Category: Law

Please view our sample essays on law in this category.

Essay: The law of negligence

Sample Essay The clinical negligence law requires four basics, which include:
  1. The burden of proof where proof that the doctor was negligent lies upon the complainant
  2. The duty of care which implies that there should be no difficulty in proving that the doctor was negligent
  3. The standard of proof which is a test of whether a claim can be proved using probability
  4. Injury causation used to determine whether the doctor actually failed thus causing injuries pointed out.

Is Euthanasia the Right Practice?

Euthanasia is also referred to as mercy killing in which a person with a terminal illness is deliberately put to death. Nobody can understand the pain a person with fatal illness go through. One of the most deadly and fatal illnesses is the cancer. It is a deadly disease which can often prove to be fatal if not diagnosed and treated in its earlier stage. Over the years scientists and doctors have come up with different methods to treat cancer but uncertainty is still there even with high hopes that it can be cured if diagnosed and treated earlier. (more…)

Essay: Budgetary Control

The federal government does not need to impose all the mandates on the public organizations. It would rather decide to impose the mandates to lower level government implying that the lower level government will be given the responsibility of budgetary control. In this case, the situation will be worse because the lower level government is close to the origination and therefore their intervention will be of great impact. (more…)

Essay: The Legal Enforcement Action of the FAA

For the purposes of protecting the safety of the travelling public as well as furthering public interest, the FAA has the power of issuing an emergency order to forbid a pilot from operating a specific flight if the aircraft has a particular pilot or pilots or to suspend the certificate of a pilot so as to maximize the safety of flight of civil aircraft. This can be achieved either verbally or in writing. (more…)

Essay: Lynch v. Fisher

The above is not what happened in Lynch v. Fisher, because if the driver of the truck could have been more careful by parking the truck off the road then the accident could not have occurred. Since everyone ought to be responsible for his actions, the driver of the truck through his insurance should have been held responsible. However, Gunter’s actions cannot be held responsible for the wound that were suffered by the plaintiff because Gunter was in a delirium that was caused by the accident. Although, Gunter should have been more careful by driving carefully, he could not have caused an accident if the truck was not parked at the middle of the road. (more…)

Essay: Mental Awareness

In the case of Lynch v. Fisher, it is of paramount importance to note that state of mind of the Mr. Gunter, which was caused by the accident, led to him injuring an innocent person. If the accident had not occurred, which was caused by negligence of the truck driver, and then Gunter would not have short the plaintiff. However, since the truck driver causes the accident, the plaintiff chose to sue the insurance company of the truck because the truck was the proximate cause of the accident (Surhone, Timpledon, & Marseken, 2010). (more…)

Essay: Proximate causation

Iara Quintana, Plaintiff-Appellant, was knocked down by a vehicle as she crossed a street that did not have street lighting. The city of Chicago was found not to have done anything wrong because the causal of the accident was not entirely on the inoperative traffic lights. The inoperative traffic lights were a just a condition that could have led to an accident but things were made different by the conduct of the drivers. (more…)

Essay: Derdiarian v Felix Contracting Corp

On the other hand, in the case of Brian Quirke, as the plaintiff and the city of Harvey as the defendant, an accident occurred because the traffic lights were not lit. However, although the supplier had switched off the lights, the driver of the jeep that was carrying Quirke did not slow down although he had noticed that the traffic lights were inoperative. Although the fact that the traffic lights were off, this was just a condition that could have led to the accident but it could not be a proximate cause of the accident. The driver of the vehicle, Michael Cain should have realized that the lights were off and as a result, take actions to ensure that chances of an accident were limited by, for example driving slowly. (more…)

Essay: Based Policing and Law Enforcement

Sample Essay By and large the social identities play a significant role in the policing approach applied by the security intelligence. It is worth noting that, whenever there a social group is established it is accompanied by beliefs and set of guidelines which in turn govern these groups. Crowd course of action is not merely spontaneous nor does it take place in a vacuum. It is characterized by strict conformity of certain beliefs and regulations within the group (Thompson 1971; Reddy 1977; Davis 1978). (more…)