Term Papers on Legal and Government
The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty
Number of words: 925 - Number of pages: 4
.... close to having nuclear weapons. With the number of "nuclear states" rising, the question has arisen, what can the nations of the world do to stop the nuclear arms race? Enter . If the nations of the world do not sign and ratify this treaty the world could experience a much-feared nuclear holocaust, on the other hand the signing of the treaty could cause insecurity in various countries in the world.
Since the 1950's nations of the world have worked to achieve a treaty that would ban nuclear testing. The Limited Test Ban treaty, signed by the United States, t .....
What Leads To Intervention?: A Case Study Of Intervention During The Bush Administration
Number of words: 420 - Number of pages: 2
.... exalted position. His actions would determine the
United States' place in the new world order and set the path that future
Presidents would have to carefully tread.
The world order that President Bush inherited was of a vastly different
character then that of all his predecessors. The Cold War environment that the
world had just left behind had provided a clear framework for national security
policy and the use of the US military. The environment that Bush walked into was
an environment filled with disagreement and confusion over the new framework
with which t .....
The Extradition Of Nazi War Criminals
Number of words: 3524 - Number of pages: 13
.... "laws of war" could there be?" The
answer to this question can be found in the Charter established at the
International Military Tribunals at Nuremberg and Tokyo:
Crimes against Humanity: namely, murder, extermination, enslavement,
deportation, and other inhumane acts committed against any civilian
population, before or during the war, or persecutions on political, racial
or religious grounds in execution of or in connection with any crime within
the jurisdiction of the Tribunal, whether or not in violation of the
domestic law of the country where pe .....
Number of words: 799 - Number of pages: 3
.... Mary Anne Warren has proposed the following criteria for "person-hood": 1) consciousness (of objects and events external and or internal to the being), and in particular the capacity to feel pain. 2) reasoning (the developed capacity to solve new and relatively complex problems) 3) self-motivated activity (activity which is relatively independent of either genetic or direct external control) 4) the capacity to communicate, by whatever means, messages of an indefinite variety of possible contents, but on indefinltely many possible topics. 5) the presence of self- .....
Is Marijuana Dangerous To Your Physical Health?
Number of words: 1379 - Number of pages: 6
.... it would really be nice to see just what
is behind this mysterious plant.
In this paper, the researcher will explore whether or not marijuana is
harmful to your physical health. It will be shown that marijuana is
popular and that many people may not know what they are taking into their
bodies. It will be shown just what parts of the body marijuana effects and
how it effects them. The main purpose of this collection of information is
to see just what marijuana does to the body and to determine whether the
effects are good, bad, or a combination of bot .....
How Western Imperialism Affects China And Japan
Number of words: 619 - Number of pages: 3
.... (1894-1895) , and a final western invasion involving British , French ,
German , Japanese and U.S troops (1899-1900). Chinese Emperors were compelled to
sign unequal treaties and were forced to open a number of ports , as well as
agree to other territorial concessions . China was also forced to open its
seacoasts and its rivers to Western intruders . The Europeans also exploited
China's land by securing rights to build railways and develop its natural
China had been unwilling to learn the ways of the West and so became the
next victim .....
The Issue Of Gun Control
Number of words: 542 - Number of pages: 2
.... the "right To bear arms" is guaranteed in the second amendment of the
Constitution of the United States of America and licensing restrictions
penalize law-abiding citizens while in no way preventing criminal use of
handguns. It is also argued that by making it difficult for guns to be
bought and registered for the American public there is a threat to the
personal safety of American families everywhere. However controlling the
sale and distribution of firearms is necessary because of the homicide rate
involving guns. In 1988 there were 9000 handgun relate .....
The Ineptitude Of The United S
Number of words: 1175 - Number of pages: 5
.... This is where the United States is lacking. The U.S. is one of the founding nations of the United Nations and one of the most influential, yet it has failed to take adequate state responsibility for human rights.
Before tates can be discussed, the concept of state responsibility for human and civil rights must be clearly defined. The Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines state as "a politically organized body of people usually occupying a definite territory," and responsibility as "moral, legal, or mental accountability." These definitions of state and responsi .....