John Robert Vane

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Blue-Sky Research

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    By “blue-sky” research, Sir John Vane means researching and spending time partaking in activities that a person is genuinely interested in, not wasting time on activities with a goal of reaching an end-product or result. Rather than using research as a means of self indulgence, Sir John Vane uses the notion of blue-sky research to instead participate in what one is interested in. Advantages to blue-sky research include the development of Bayer aspirin and its’ effects on society today. Through genuine

  • How Is Marriage Defined?

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    How is marriage defined? Any of the diverse forms of interpersonal union established invarious partd of the world to form a familial bond that is recognized legally, religiously, or socially, granting the participating partners mutual conjugal rights and responsibilities and including, for example, opposite-sex marriage, same-sex marriage, plural marriage, and arranged marriage. Sadly many religions still will not accept same sex marriage. A ruling by Massachusetts ' highest court that prohibiting

  • The Voting Rights Act 42

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    SUMMARY The Voting Rights Act 42 U.S.C. §§ 1973 et seq., decision is important regarding the laws governing voting rights and their relationship to minority voters. Its implication and effects however does not end within the legal realms and dimensions but continues through to society, culture, and human rights. The Voting Rights Act initially established in 1965 under Lyndon B. Johnson’s administration protected “racial minorities” from biased voting practices. It was a huge stride in the civil

  • The Clean Water Act Of Franklin D Roosevelt 's Administration Essay

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    In order to have a thriving and healthy society a clean water supply is a very simple but necessary resource. Dating back to the beginning of civilizations the need for clean water was an essential need. The Clean Water Act dates to Franklin D Roosevelt’s administration. In 1972 Congress amended and passed what is now known as the Clean Water Act to protect our precious resource of water. The clean water Act prevented the dumping of pollutants into navigable waters without a permit. Many municipalities

  • Is Gamble A Prison Inmate Injured? Essay

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    Have you been in so much pain that you were immobilized and physically unable to work yet denied any medical treatment? This happens to be the story of G.W. Gamble, a prison inmate injured while serving his prison sentence. In 1973 Gamble was unloading cotton bales from a truck in accordance with his prison labor assignment. During a routine shipment unloading, a “6.00 pound” cotton Bale (later determined to be 600 pounds, fell onto him, causing him to severely injured his back. Gamble struggled

  • Persuasive Essay On Gay Marriage

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    In the monumental 2015 Supreme Court case Obergefell v. Hodges, the majority of the justices voted that the right to marry is a fundamental right of the people, regardless of the gender of the two-people joining in matrimony. Although this current Supreme Court case is considered a landmark case for the progression towards equality, this national debate pertaining to gay marriage has been going on since the 1986 case of Bowers v. Hardwick, which altered a Georgia law to “consider only the constitutionality

  • The Pros And Cons Of The Second Amendment

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    Gun control laws have long been a heated topic in the U.S. for years. The second amendment which states the right to bear arms contains a lengthy history of interpreting its meaning; for some it means that citizens should have a right to protect themselves and for others it is interpreted as it only applying to people in the military. No matter what people define the second amendment as, the recent gun mass shootings have brought this topic to the forefront where it has been debated continuously

  • King V Burwell Case Summary

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    King v. Burwell (2015) is a Supreme Court case involving two parties, the petitioner David King and the respondent Sylvia Mathews Burwell the Secretary of Health and Human Services. In a brief background of the case according to Oyez, Congress passed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in 2010 to increase the number of Americans covered by health insurance and lower health care costs. ACA requires each state to establish an “exchange” in which people can purchase health care; and if a

  • Roe V. Wade Court Case

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    In 1988-1989, the Pennsylvania legislature passed a law on its abortion laws. Among these new provisions, the law required informed consent and a twenty-four hour waiting period prior to the decision to get an abortion and a minor seeking an abortion has to have the consent of a legal guardian or the parent. Married women seeking abortion is to inform the husband or father of her intentions of aborting the fetus. (Oyze) The case came to be because the question was whether or not the state can require

  • The Case Of Elonis V. United States

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    Judiciary Assignment While, reading the case, Elonis v. United States, I was astonished to see that someone would post something so explicit, offensive, and inhumane. Basically, the case of Elonis v. United States is about a man named Anthony Elonis who is an upcoming rapper and used his stage name, Tone Dougie. His Facebook page consisted of him posting disturbing rap lyrics. Even though Elonis was going through a divorce with his former wife, which did not stop him from writing and posting crude