Magistrate Essays

  • Summary Of John Calvin's Prefatory Addres

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    John Calvin is sometimes referred to as one of the greatest Reformation theologians. Calvin studied law before he studied theology. Calvin argues for two types of government in his compendium of theology, "The Institutes of the Christian Religion,” one, government that rules the spiritual, or inward aspect of humanity, the spiritual government, and two, government that rules the external aspects of human life, the secular government. “Man is the subject of two kinds of government, and having sufficiently

  • Farrow's Wrongful Discharge Case Study

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    raise the issue in her charge. The court disagreed, holding that Farrow limited her charge to events that occurred prior to her discharge in December 2008. In regards to Farrow’s wrongful discharge claim against Dr. Strange, the court found that Dr. Strange was Farrow’s supervisor, not an employer. Therefore, this claim must fail because there is no claim for wrongful discharge against a non-employer. In her wrongful discharge claim against St. Francis, Farrow alleged St. Francis discharged her

  • Short Essay On Court Martial Law

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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

  • Magistrates Court Case Study

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    magistrates court deals with nearly all criminal court cases with more than 97% also being completed there. There are three kinds of cases that are dealt with in a magistrates court, the first being summary offences which are less serious cases, where the defendant is not entitled to a trial by jury. These include cases such as minor assaults or motoring offences. Both of these courts are for criminal purposes. All cases start in the magistrates court. There are normally three magistrates in a case

  • Bethel Park: Legal Case Analysis

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    about moving the local magistrate building from inside the police station in the town to its own separate building still within the district lines. The new building is just outside a neighborhood in the town. The people of the community are worried that the move will cause criminals to be brought into their neighborhood and could disrupt the peace that the neighborhood is used to. This concern is highly irrational because of the overall crime rate and definition of what a magistrate does. Of the crimes

  • Waiting For The Barbarians

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    The Magistrate can only comprehend what it means to be an other by experiencing what the alterity to the Empire experiences first-hand. It is when the Magistrate is imprisoned on charges of treason and then beaten by the Empire that he truly realises what it means to be an other, “He strikes, and I take the blow on the forearm. I hide

  • Probation Order Essay

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    This option is frequently used by the Magistrates’ court, in circumstances where the offence is trivial or the character of the offender or nominal punishment is sufficient. A probation order places obligations on the offender, which in turn protects the public from harm from the offender and prevent the offender from the commission of any further offences. St. Kitts and Nevis The court can make a probation order once the charge has been proven; magistrates have to take into account the following-

  • Essay Comparing Waiting For The Barbarians And Akhenaten

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    theme that is present in both the novels Waiting for the Barbarians and Akhenaten. I believe truth is the most prevalent theme in each book and each protagonist’s journey to truth is the central plot in each novel. In Waiting for the Barbarians, the Magistrate is trying to find the truth about the barbarian girl and the torture that had been inflicted on her. In Akhenaten, Akhenaten is trying to find the truth about the universe and spiritual things. I argue that in both novels, the authors are using

  • John Loche's Toleration Definition

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    John Loches, “Toleration”, Loche is concerned with this outside force of civil magistrate, interfering with the human mind that cannot be compelled by an outside source. A magistrate, used in early modem history, can be defined as something or someone that enforces a law. Loche continues, explaining that men constitute only for the purpose of public good, concerning the civil magistrate. (Loche, 6) Because a “magistrate” is someone or something that enforces the law, it can only be done for purposes

  • Waiting For The Barbarians Character Analysis

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    .When the Magistrate takes the Colonel to the visit the captive barbarian son and father, he is the only individual talking between the parties. Ultimately, the silence of the Colonel bothers him and he claims that “ I try to subdue my irritation at his cryptic silences, at the paltry theatrical mystery of dark shields hiding healthy eyes”(). In having dark shades, the Colonel eyes can not be seen and so his motives are not known. Also, at that visit the Magistrate notices the son was beaten

