came from the Greek word misanthropia which means hatred of humankind or distrust to humankind. Famous philosophers of the world like Aristotle, Socrates and Plato had discussion about the hatred among their fellowmen for the reason that they continue to fail their expectation. In Moliere’s play Alceste is another example of

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    The American Government is made up of three branches: judicial, legislative, and executive. Americans are very fortunate to have a judicial system in the United States, which is based on the idea that everyone is innocent until proven guilty. The same problems still happen today in 2018 that happened in 1957 when the movie Twelve Angry Men by MGM was made. Common reasons jury duty is not popular include taking time off work, not getting the same amount of pay as if one is at work, and simply just

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    Throughout the Harry Potter series, it can be seen that the most significant female character is Hermione Granger. The portrayal of Hermione shows Rowling believes about how women should behave as she is seen as the epitome of girl power (Pham, 2014). Her cleverness are shown throughout the series where she is seen to read and study a lot. Besides being smart, Hermione is known to be brave as she follows Harry’s battle to fight Voldemort by defeating the rivals. Other than that, she is known for

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    Bench Warrant Essay

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    Bench warrants, which are sometimes referred to as body attachments, are among the most common types of warrants issued. The basic bench warrant legal definition covers warrants that were issued by a judge, that is from the bench. Unlike the typical arrest warrant, therefore, bench warrants are not issued based on suspected criminal activity. Instead, the judge will issue them for failure to appear in court, to pay a fine and/or obey other court orders. When you do any of the above, you will be

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    Script for IOP Rationale I chose to do my IOP as a TV show because I think that it is a good way of explaining the ideas in the poetry written by Sylvia Plath. My inspiration came from YouTube channels such as CrashCourse and tv shows such as Voices from the Air. I strongly believe that a creative presentation like this will help in the process of explaining the poem “Totem” than doing a purely analytical presentation. Thank you! Introduction Thank you for tuning into Channel 9. You are about to

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    Structural-functionalism Structural-functionalism is the idea that society is build by different structures, residing within it, making the cohesion of society stronger. Not all structures are perceivable by the individual - for example the time a certain culture/society eats. In Danish educational institutions, it is common to eat lunch at 11-12am, since one arrives at about 8am - this in turn means that the average time a family dines is usually between 6 and 7pm, whereas in Spain, where work

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    Desiree's Baby Symbolism

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    The short story, “Desiree’s Baby”, by Kate Chopin addresses several issues that played a major role in the Antebellum South. Desiree, abandoned as a child, receives new hope when she is found and raised by Madame Valmonde. At a young age, Desiree quickly falls in love with Armand, who would later cause destruction and misery in their marriage. With the birth of their child, Armand and Desiree face racial tensions and conflicts within themselves. Throughout the story, Chopin shows the prominent role

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    A court-martial is a military court. A court-martial is empowered to determine the guilt of members of the armed forces subject to military law, and, if the defendant is found guilty, to decide upon punishment. Most militaries maintain a court-martial system to try cases in which a breach of military discipline may have occurred. In addition, courts-martial may be used to try prisoners of war for war crimes. The Geneva Convention requires that prisoner of wars who are on trial for war crimes

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    Politicians occupy a very special place in our society. As voters, we choose them to make the rules that we all have to live by, and as taxpayers, we trust them to take some of our money and spend it in a way that benefits us all. It's perhaps unsurprising then, that being a politician is not like any other job. If you're reading this it's because you want to become a politician. Great! But unfortunately, you don't choose to be a politician. Instead, you are chosen to be a politician. At the end

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    Jury System Dbq

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    Is the American Jury System still a Good Idea? In the American Judicial System today, there is a choice between trial by jury or bench trial. Trial by jury is used today by selecting jurors from pools of people who are eligible, adult American citizens. Trial by jury is often controversial because of how the jurors are not professionals whereas in a bench trial, a judge is highly educated in law (Doc B). Another reason citizens question juries is that they have bias from personal experience or

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    In the 1980’s, John Lennon died, the Shining and the Blue Lagoon were aired, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were the first NFL team to win the Super Bowl four times. Out of everything that happened in the 80s, one of the most memorable events was the fitness craze. This was the time when women wore tight spandex leggings, shiny leotards, and neon leg warmers. Back then, females were the gender that flourished in the fitness craze of aerobics. Nowadays, it’s the males who are overpowering the gyms. This

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    Jack Link’s Beef Jerky commercial, “Bench/# SasquatchWorkout”, provides for its audience all of these aspects and encourages a healthier way

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    Literary analysis of “The Bench” by Richard Rive Each race has their own place to be. The only problem is; they do not get to decide where to be or not to be. “You can sit here, but you cannot sit there.” Each race is not placed equally in the society. This is how apartheid is explained. Your whole life revolves around your race and there is literally nothing you can do to improve your situation. The story “The Bench” follows significant themes such as racial segregation, racism in general, discrimination

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