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Product Liability
Product Liability
Product Liability Product Liability Every day American consumers purchase products that they feel are beneficial to there development. Where that lies depends on the consumer. However, One underling variable is a constant when it comes to purchasing the product. That variable is whether or not the product is right for them. When the consumer purchases a product, they are liable for whatever mishaps may occur and accidents that may happen. But producers are not completely free from the liability
Prostitution the uncontrolalble Vise misc
Prostitution the uncontrolalble Vise misc
Prostitution the uncontrolalble Vise misc “There are women who search for love, and there are those that search for money.” Today, the term woman simply denotes one’s sex. It does not define her character, morals and values, or even her profession. However, this was not always the case. At the end of the nineteenth century and beginning of the twentieth century, during the Progressive Era, there was a drive for reform. Various social problems became targets for investigation and intervention: ch
Rubin v Coors Brewing Co
Rubin v Coors Brewing Co
Rubin v Coors Brewing Co CASE CITATION: Rubin v. Coors Brewing Co. (514 US 476), 1995 BACKGROUND “The rules and principals of commercial law are of ancient origin. Throughout the centuries merchants engaged in trade and commerce have recognized customs and usages which regulate and control their conduct. Gradually over the years a body of law developed…” (Robert & Corley, 312) Commercial speech arose in 1942 when the Supreme Court announced that the First Amendment does not protect it. As the ye
SameSex marriage
SameSex marriage
SameSex marriage INTRODUCTION: The institution of marriage is highly respected and holds great sentimental value for most societies. However, not all couples are afforded the right to be legally recognized as a married couple. Couples of the same-sex are denied the right to have their marriages be legal in the eyes of the law. Same-sex marriage is an important issue because it deals with a relatively large minority of the United States. Gays and lesbians are rumored to be about ten percent of to
Security
Security
security Bill March 28, 2000 Laws are made to maintain order by setting restrictions on conduct and to protect the rights of parties. There are three types of laws, which are: tort law, criminal law and contract law. Tort law is a civil wrong, criminal law is a public wrong and contract law is a wrong against a contract, written or oral. Tort law is the primary source for the authority of private security officers and the limitations on such authority. Tort law varies from state to state. The la
Sun vs Microsoft
Sun vs Microsoft
Sun vs Microsoft Sun Microsystems, Inc. Introduction By 1998 Sun had become a global Fortune 500 leader in enterprise network computing with operations in 150 countries and generating $8 billion in revenues. Sun’s competitors in the technical markets were primarily Intel, Hewlett-Packard (HP), International Business Machine (IBM), Compaq Computer Corporation (CPQ) and Silicon Graphics, Inc. (SGI). The information technology industry, the market for Sun’s services and products, was extremely comp
Technology is Changing the Way We Listen to Music
Technology is Changing the Way We Listen to Music
Technology is Changing the Way We Listen to Music Jason Nikouyeh Professor Willis English 111, Section 133 4 November 1999 Technology is Changing the Way We Listen to Music Downloading MP3s from the Internet should be made legal. An MP3 is a near CD quality digital recording of a musical piece that is compressed so it can be distributed through the Internet (Simple Net). High prices, new technology, and availability are causing most music lovers to turn to the Internet to listen to their music.
