Law of the United States

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  • The Law Of The United States

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    pregnancies. The law requires an employer to allow twelve unpaid work weeks to be taken in a twelve month period every year. The United States Department of Labor states, “This law covers only certain employers; affects only those employees eligible for the protections of the law; involves entitlement to leave, maintenance of health benefits during leave, and job restoration after leave;. . . ” This may guarantee your job and health benefits to be kept during the twelve week period, but the law does not

  • The Laws Of The United States

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    number of states in the United States of America have passed right-to-work legislation and the idea has recently been trending as more states are enacting the laws. There are still plenty of states that do not follow the right-to-work provisions, but in those that do, significant effects have been witnessed. Right-to-work legislation allows workers to collect the benefits of any union agreements within their company, but can choose to forego paying fees. Also, the employees in the states with right-to

  • The Law Of The United States

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    Worth Doing Right: How the NLRA’s Goals Are Defeated Through Inadequate Remedies, 38, U. RICH. L. REV. 1073, 1083 (2004) (“[l]abor law is so weak that companies often treat the minor penalties as a routine cost of doing business, not a deterrent against violations.”). Henry S. Drummonds, Reforming Labor Law by Reforming Labor Law Preemption Doctrine to Allow the States to Make More Labor Relations Policy, 70 LA. L. REV. 97, 120 (2009). “It shall be an unfair labor practice for an employer . .

  • The Law Of The United States

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    legal truth that ignorance of law is no excuse (ignorantia juris non excusat) i.e., every prudent man of the society is supposed to know the law of the land which concerns about his right, life, liberty, duty, obligation, powers, privileges and immunities. The workmen, the employers engaging such workmen and the law enforcement agencies (Inspectors), it is expected, are required to know the law (Inter-State Migrant Workmen Act) with which they interact. Awareness of law for all such classes of persons

  • The Supreme Law Of The United States

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    The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America which defines the structure of national government and dictates the capacity of its powers and limitations. The U.S. Constitution maintains its purpose as the fundamental application of law in the United States where all other laws are measured against it. Furthermore, the Guarantee Clause of Article 4 specifies each state to maintain a degree of sovereignty over its own forms of government (U.S. Const. art. IV, § 4)

  • The United States International Law

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    The most destructive and destabilizing state crimes are wars of aggression. Under George Bush, neoconservatives ushered in a climate of unilateralism as well as militarism which stemmed from America’s lengthy experiences involving “open door” imperialism. State crimes are defined as criminal acts perpetrated by state representatives in an attempt to serve in their job’s capacity. However, some have promoted an expanded description of state crimes which includes behavior which violates international

  • Gun Laws in the United States

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    in the United States (US) is too easy and the laws governing access should be strengthened. Current US gun laws are very permissive, which has led to excessive gun-related violence and deaths. Guns are one of the leading causes of violence in the US at the moment, and access to guns (legally and illegally) is very easy. Currently, there are ~211 million firearms in circulation and 70 million are handguns. (1) Today, there is at least one gun in fifty-percent of households in the United States. In 24

  • Immigration Laws And The United States

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    Immigration laws have resulted in a situation where many illegal immigrants live and work in the United States. Yet, it is an important issue that has been blown out of proportion by the media and politicians. Here in the United States, Syrian refugees have enriched our cultural growth into a more diverse and positive outcome and have enhanced our influence in the World. However, Americans have responded to their arrival with violence and hate towards them. In the late 19th century, the Arab world

  • Copyright Laws Of The United States

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    A copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States to authors of original works of authorship. “Copyright law in the United States is based on the Copyright Act of 1976, a federal statute that went into effect on January 1, 1978,” according to FindLaw. FindLaw also states that, “Individual states cannot enact their own laws to protect the same rights provided by the Copyright Act. Original multimedia works are protected by Copyright.” Literary, dramatic, musical, artistic

  • The United States Code Of Law

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    Colorado, where he is kept in solitary confinement. The United States government originally accused Hanssen of trading more than 6,000 pages of confidential information to the KGB in exchange for cash and diamonds and of blowing the covers of double-agents that the FBI had recruited from the Soviets (Willing & Watson). At the time of Hanssen’s arrest, then-FBI Director Louis J. Freeh said that the charges exemplify “the most serious violations of law – and threat to national security” (“Espionage case”