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- Accomplice Liabilty - 2,655 words
... er to determine the legislative intent behind this statute. There is no concrete history for the present code but the court relied on commentary from the tentative draft of the Alaska Criminal Code revision. The commentary states, "Subsection (2) codifies the current case law that one is liable as a traditional 'accomplice' if he acts 'with intent to promote or facilitate the commission of the offense'." Alaska Criminal Code Revision Part II, at 31 (Tent. Draft 1977) (citations omitted) quoted in 818 P.2d 691, 692. This comment is persuasive because prior to the revision every time the Supreme Court of Alaska defined the mens rea requirement for an accomplice it stated that one has to ha ...
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- Elizabeth Was The Unwanted Daughter Of King Henry Viii, The King Who Killed Her - 1,526 words
Elizabeth was the unwanted daughter of King Henry VIII, the king who killed her mother, because she did not bear a son. Elizabeth grew up in a country at war with it self in the wake of King Henrys religious reforms. Through no fault of her own, Elizabeth was cast aside by her own father; resulting in a lonely childhood and adolescence. While her half sister Mary I was queen, as a young women Elizabeth lived quietly, waiting for her opportunity to succeed. On November. 17, 1558, Mary died and Elizabeth began her reign. During her years as a queen, Elizabeth influenced England greatly, with which to this day the Elizabethan age is most often associated. Education was one of Elizabeths greates ...
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- Fear: A Good Thing Or Bad Thing - 1,682 words
... order to get what he wants. Now Macbeth's fears have made him take action. Debating whether he should kill to become the king, Macbeth sends a letter to his wife about the three witches telling him about his future. When his wife receives the letter and finds out what it contains, she says she is going to make sure that Macbeth becomes king. Macbeth's wife, Lady Macbeth, also finds out that King Duncan, the king of Scotland, is going to be visiting them. She decides they are going to kill Duncan, once and for all. When Macbeth is informed of her plans and questions if they are going to succeed, she responds, "We fail?" (Shakespeare, 20). She disputes his authority in the plan, and it sho ...
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- Genetic Engineering - 1,021 words
Genetic Engineering On February 24, 1997 news broke globally that Ian Wilmut of the Roslin Institute in Scotland had successfully cloned the genetic material of an adult sheep and had created the infant Dolly. The discovery instantly caught the world's attention because Dolly had only one parent; Dolly had been formed by transferring the genetic material of an adult female into one of its own embryos. This process, known as "somatic cell nuclear transfer", refers to removal of genetic material from an adult cell and then implantation of that material into an embryo that has had it's original genetic material removed. The only way to clone an existing animal uses the process of somatic cell n ...
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- Hamlet Study - 1,448 words
... ons as proof of his insanity. But if one were to observe and analyze these passages, they would see that truth and sanity behind them. But the sanity is only a small part. For these passages hold great and profound thought. There are many situations in which Hamlets thoughts are profound. These are not the ponderies of a man gone mad, but of a brain contained within a prison. Of a man whose intellect is holding him back. The first occasion in which Hamlets words, perceived mad, proved to be profound, was with his encounter with Polonius. Polonius, trying to keenly pry from Hamlet his ailment, strikes up a seemingly innocent conversation with Hamlet. To test his madness, Polonius asks Ham ...
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- Medicinal Marijuana: A Wonder Drug Or Danger To Society - 1,077 words
Medicinal Marijuana: A Wonder Drug Or Danger To Society? Cannabis sativa, most commonly known as marijuana, has been used for recreational and medical purposes for thousands of years. Many have smoked marijuana to experience the drug's psychedelic effects, while others use the drug to treat various illnesses and pain. Within the past century, however, the drug's medicinal value has come under much scrutiny. Those supporting the legalization of marijuana feel that the government has withheld a soothing drug from those who are suffering from severe illnesses, and as a result, these advocates find the government to be uncompassionate to those in pain. Nevertheless, those against the legalizatio ...