The current status of copyright law
The current status of copyright law
The current status of copyright law The Current Status of Copyright Law A copyright provides the creator of an intellectual production with ownership and exclusive rights to publish, print, distribute, or sell the copyrighted material. Intellectual productions that are eligible for copyright privileges include written material, written and recorded music, paintings, sculptures, photographs, movies, videos and video games, computer programs, and many other mediums of creative expression. To quali
Using Arrest Records in Hiring
Using Arrest Records in Hiring
Using Arrest Records in Hiring The Supreme Court\'s 1966 Miranda ruling providing for “the right to remain silent” is now a well-known phrase thanks to American mass media and, especially, popular television police dramas. However, not nearly as well known is, that for better or worse, this right can also be extended to the workplace. The topic of this paper is to examine the legality and issues involved with regard to questioning applicants during the hiring process about their arrest and convi
War Against Marijuana Legalize it
War Against Marijuana Legalize it
War Against Marijuana Legalize it War Against Marijuana A total of 3,470,545 Americans have been arrested for marijuana offenses. In 1997 state and local law enforcement arrested 695,200 people for marijuana violations. That number is the highest ever recorded by the FBI. Of the 682,885 arrests made in 1998, approximately 88% were for simple possession. The remaining 12% were for sale and manufacture. Every 52 seconds, a marijuana smoker is arrested in America. This is truly a waste of law enfor
Welfare
Welfare
Welfare No one likes the current welfare system. As described in a report edited by Isabel V. Sawhill, an author of The Urban Institute, not many individuals were pleased with the welfare system preceding its reform in 1996. Governors complained that federal law was overly prescriptive, and were willing to take less federal money in return for more flexibility. The public believed welfare to be an anti-work and anti-family program. Welfare recipients found dealing with the system degrading
Wiretaps
Wiretaps
wiretaps INTRODUCTION Imagine you\'re talking on your telephone. It\'s something that everyone takes for granted. Now imagine that the police are listening to every phone conversation that you make. Does that scare you? I know that it scares me. Wiretaps are an issue that effects every person in this country. That\'s because no matter how much we don\'t like to admit it, we need depend on telephone services more and more as time passes. The issue of telephone privacy becomes bigger and bigger ev
Youth Violence
Youth Violence
Youth Violence Are we solving youth violence by sending minors to jail in adult prisons? In the article “Tough Justice for Juveniles” author Edward Humes discusses the underlining problems with the Juvenile Justice System. In this article Humes claims in paragraph 2 that: “Our national fixation with meting out adult punishments to young criminals has blinded us to the underling crisis—the juvenile system’s shocking inability to impose meaningful penalties, or even supervision, on offenders befor
5 year plan
5 year plan
5 year plan Table of Contents Mission Statement Company Objectives Company Overview 1. Historical Outline 2. Products and Services 3. Financial Statements SWOT Analysis § An analysis of company’s strengths § An analysis of company’s weaknesses § An analysis of company’s opportunities § An analysis of company’s threats Business Strategy Marketing Mix § Product § Pricing § Place § Promotion Analysis of Major Competitors in the Field § Kenmore § Whirlpool § Kirby § Maytag § GE International Expansi
Colgate in Argentina
Colgate in Argentina
Colgate in Argentina Introduction Colgate was founded in the United States in 1806 and for the first 100 years, its business focus was only there. However, in the very early 1900\'s, the Company began a very aggressive expansion program that led to the establishment of Colgate operations throughout the world. Today, Colgate-Palmolive is a $9 billion company, marketing its products in over 200 countries and territories under such internationally recognized brand names as Colgate, Palmolive, Ajax,
Complete Philip Morris Marketing Analysis
Complete Philip Morris Marketing Analysis
Complete Philip Morris Marketing Analysis Definition of Industry Market Concept The tobacco industry consists of many competitors trying to satisfy a specific customer need. Companies such as Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, Brown and Williamson, and Lorillard hold almost the entire market share in the tobacco industry. While each company has different advertising and marketing techniques, they all target the same customer group. Tobacco companies try their best to generate interest in their particul
India Overview
India Overview
India Overview A Brief History of India The roots of Indian civilization stretch back in time to pre-recorded history. The earliest human activity in the Indian sub-continent can be traced back to the Early, Middle and Late Stone Ages (400,000-200,000 BC). The first evidence of agricultural settlements on the western plains of the Indus is roughly contemporaneous with similar developments in Egypt, Mesopotamia and Persia. The Indus Valley Civilization This earliest known civilization in India, t
Kelloggs a Michigan Traded Company
Kelloggs a Michigan Traded Company
Kelloggs a Michigan Traded Company Financial Statement Analysis Executive Summary Objective: Our goal in composing a financial statement is to construct the most comprehensive, thorough document possible, in order to attract investors and to confirm that we have taken the time to explore as many potential issues for your business as may arise. Summary of findings: Our level of cereal marketing investment early in 1998 was not sufficient in the face of extremely competitive market conditions. Thi
MARKETIN STRATEGY IN ECOMMERCE
MARKETIN STRATEGY IN ECOMMERCE
MARKETIN STRATEGY IN ECOMMERCE Marketing Strategy and E-Commerce Introduction With the rapidly advancing technologies that are occurring in modern business, organisations are required to be ready, and able to adapt within their ever-changing environment. It is true across all diverse industries that in order to stay competitive, organisations must be able to utilise the various tools that technology has to offer. Technological factors have been of growing importance, particularly in recent years
Marketing Strategy and ECommerce
Marketing Strategy and ECommerce
Marketing Strategy and ECommerce Introduction With the rapidly advancing technologies that are occurring in modern business, organisations are required to be ready, and able to adapt within their ever-changing environment. It is true across all diverse industries that in order to stay competitive, organisations must be able to utilise the various tools that technology has to offer. Technological factors have been of growing importance, particularly in recent years. A major factor involved in the
