Essay on Court

Chain Of Custody Analysis

The documentation and maintenance of chronological history of a specimen from a source of scene has been a serious challenge since time immemorial. In deed identifying a specimen from point of collection and reporting it while still maintaining its integrity is not a guarantee. Specimens are suppose to provide real facts rather than mere fabrication […]

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Discretionary Powers in Admin Law

Introduction. While discretionary powers are an integral and necessary part of Administrative Law they cannot be exercised in an indiscriminate way. The courts are regularly called upon to determine whether the persons or bodies entrusted with this discretion have used it in a fair and reasonable manner. This discussion, following an explanation of discretionary powers, […]

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Marketing and Victoria Court Group

Victoria Court drive-in Hotel and Restaurant is a chain of full service motels in Metro Manila Catering mostly to the upper income market. The traditional market of drive-in hotels and motels are Paeans room, mobile suite, etc. ) for three hours. In early sass’s, Victoria Court embarked on an aggressive campaign to attract two additional […]

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It is only in the rarest circumstances that a court will deem

The common law doctrine of Frustration generally operates to discharge contractual obligations when, through no fault of either party, a supervening event occurs which renders performance of a contract physically, commercially or legally impossible, or where the obligations of the contract are radically different from those which were originally agreed. At first glance, it would […]

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Evaluate the contention that the Court of Appeals determination

‘This Court is a court of law, not of morals, and our task has been to find, and our duty is then to apply the relevant principles of law to the situation before us- a situation which is quite unique’. [1]Lord Justice Ward delivered the leading judgement in Re A clearly stating this early in […]

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The potential successes and weaknesses of the African Court of Human Rights

The establishment of an African Court of Human and People’s Rights (ACHPR) is a landmark moment in international human rights law. With the recent election of judges to its first bench, there is a growing anticipation for its impact on a continent with a dismal record in human rights violations. However, critics are mindful of […]

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European Court of Justice has consistently refused to award EU law protection

The European Court of Justice has consistently refused to award EU law protection to cases it defines as purely internal to a Member State (Maduro, 2000). This non-involvement by the ECJ has brought about numerous problems and criticism. Maduro, (2000) suggests that the concept of purely internal situations has been mainly used to justify the […]

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Hiibel V. Sixth Judicial Court of Nevada

Majority Opinion – In this case, the petitioner, Larry Dudley Hiibel, was arrested by Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff Lee Dove for refusing to comply with an officer’s repeated request for identification. Hiibel was charged with violating a “stop and identify” Nevada statute, which enables an officer to detain a suspicious person only to ascertain his […]

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Jury Trial within the English Legal System

The Jury system throughout England is one, which manages to give the public the chance to play a vital part in the legal system. This gives you the chance to see what is going on throughout the law and informs you what happens in court. You, as a juror will usually be involved in the […]

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My Father Goes to Court by Carlos Bulosan

Summary:The narrative is set in a metropolis in the Philippines. The immature storyteller begins by depicting his big household. Though they are hapless they are full of mischievousness and laughter. The kids are all strong and healthy even though they frequently go hungry. In contrast. their rich neighbor’s kids are thin and sallow although they […]

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Legal Theory

To understand the point of law that that the Judges applied to this case, we must first try to understand the material facts of the case. The appellant, who herself had been taking into care by the respondents at the age of 11, and whilst under the respondents care; she became acquainted with a young […]

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Maersk Line vs Court of Appeals Case Digest

Petitioner Maersk Line is engaged in the transportation of goods by sea, doing business in the Philippines through its general agent, Compania de Tabacos de Filipinas, while private respondent Efren Castillo is the proprietor of Ethegal Laboratories, a firm engaged in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products. On Nov. 12, 1976, Castillo ordered from Eli Lilly, […]

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Public Interest Litigation

Public Interest Litigation is a good thing when it is used to enforce the rights of the disadvantaged. But it has now been diluted to interfere with the power of the government to take decisions on a range of policy mattersJudicial activism is not an easy concept to define. It means different things to different […]

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Principle of Plain View

The principle of plain view has changed over time. In the case of Harris v. United States, the Court declared the evidence taken as a result of opening the door of a car which is believed to be used by the offender (390 U. S. 234). In this case the plain view doctrine was used […]

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Second amendment

There are few issues in contemporary American society that commands as much response as does the issue of the 2nd amendment. Since the inception of the Bill of Rights in 1791, the 2nd amendment has read: “a well organized militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to […]

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John Glover Roberts

In July 2005, President George W. Bush set off a media whirlwind by announcing that he was nominating John G. Roberts as chief justice of the United States Supreme Court. Technically, the vacancy was created with the announcement of the impending retirement of Sandra Day O’Connor, the first woman to serve as an associate justice […]

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Introduction to Legal System

Introduction to Business Law (AF2504) Lecture 1 : Introduction to Hong Kong Legal System (I & II) __________________________________________________________ Outcomes: 1. To understand the historical origins and development of the legal system of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (‘HKSAR’). 2. To identify the roles and functions of the various institutions which make up the legal […]

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Court Observation

My courtroom observation was completed at Supreme Court of New South located at Phillip Street, Sydney. The proceeding that I chose to attend within the Court was listed in the Commercial List, at courtroom 11C. On arrival to the court, I was stopped at the security checkpoint where guards checked my books and asked me […]

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California Court System

California is home to one of the largest court systems in the United States. Filing nearly nine million cases in its lifetime, the system has served over 37 million people (Darling). The California system can be separated into three branches. The first branch is known as the Supreme Court of California, and they are the […]

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Planned Parenthood v. Casey

The case of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, et al. v. Casey (1992) is a suit for declaratory and injunctive relief, filed by five abortion clinics and a physician who provides abortion services, representing the class of physicians who similarly provide such services. (FindLaw). They question the constitutionality of five provisions of the Pennsylvania Abortion […]

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Chain Of Custody

Chain of Custody refers to the chronological documentation or paper trail, showing the seizure, custody, control, transfer, analysis, and disposition of evidence, physical or electronic. Because evidence can be used in court to convict persons of crimes it must be handled in a scrupulously careful manner to avoid later allegations of tampering or misconduct which […]

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