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- Protestant Reformation - 649 words
Protestant Reformation 3A2 Florian Boyce Euro pd. 6 November 2000 Protestant Reformation The Protestant Reformation was period of revolt. It was an uprising of the Roman Catholic Church. Though it has been proven that the main reason of rebellion was the grievances many people had of the church. However, there were ulterior motives, and underlying causes to the start of the Reformation. Religion was always used as a driving force for many of the ideas for reform in the 16th century. However, with other revolutions in history, one main the main causes happened to be monetary. Reformers and rulers alike thought it was a disgrace to see that the Reformation was based so heavily on money. There ...
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- Racism In America - 798 words
Racism In America If someone asked you what it would be like to live in a perfect world, how would you reply? Many people might say something like, "A place without and arguments or fighting." Others might say "A place where there is not pollution." But, has anyone one ever thought to say, "A place without racism."? For some Americans, racism has never even crossed their minds. For others, it is something they have to live with everyday. In some societies in America, racism isnt even a factor, all citizens of the community get along. But, in other societies, racism is a case that could be life threatening. Racism, in definition, is "the belief that humanity is divided into stratified genetic ...
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- Romeo And Juliet: From Play To Big Screen - 1,745 words
Romeo And Juliet: From Play To Big Screen Romeo and Juliet: From Play to Big Screen In 1596, William Shakespeare published the tragic tale of two star-crossed lovers, Romeo and Juliet. The origins of this story are uncertain but Shakespeare's chief source for his adoption of the story was from " ... The Tragicall Historye of Romeus and Juliet, a poem by Arthur Brooke (1562). He also knew the story from Palace of Pleasure, by William Painter, which appeared in several editions prior to 1580."(Boyce 563) Shakespeare's classic tale is about "two young lovers caught in the crossfire of a senseless family feud."(Shakespeare 3) This feud between the two families ultimately is the cause of the two ...
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- Social Control Of Cyber Space - 1,115 words
... s that someone from a remote terminal using telephone lines had attempted to enter the vast campus computer facility system to destroy the volume table of contents of all the data that was stored in that facility" (Nycum, 4). Luckily, an alert operator forestalled the attack and they were not damaged, but if they had been, $50,000 in 1970 U.S. dollars would have been necessary for the repairs towards the system and recovery of modified or lost data. Since then, institutions around the United States have scattered for solutions to protect themselves from unlawful intrusions and the borderless threats from cyber space. In 1991, the Computer Emergency Response Team at Carnegie Mellon Univer ...
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- The Acropolis - 1,533 words
The Acropolis Elmer Boyce Architecture 110 Professor Boestler 02 November 2000 The Athenian Acropolis The Acropolis of Athens has stood as a monument of triumph to the people of Athens for centuries past. The temples within its walls were used to worship Greek gods like Athena and Poseidon. Rising over three hundred feet above the city of Athens, it can clearly be seen why it is called the Acropolis, which loosely translated means top of city. It isn't the only acropolis in Greece, but it is revered more than the others because of its almost flawless planning in where each building is placed. It took two hundred years of experimenting to get it right. Each building is placed specifically to ...
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- Ufo Fact Or Fiction - 1,346 words
... arched, bent, but not cracked vegetation. Such mysterious circles are believed to be the place of the saucers' landing. Even more interesting, the circles can't bear any vegetable growth for many years afterwards (Life 125). Many allege that not only have they been visited, but kidnapped too. One of my main research sources, a curious, but perhaps crafty David Jacobs, Ph.D., took 60 men and women who claimed abduction and put them under hypnosis in an effort to document and establish whether all this mumbo jumbo is true. Although generally most abductees remember nothing but the fact that they were abducted, hypnosis proved to uncover many layers of lost memories. Through these hypnotic ...
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- Unidentified Flying Objects: Fact Or Fiction - 1,340 words
... circular patches of parched, bent, but not cracked vegetation. Such mysterious circles are believed to be the place of the saucers' landing. Even more interesting, the circles can't bear any vegetable growth for many years afterwards (Life 125). Many allege that not only have they been visited, but kidnapped too. One of my main research sources, a curious, but perhaps crafty David Jacobs, Ph.D., took 60 men and women who claimed abduction and put them under hypnosis in an effort to document and establish whether all this mumbo jumbo is true. Although generally most abductees remember nothing but the fact that they were abducted, hypnosis proved to uncover many layers of lost memories. T ...
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