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None Provided
None Provided Table of Contents Article 1: Unchanging China, News Analysis by David Shapinsky, ABC News. 11/20/99 Article 2: WTO Entry Mixed Blessing for China, By John Leicester, Associated Press Writer. 11/21/99 Article 3: The Imperial Dragon, By Terry McCarthy, Time Magazine. 11/29/99 Conclusion Bibliography Article #1 After rather lengthy negotiations between the United States and China, there has been a trade agreement reached between the two countries. China has agreed to enter into the Wo
Political environment in international marketing
Political environment in international marketing
political environment in international marketing THE POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT: The critical concern Political environment has a very important impact on every business operation no matter what its size, its area of operation. Whether the company is domestic, national, international, large or small political factors of the country it is located in will have an impact on it. And the most crucial & unavoidable realities of international business are that both host and home governments are integral par
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALCOHOL MAKERS
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALCOHOL MAKERS
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY FOR ALCOHOL MAKERS Ways of being responsible Companies should examine the issues facing their industry in general and their company in particular, such as the trend to prevent cancer in the smoking industry. Companies should also look at the impacts they have on the community and region [the petrol case]. Doing these two things would keep the company fresh and familiar with trends, as said earlier and changes in the buying environment, which Bennetton could of used in their
Tata cars
Tata cars
tata cars THE COMPANY The Tata Engineering & Locomotive Company (commonly known as Telco), is India\'s largest private sector company in terms of revenues and market capitalisation. It is also one of the 6 largest manufacturers of commercial vehicles in the world. Telco is a part of Tata Enterprises, which is the largest industrial group in India, employing assets of Rs.267 million (US$7.6 billion) in a wide range of businesses including Automobiles, Steel, Information Technology, Telecommunicat
Turkish banking sector analysis
Turkish banking sector analysis
turkish banking sector analysis INTRODUCTION The banking sector constitutes the greater part of the Turkish financial system. Banks carry out a great portion of the activities taking place in both money and capital markets. The share of the banking sector in the financial system as of the end of March 1997 was 71 %. Turkey\'s financial system and its banking sector are virtually synonymous as a consequence of the country\'s economic and historical development. There are a number of factors that
What is markeitng
What is markeitng
what is markeitng MARKETING-1L1 WHAT IS MARKETING DEFINTION OF AMA: 1-identifing the wants and needs of the consumer and coordinately create products to satisfy these needs profitably and efficiently. 2- process of planning and executing the conception, pricing, promotion, place (distribution), ideas, goals and services to create exchanges that satisfy objectives. HISTORY OF MARKETING: PHASE 1: This was the production-oriented period. There were few products and many customers (demand * supply).
Consumer health
Consumer health
consumer health Is Consumer Health and Safety in Jeopardy With the implementation of Self-Prescription Drug Internet Sites? Amanda C. Feitner GUS 72-001: Urban Affairs-Consumers In the Marketplace: Your Legal Rights and Responsibilities. Prof. John E. Kelly, J.D. April 17, 2000 The expeditious augmentation of consumer product transactions taking place on the Internet have developed new risk for the public\'s health and safety, especially with the rise of online self-prescription drug sites. Onli
Legalizing Ecstasy
Legalizing Ecstasy
Legalizing Ecstasy Legalizing Ecstasy Have you ever believed in something your entire life, only to come to terms that your belief is miss-informed? Recently something like that happened to me. For a speech class I had to do research on a popular drug called ecstasy, used at raves and underground parties. My first take on the drug was that it was very unstable and that it could eventually lead to death. Obviously you believe most stuff you read in the news, and so I took the news to heart about
Organ Donation
Organ Donation
Organ Donation Harry Wilson is one lucky man; even Harry\'s doctors cannot believe how lucky he is. You see, Harry, at age 54, was dying. He had to have both of his kidneys removed, they were failing and he had been on an organ donation list for the past two years without success. Harry\'s children were tested for compatibility but without success. Harry\'s own brothers and sisters were tested for compatibility but still no success. Now you may ask, how in the world could anyone consider Harry W
Women and AIDS
Women and AIDS
women and AIDS Understanding the Issues of Women and HIV/AIDS Rachel Seldin, Colgate University, Hamilton NY 13346 ABTRACT: Infection with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) had emerged as a major health problem for women in the United States. Family physicians can play an important role in the detection and care of HIV-infected women. The epidemiology and natural history of HIV infection in women were reviewed. HIV infection is now a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among young wome
Cr a p
Cr a p
cr a p There are many important issues in the world regarding the environment and it\'s affects on the average person. Though, the one that hits closest to home, worldwide, is the trust that individuals have in the food that they consume. Yet pesticides are still found daily in foods all around the world. Pesticides are toxins that are used by produce growers universally to control pests that can destroy crops. These toxins are being ingested by humans in the forms of fruits and vegetables that
1960s
1960s
1960s The 1960’s were a time of major political and social change. These changes were primarily fuelled by the youth of the time. Their parents had come from life in both the great depression of the 1930’s as well as World War II, and were on a whole more conservative than their children, a fact the younger generation did not like. In the early 60’s the electronic media (Television and radio) became an important communication tool, as opposed to the largely print based media of previous decades.
