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  • Case Analysis : Mistress Carla Faces Prostitution Trial

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    June 13, 1984. The Miami Herald’s headline read, Mistress Carla Faces Prostitution Trial, while the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel (formerly the Fort Lauderdale News) declared, Judge OK’s Police Actions.    Journalists and photographers of both major local newspapers didn 't miss any opportunity to blast my name and photos for the world to see. My involvement with the State of Florida had ended up in a political witch-trial with much fire, magnitude, and media coverage. My lawyer said in his career

  • Argumentative Essay On Human Trafficking

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    lured by false promises or physically forced into this trade. Human trafficking that ends with teens in sexual slavery is on the rise in South Florida, according to Sun Sentinel, “every family-regardless of income, education, or location-could become a victim” (Sun Sentinel). Human trafficking is a growing epidemic destroying communities all over the state of Florida by depriving an individual of his or her natural right to freedom of will and choice, expanding gang activity, and robbing the innocence

  • Burmese Python Essay

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    A dangerous and unwelcome predator is slithering in our very backyards here in Florida-the Burmese python. A reptile which is originally from the Southeast Asia has started to invade and spread all over South Florida. According to the University of Florida IFAS “On May 17, 2006, the first python nest was discovered in South Florida” (Harvey et al., 2016, p.5). It is currently wreaking havoc at the Everglades National Park, including areas nearby. Due to their rapid increase in population, they are

  • The American Crocodile Essay

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    crocodile, is the second most widely distributed of the New World crocodiles, ranging from the southern tip of Florida, both the Atlantic and Pacific Coasts of Southern Mexico, as well as the Caribbean islands of Cuba, Jamaica, and Hispaniola¡¨ (1 Species). These areas provide the perfect climate for these endangered species that have roamed the earth for over 200 million years. Florida is known for its large population of American alligators, which are often confused for the rare American crocodile

  • Convicted Felons Should Retain The Right to Vote Essay

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    convicted felons to vote upon their release from prison without conditions. Far too many states require convicted felons to complete onerous tasks to regain their eligibility to vote. The state of Florida does not automatically restore the right to vote regardless of the offense committed. Florida has a five to seven year waiting period for all individuals convicted of a felony. After the waiting period has been completed they must

  • The Children May Suffer: The Negative Impacts of Corporal Punishment

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    may also suffer from anxiety, a child may see his teacher raise a ruler and automatically recall his mom beating him with the belt. So even things that appear as belts can trigger a child into thinking that he’s about to be spanked. According to Sun-Sentinel Parenting blog stated that research displayed that the more corporal punishment a child receives, the greater his or her post-traumatic stress test will be. Children who are spanked may also experience depression. This is unfortunate for them because

  • stand your ground law Essay

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    For instance the significant rise in concealed Carry permits in the state in the last few years. More Floridians have been walking around armed so it would only make sense that “From 2005 until 2012, the number of concealed weapons permits in Florida skyrocketed, from 347,350 to 979,000” (Lantigua). Georgia State researchers Chandler McClellan and Erdal Tekin suggest that “One potential explanation offered for a relationship between Stand Your Ground laws and homicides is that an increased number

  • The Issue Of Concealed Weapon Carry

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    is very difficult to prevent bad people from doing bad things. Regardless of background checks and security registrations, someone who really wants to get their hands on a gun legally, will do so. In 2007 the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reviewed a list of concealed gun permit holders in Florida and found that 1,400 had pleaded guilty or no contest to a felony, 216 had outstanding warrants, and 128 had active domestic violence injunctions. There are many irresponsible people in this world, and whether

  • Marine Animals: The Manatee Essay

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    shore line of islands. All three species of sirenians are endangered or threatened. The Florida manatee is one of the most endangered marine mammals in the United States. Manatees of the West Indian live on the shore as well as in rivers from the mid-Atlantic and northeastern Brazil to southeastern United States. They also live near islands in the Caribbean Sea. Manatees of the Amazonian live only in South American Rivers.

  • Skin Cancer : The Most Common Form Of Cancer

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    skin without the proper protection. The National Weather Service and the EPA have developed the UV Index, a tool that predicts the level of UV radiation and indicates the risk, numerically. It is scale in which 0-2 indicates low risk of danger from sun rays, 3-5 indicates moderate risk, 6-7 indicates high risk, 8-10 indicates very high risk, and 11+ indicates extreme risk of harm. There are a considerable number of factors that influence an ultraviolet level, including stratospheric ozone layer, time

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