Biographies of the justices.

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Listen to the Marshal calling the court to order: https://www.oyez.org/about Review Article III of the Constitution. What appears to be missing in terms of specific powers? Watch the debate between Justice Scalia and Justice Brier on C-SPAN http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/id/221473 (You can skip the first ten minutes of introductions if you like.) Then read the links related […]

The hypothetical problem that involves a regulatory strategy for Master's Programs for scientists, engineers, and medical professionals

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Consider the hypothetical problem that involves a regulatory strategy for Master’s Programs for scientists, engineers, and medical professionals -> like the one that Northwestern Law School offers -> M.S.L -> http://www.law.northwestern.edu/academics/degree-programs/msl/ Consider a new strategy for regulating these new programs: 1. Who should do the regulating (and why?) 2. List and explain 2 – 3 […]

Political Theory.

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1. What is the purpose of political association? (Is there a purpose?) 2. How connected are the necessities of politics to the truth? Must a political order be grounded or at least looking towards something true as Plato suggests, or perhaps something else? Do members of a political community need to agree on certain truths? […]

Reintegration and Reconciliation of child soldiers in Sub-Saharan Africa following periods of armed conflict

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This research paper should focus on a case study of child soldiers in: Uganda (Lord’s Resistance Army), Sierra Leone (Revolutionary United Front), and Sudan all in the post-Cold War context and attempt to explain the methods of reintegration and their effectiveness in other sub-Saharan African nations as well. operate with the research question similar to: […]

Syrian Crisis.

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On September 30, 2015 Russia intervened in the ongoing Syrian Civil War. The intervention definatively changed the scope of the war beyond an internal civil war and in some ways dramatically raised the stakes for the international community. The United States has been supporting the mostly Sunni rebels against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, leader of […]

Thucydides and Plato.

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In the beginning of Thucydides’ History, the Spartan King Archidamus offers an explanation of courage that emphasizes shame and self-control (see pp. 25-28 of the Woodruff translation, i.e. sections 1.80-85). First, analyze Archidamus’ conception of courage, by explaining the relation of his conception of courage to other Spartan ideals that Archidamus discusses, such as shame, […]

The Weather Underground Terrorism Movement in the United States.

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  Essay- Write a “Strategic Estimate” Of the Weather Underground Insurgency Movement, identify and format paper as follow: 1:Problem–what’s the issue/threat? Why violence and what form? (Introduction) 2:Root–what created problem and how is it sustaining the threat? 3:Frame and Narrative–what’s its cause and how is it justified? 4:Strategy–how is the threat trying to get what […]

Bureaucratic institutions.

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You will be required to choose one of these bureaucratic institutions and perform the following tasks within an essay: (1) Describe the bureaucratic institution’s history. When was it formed? What was its original purpose? Who were the important leaders that helped define this institution? (2) Describe the day-to-day activities of this institution. What are its […]

Comparative Constitutions.

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• What are the similarities and differences between the US Constitution and the modern Texas Constitution? • What do scholars identify as the greatest strengths and weaknesses of each constitution? What are the merits of these arguments? • What aspects of the Texas Constitution could be used to improve governance at the federal level? Suggest […]