2B The Consumer
2B The Consumer
2B The Consumer A new law will probably be introduced into state legislatures which will govern all contracts for the development, sale, licensing, and support of computer software. This law, which has been in development for about ten years, will be an amendment to the Uniform Commercial Code. The amendment is called Article 2B (Law of Licensing) and is loosely based on UCC Article 2 (Law of Sales), which governs sales of goods in all 50 states. A joint committee of the National Conference of C
A Day to Remember Election 1994 in South Africa
A Day to Remember Election 1994 in South Africa
A Day to Remember Election 1994 in South Africa A Day to Remember: Election 1994 in South Africa An old woman in South Africa walks along a dirty street, struggles under the weight of her possessions. She is tired and hot, but she pursues her goal. She wants to take advantage of her new privilege before she dies. A busy young man strides down a crowded street in New York City. In his hand he carries a briefcase, which includes some proposals that he plans to work on at home. A short distance ahe
A New Immigration Policy
A New Immigration Policy
A New Immigration Policy A New Immigration Policy The population of the world is ever increasing. The United States is no exception to this trend. The current population of the United States is 270 million people. This year alone, one million immigrants will enter the United States, whether legally or illegally. Some of those illegal aliens who evade justice for four years or more are granted amnesty, legal forgiveness, and are given U.S. citizenship. Allowing these illegal aliens to remain in t
A Rose By a Vulcan Name Would Smell as Sweet
A Rose By a Vulcan Name Would Smell as Sweet
A Rose By a Vulcan Name Would Smell as Sweet A Rose, By a Vulcan Name, Would Smell as Sweet. Social commentary is dangerous. In addition to risking social and political censure, the commentator must carefully convey the message. In directly addressing a problem, one risks alienating an audience before making one\'s point. If one indirectly approaches said problem, one may appear to lack conviction or a point. Star Trek: the Original Series takes a third path, that of allegory. Unfortunately, as
A Time to Die
A Time to Die
A Time to Die Joel A Time To Die Active euthanasia is a necessary course of action and should be allowed as long as the decision is being made by the family members or the patient themselves. The American Medical Association claims active euthanasia is against it’s policy, but improving the quality of life for a patient is, so what happens if the patients life could be made better by ending it? In a statement by the American Medical Association, they claim “the intentional termination of the lif
A Womans Decision
A Womans Decision
A Womans Decision A Woman\'s Decision Many people believe that abortion is a moral issue, but it is also a constitutional issue. It is a woman\'s right to choose what she does with her body, and it should not be altered or influenced by anyone else. Abortion has joined the race and war as one of the most controversial issues in the world today. There are many points of view toward abortion, but two fine distinctions are pro-choice and pro-life. Because I feel the decision to abort a pregnanc
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Abortion11
Abortion11
Abortion11 Amber Lee Smith Smith 1 Dr. S. Coats English 132 November 28, 2000 Abortion: The Choice of the Woman In Society today there are many topics that are considered to be controversial. Yet, perhaps no contemporary issue inspires more controversy than abortion. “Abortion is conceptualized as a means of fertility control in relationship to contraceptive use” (McCormick 1). One can hardly turn on the television, open up a newspaper or even have a conversation without the topic coming up one
Abortion11
Abortion11
Abortion11 Amber Lee Smith Smith 1 Dr. S. Coats English 132 November 28, 2000 Abortion: The Choice of the Woman In Society today there are many topics that are considered to be controversial. Yet, perhaps no contemporary issue inspires more controversy than abortion. “Abortion is conceptualized as a means of fertility control in relationship to contraceptive use” (McCormick 1). One can hardly turn on the television, open up a newspaper or even have a conversation without the topic coming up one
Abortion4
Abortion4
