Law and Justice – Other Archive

Accurate Eyewitness Accounts

Hundreds of individuals are chosen from lineups every day in North America and Europe (Smith, Lindsay, Pryke, & Dysart, 2001). According to The Innocence Project (2008) “Eyewitness misidentification is the single greatest cause of wrongful …

Eyewitness Crime Scene Memory

They are several reasons for an eyewitness’s memory to be affected.  One of the reasons is that images in our mind are not lucid enough when we try to bring back to our memory a specific …

What is Drm Digital Rights Management

Digital Rights Management (DRM) is a collection of techniques used by entertainment and software companies with the objective to combat piracy and theft of intellectual property. These techniques include dictating how products can be copied, …

Strange and Funny Laws of the United States

Here are some laws that are humorous. They are actually on the books in the places that they are said to be. – In Texas it is against the law for any person to have …

Tobacco and Banning Things that really Hurt

“Go put a piece of gum in your mouth and then come back to kiss me.” That is what my husband told me the other night. I admit I am one of the millions in …

Is Illegal Immigration Good for America

Regardless of how our politicians will “spin” things, the state of our Union is not particularly good just now. Before I go any further, let me make it clear that I am not Bush-bashing. I …

How Epidemiology can help Understand Gang Behavior

Epidemiology is the branch of medicine dealing with the incidence and prevalence of disease in large populations and with detection of the source and cause of epidemics of infectious disease. Epidemiology within the context of …

The Legal Drinking Age in different Countries

Teach the young to handle drink The fact that under-aged drinking is getting worse shows that something is seriously wrong with America’s approach. The conventional reaction to drinking by the young would be a call …

Guns on College Campus – Yes

Florida State lawmakers are considering legislation that would allow firearms on college campuses, but some local students expressed doubts about the idea. Pasco Republican State Committeeman Bill Bunting, a gun-rights advocate, argued that weapons on …

Benefits and Costs of the Clean Air Act

The Clean Air act of 1970 is a US law that sets limits and regulates air emissions. It’s the law that gave the Environmental protection agency (EPA) the right to set standards as to air …

Gun Control and Nature

Natural selection favors deadly predators and fast prey animals with nearly equally lethal defenses. The slowest lion does not eat, and the slowest gazelle becomes dinner. The winners (the ones who get to eat and the ones …

Unbelievable Idaho Laws

In bygone years, states made up their own laws depending on the needs they were facing.  Many of these laws were made in the early years of statehood, and they have never been taken off …