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DNA And Crime

... length polymorphism’(RFLP)." (Louis Levine, ?) Because each person, except for identical twins(which have the exact same DNA), is formed from two family lines the pattern of sizes of the fragments from an individual is unique and can serve as a DNA fingerprint of that person. These ‘fingerprints’ have became very important in identifying criminals in a number of violent crimes where the victims aren’t able to. Blood or semen stains on clothing, sperm cells found in a vaginal swab taken after a rape, or root hairs are a ...

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Is The Illegalization Of Marijuana Valid?

... and because of its importance to the paper and clothing industries. This action should be taken despite efforts made by groups which say marijuana is a harmful drug which will increase crime rates and lead users to other more dangerous substances. The actual story behind the legislature passed against marijuana is quite surprising. According to Jack Herer, author of The Emperor Wears No Clothes, the acts bringing about the demise of hemp were part of a large conspiracy involving DuPont, Harry J. Anslinger, commissioner of the Fed ...

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... There are many effects to the use of . Psychological effects varies with dose and the tolerance of the user. It increases alertness, wakefulness, and also elevates the mood. Also it increases concentration and energy, decreases fatigue which causes insomnia, and increases restlessness. With higher doses a person may exhibit a pattern of psychosis with confused and disorganized behavior, fear, hallucinations, and paranoia. Physical affects are profound loss of appetite, leading to severe weight loss and nutritional imbalance. Also ...

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The Extradition Of Nazi War Criminals

... of armed conflict. This idea that there actually exists rules that govern war is a difficult concept to understand. The simple act of war in and of itself seems to be in violation of an almost universal law prohibiting one human being from killing another. But during times of war murder of the enemy is allowed, which leads one to the question, "if murder is permissible then what possible "laws of war" could there be?" The answer to this question can be found in the Charter established at the International Military Tribunals at N ...

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Referendum Reaction

... of medical marijuana has proved successful in other states. And most importantly it would make the lives of ill individuals much more bearable. The legalization of medical marijuana would create a new job market for some Mainers. People who might not have had a job before can become a registered grower, and not only make money to support their family, but help the ill in the process. In later years, other states in the vicinity of Maine might legalize medical marijuana as well. Our advanced agricultural practice might monopolize the ...

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Telecommunications Act Of 1996

... since the Act became law, and while we have seen some changes, they have not been as substantial as many analysts, law- makers, and regulators had anticipated. The Act addressed five major areas of telecommunications: 1) Local telephone service, 2) Long distance telephone service, 3) Cable television service, 4) Radio and television broadcasting, 5) Censorship of the internet. The primary goal of the Act was to promote competition for local telephone services, long distance telephone services, and cable TV services. Inter-exchange carriers ( ...

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Capital Punishment: The Just Punishment For Serious Crimes

... and definitely capital punishment serves this purpose by the "a life for a life" principle. Also, it is an effective crime deterent which , by simply incapacitation of the criminal, the chances of committing crimes of that criminal is eliminated. Potential serial killers could not have been serial killers if they were executed after the first murder. Furthermore, it has a threatening effect to the public, making use of human's basic fear of death, implying that the society would deal with capital offences with a just hand , by taking a ...

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Facts About Marijuana

... and the Assyrians for many things. These were what they used it for: the control of muscle spasms, reduction of pain, and for indegestion. Imagine that if they still practiced this, instead of taking an Alka Seltzer after you had mom's Chili or Tacos, you might be sitting in the living room on the LAY-Z Boy, smoking a joint or however they would take it. The folk medicine of Africa and Asia have used it as an herbal preparation. A "mythical" and "legendary" pharmacist and emperor S ...

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The Legalization Of Marijuana: Pros And Cons

... can fight off dangerous emaciation; glaucoma sufferers who have used marijuana said it has prevented them from going blind, and cancer patients for whom it alleviates the severe nausea that is often accompanies chemotherapy and sometimes makes lifesaving treatment impossible. Due to all these lobbying groups which show substantial evidence that marijuana can be used as a prescribed drug. Also many advocates who are pro marijuana complain that morphine and cocaine are legal and are very dangerous drugs, that brings up the question why ...

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Capital Punishment

... punishment as a form of deterrence does not work, as there are no fewer murders on a per- capita basis in countries or states that do have it, then those that do not. In order for capital punishment to work as a deterrence, certain events must be present in the criminal's mind prior to committing the offence. The criminal must be aware that others have been punished in the past for the offence that he or she is planning, and that what happened to another individual who committed this offence, can also happen to me. But individuals who com ...

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Under Age Drinking : The Problems It Creates

... can at least do what adults do then they will be grown up, in a way. This is how our society works. Enough with the philosophy of it. Now I would like to talk about the effects that early age drinking can have on a person. I grew up in a town that has the most bars per capata in the state of Montana and is in the top ten in the United States. This has a huge effect on under age drinkers. The bars card at the door and as long as your 18 your in. And since the bouncers will stamp nearly anyone they know or like the number of kids is ...

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The Need For Capital Punishment

... behind, where you are constantly watched over. Even though this is your bathroom, it has no shower stall or bathtub, but once a week you are allowed to leave this room to take a shower. Your days are spent inside this room reading, thinking and worrying. You aren't in any ordinary room, you're in a cell on death row. A cell reserved for people who were sentenced to death for committing a crime. Death could be by firing squad, lethel injection, the gas chamber or electric chair. Chances are you've been in this room for many years and ...

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