Abortion4 Crystal Rodriguez Module 6 August 30, 2000 Abortion Today, 27 years since the legalization of abortion, over 30 million legal abortions have taken place in the United States. To me, this is an issue which is more than a simple question of women controlling their own lives and bodies. It is a matter of life or death for an innocent human being. In this paper, I will address many of the issues why it should be banned. I do not assume that I will change a pro-choice person\'s mind, though
Abortion4
Abortion4
Abortion4 Crystal Rodriguez Module 6 August 30, 2000 Abortion Today, 27 years since the legalization of abortion, over 30 million legal abortions have taken place in the United States. To me, this is an issue which is more than a simple question of women controlling their own lives and bodies. It is a matter of life or death for an innocent human being. In this paper, I will address many of the issues why it should be banned. I do not assume that I will change a pro-choice person\'s mind, though
Abortion6
Abortion6
Abortion6 Abortion , in my opinion, has been one of the largest debatable issues in AmericanSociety.  There are so many aspects andviews to examine before one can even begin to form their own opinion.  Politician’s views are quite different thanthe views of a religious person.  Ibelieve the most important aspect to consider is the medical side of abortion.  There are so many medical facts that makeabortion very dangerous.  Personally, Iam pro-life.  I do not think there isany reason for an abort
Abortion6
Abortion6
Abortion6 Abortion , in my opinion, has been one of the largest debatable issues in AmericanSociety.  There are so many aspects andviews to examine before one can even begin to form their own opinion.  Politician’s views are quite different thanthe views of a religious person.  Ibelieve the most important aspect to consider is the medical side of abortion.  There are so many medical facts that makeabortion very dangerous.  Personally, Iam pro-life.  I do not think there isany reason for an abort
Abortion7
Abortion7
Abortion7 Abortion, in my opinion, has been one of the largest debatable issues in AmericanSociety.  There are so many aspects andviews to examine before one can even begin to form their own opinion.  Politicians views are quite different thanthe views of a religious person.  Ibelieve the most important aspect to consider is the medical side of abortion.  There are so many medical facts that makeabortion very dangerous.  Personally, Iam pro-life.  I do not think there isany reason for an aborti
Abortion7
Abortion7
Abortion7 Abortion, in my opinion, has been one of the largest debatable issues in AmericanSociety.  There are so many aspects andviews to examine before one can even begin to form their own opinion.  Politicians views are quite different thanthe views of a religious person.  Ibelieve the most important aspect to consider is the medical side of abortion.  There are so many medical facts that makeabortion very dangerous.  Personally, Iam pro-life.  I do not think there isany reason for an aborti
Abortioon
Abortioon
abortioon In Roe et al. v. Wade District Attorney of Dallas County (1973), one of the most controversial cases in recent history, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down all state laws that limit a woman\'s right to an abortion during the first three months of pregnancy. Justices Rehnquist and White dissented. Mr. Justice Blackmun delivered the opinion of the Court.... This Texas federal appeal and its Georgia companion, Doe v. Bolton, post, p. 179, present constitutional challenges to state criminal
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln
Abraham Lincoln Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865), 16th PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. Lincoln entered office at a critical period in U. S. history, just before the Civil War, and died from an assassin\'s bullet at the war\'s end, but before the greater implications of the conflict could be resolved. He brought to the office personal integrity, intelligence, and humanity, plus the wholesome characteristics of his frontier upbringing. He also had the liabilities of his upbringing--he was self-educated
Accounting ethics
Accounting ethics
accounting ethics This paper will discuss the public perception of CPAs in today\'s society, pitfalls that they may encounter, methods to prevent some of these negative behaviors and consequences they may face should they fall short. Most Who Do You Trust? surveys rank politicians, lawyers and used car salesmen at the bottom and certified public accountants at the top. That is because the CPA profession has a squeaky clean image--anal-retentive little wimps who wear thick glasses and cannot ge