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  • Korematsu

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    Korematsu v. United States, which became one of the biggest Supreme Court cases. The United States. Supreme Court held the conviction of Fred Korematsu, who was an American citizen born in Oakland, California but was also of Japanese descent from Japanese immigrants. Korematsu violated an exclusion order requiring him to submit a forced relocation during the World War II. After the bombing of the Pearl Harbor in the Pacific Ocean by Japan’s military against the United States and the United States entry

  • Summary Of Freedom For The Thought That We Hate By Joseph Lewis

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    I. The Author Joseph Anthony Lewis was born in New York City to parents Kassel Lewis and Sylvia Surut on March 27, 1927. Neither of his parents had jobs relevant to the news/journalism field, so his interest may have sprouted from elsewhere. Lewis always pursued writing throughout his life. He attended New York’s Horace Mann High School where he was an editor for student published works. This tells us that his interest in journalism and writing was sparked a young age and spiraled from then. He

  • Muhammad Ali's Rise In The Vietnam War

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    considered of one of America’s greatest rebels while he was fighting for his cause. Cassius Clay fought against the United States government because they tried to force him to enlist in the American Army, but Clay did not feel like he had to go fight in a war because it was against his religious beliefs. The feelings that he had turned into a long standing court case against the United States to fight for the freedom of not having to fight in the Vietnam War. Muhammad Ali was a boxer during the late 1900’s

  • Dan Markingson Case

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    The ethics of research can be complicated in any case, but become especially hard to work through regarding the inclusion of people without mental competency to make their own decisions. This is particularly true in the case of mental illness because the loss of competency isn’t always as easy to define for a mentally ill person. As a result of this, researchers must be cautious when considering how to go about testing drugs on the mentally ill. Any drug trial, even one with possible therapeutic

  • The Court Ruled Against Mr. Case

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    The district court ruled against Mr. Comerford’s claim that the evidence brought against him was unconstitutional. For the purpose of this legal argument, Knotts v. U.S., Kyllo v. U.S, and Katz v. U.S. will be used to suggest to the Court that Comerford had no reasonable expectation of privacy in his evening drug runs, and Smith v. Maryland will be used to prove that there is no expectation of privacy regarding the phone numbers dialed. Together, these two cases prove that the government agents were

  • The Rights Of The United States V. Miller

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    However, current law gives little privacy protection to information about these activities, overstepping the First and Fourth Amendment safeguards that are guaranteed to individual freedoms. There are two cases to be discussed, Smith v. Maryland and United States v. Miller, two of the most important Fourth Amendment decisions of the 20th century. “In these two cases, the Court held that people are not entitled to an expectation of privacy in information they voluntarily provide to third parties”

  • Japanese Internment Camps During World War II

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    The decision to relocate Japanese-Americans to internment camps during World War II was an impurity in the United States’ reputation for maintaining democracy and individual rights. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor during World War II, great hysteria spread through the United States, urging President Roosevelt to pass the now infamous Executive Order 9066, ordering the removal of all people of Japanese-American descent. More than 100,000 people were displaced and their lives were changed forever

  • Japanese Americans Into Internment Camps

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    “A day that will live in infamy” or more widely known as Pearl Harbor occurred on December 7th, 1941. The Japanese had attacked the American military base at Pearl Harbor, which is near Oahu. “The Japanese managed to destroy nearly 20 American naval vessels, including eight enormous battleships, and more than 300 airplanes. More than 2,000 Americans soldiers and sailors died in the attack, and another 1,000 were wounded.” This caused the US to enter WWII, as well as caused a fear on the West coast

  • The Microsoft Anti-Trust Case: Presidential Candidate Recommendations

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    government should have in the marketplace. According to the U.S. Justice Department, Microsoft is in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act of 1890, which states: “Every person who shall monopolize, or attempt to monopolize, or combine or conspire with any other person or persons, to monopolize any part of the trade or commerce among the several States, or with foreign nations, shall be deemed guilty of a felony.” (“The Sherman Antitrust Act”) The Justice Department claims that Microsoft used its power

  • The Case Of Sell V. U.s.

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    In 2003, the case of Sell v. U.S. raised another important question regarding a patient’s right to refuse treatment. In this case, Dr. Charles Sell, a dentist who had been accused of fraudulently filing insurance claims for dental work which had never been performed. It became known to the court the Sell had a long history of mental illness. Sell had been involved in mental health treatment since 1982 when he told other doctors that the gold used for his fillings were “contaminated by communists”