  • Waiting For The Barbarians Critical Analysis

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    As discussed earlier, his imprisonment served as a means of giving him a new identity and the Magistrate sees himself as a servant of justice. He feels that his imprisonment will be his payment for the injustice that has been done onto the barbarians. This alterity, however, does not justify the suffering that the so-called barbarians had to endure

  • Greek Government Vs Roman Government Essay

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    two government officials to be in power so that one person couldn’t have all the power. branches of government included the Magistrates. The first part of the ancient Roman government was made of officials elected into office called Magistrates. Magistrates were elected each year but they were not allowed to hold their position indefinitely. The two most powerful magistrates made a section of advisors called the

  • Role Of Judiciary In Malaysia

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    executive arms of government. The role of courts is to ensure the law and order are followed, that justice is done, and criminals are punished. The head of the judiciary is the Chief Justice. The hierarchy of courts of Malaysia begins with the Magistrates’ Court, followed by the Sessions Court, High Court, Court of Appeal and finally is the Federal Court of Malaysia. There are generally two types of trials, criminal and civil. The jurisdiction of the courts in civil or criminal matters are contained

  • Analysis Of Camus's Context In The Stranger

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    life, he or she may develop issues with discovering his or her identity and morals. Often times society develops morals that may be contrary to an individual’s own belief. Camus embodies the role of guidance into the side characters, Maman, the magistrate, and Raymond in the novel The Stranger to show how having a strong background will keep and individual in the right path and conforming to the norm in place. Albert Camus utilizes the side characters to represent the concept that religion, love

  • The Role Of The Senate In The Ancient Roman Republic

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    which all citizens voted on laws and elected officials. Officials were called magistrates, who put the law into practice, governed in the name of the senate and people, and acted as priests. The point when the most recent ruler was taken out by two magistrates known as consuls. Consuls were both bosses executives Furthermore commanders of the armed force. Following of the consuls, those practically essential magistrates were the censors. Censors recorded those

  • Confucian And Legalist Values In The Book 'Celebrated Cases Of Judge Dee'

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    main character is Judge Dee, a magistrate in China’s Tang dynasty. The roles of a magistrate include but are not limited to, being a judge, detective, jury and police officer. The book follows three of Judge Dee’s cases, the Case of the Double Murder at Dawn, the Case of the Strange Corpse, and the Case of the Poisoned Bride. In order to be a distinguished and powerful magistrate, one must lead with Confucian and Legalist values. Judge Dee is an effective magistrate because he blends both Confucian

  • Meursault's Absurd In Literature

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    The prosecutor, the examining magistrate, and Meursault’s own lawyer were curious and confused, for they did not know Meursault’s motives or his justification for his actions. The magistrate, with a puzzled expression on his face, asked Meursault, “‘But why, why did you go on firing at a prostrate man?’ Again I found nothing to reply” (Camus 42). In order to

  • Procedure In Criminal Procedure

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    before trial. At one extreme, the pre-trial stage is left entirely in the hands of the police, as in our system. At the other extreme, as in the French, Belgian and German systems, the pre-trial stage is subject to the control and guidance of a magistrate. A third solution is that adopted in Scotland, where a public prosecutor has charge of the police investigation and of the actual prosecution, the judicial officer merely rubber-stamping the decision to send the accused for trial . The principal

  • Essay On Classifying Courts

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    with the 'court of first instances' application of law to fact or identifying if the law should be applied differently. Magistrates' courts are at the bottom of the hierarchical court structure, hearing summary and 'triable either way' criminal offences, and simple civil cases, like, non-payment of council tax. Appeals in civil cases are sent to the High Court. The magistrates' court provides the defence in criminal cases an automatic right of appeal, usually to the Crown Court. Where defendants

  • Roman Republic's Influence On The US Government

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    answer is fairly simple, due to the harsh rule of the Etruscan they were kicked out of Rome and the Romans formed the Rome Republic. Yet, the Rome Republic developed over time, it when through refinements as time passed. Such things as the Senate, magistrates, tripartite, checks and balances are some of the examples that the Roman Republic influenced on modern U.S. government. The Roman Senate does not elect the people within it but appoints them by the power of the consuls and later the censors. Unlike