The war on drugs: is it a war worth fighting the united states has been engaged in a war for nearly 25 years a war in which there is a great deal of confusion as to why we are engaged in it, and if we are in the war for the right reasons. The most sensitive problem lincoln confronted in dealing with the border states was slavery as has already been noted, he revoked frémont's emancipation edict in 1861 with an eye to public opinion in the border states. In order to enhance the knowledge base available for member states to develop effective international responses to transnational organized crime threats, unodc has produced a series of legal and technical tools and publications. A component of the executive office of the president, ondcp was created by the anti-drug abuse act of 1988 the ondcp director is the principal advisor to the president on drug control issues. A related matter involved the question of legal liability for us corporations that have cooperated with the nsa by providing it with data, apparently including e-mail and telephone communications between persons in the united states, as well as between persons in the united states and others abroad.
The clean water act (cwa) establishes the basic structure for regulating discharges of pollutants into the waters of the united states and regulating quality standards for surface waters the basis of the cwa was enacted in 1948 and was called the federal water pollution control act, but the act was significantly reorganized and expanded in 1972. Tribal sovereignty in the united states is the concept of the inherent authority of indigenous tribes to govern themselves within the borders of the united states the us federal government recognizes tribal nations as domestic dependent nations and has established a number of laws attempting to clarify the relationship between the federal, state, and tribal governments. The history of the police section 1 native american police officers—1883 i t is important to examine the history of policing in the united states in order to understand how it has.
Gang problems: a model for problem solving provides a prototype to assist communities in identifying, analyzing, and responding to gang-related problems as well as assessing the effectiveness of their responses. The articles formed a war-time confederation of states, with an extremely limited central government while unratified, the document was used by the congress to conduct business, direct the american revolutionary war, conduct diplomacy with foreign nations, and deal with territorial issues and native american relations. However, those problems have made it very difficult for the average american citizen to obtain an open, objective view of many of the issues that involve the united states (and since the united states is so influential culturally, economically, politically and militarily around the world, they are naturally involved in many issues. The new deal was a series of programs, public work projects, financial reforms and regulations enacted by liberal democrats led by president franklin d roosevelt in the united states between 1933 and 1936.
United states, declares the background check requirement of the brady handgun violence prevention act unconstitutional the florida supreme court upholds a jury's $115 million verdict against kmart for selling a gun to and intoxicated man who used the gun to shoot his estranged girlfriend. The bill of rights (amendments 1-10) proposed september 25, 1789 adopted december 15, 1791 it's almost impossible to imagine the united states (us) constitution without having a bill of rights, but when it was first being drafted, a majority of the founding fathers didn't think it was necessary. Opponents of more gun control argue that there are already some 20,000 gun laws in the united states, and that, as more laws pass, more gun violence occurs proponents argue that these are largely state and local laws with limited impact, and that without them incident rates would be even higher. An official website of the united states government we've made some changes to epagov if the information you are looking for is not here, you may be able to find it on the epa web archive or the january 19, 2017 web snapshot. Home educator resources teaching with documents constitutional issues to the civil war (dred scott v of the united states such action may be in order.
Requires that each state must respect the laws of all other states article iv, section 2 ensures that citizens of each state will be treated fairly and equally in all states, and requires the interstate extradition of criminals article iv, section 3 defines how new states may be incorporated as part of the united states, and defines the control. The mass shooting in roseburg, ore has reignited debate over gun control and gun rights in the united states below are a series of questions drawn from what people have been searching for on. When a person either leaves the country and brings plants or food into the united states or attempts to import the items through another manner, he or she may encounter legal issues with customs agencies or through federal or state laws. The fbi counterterrorism center was established to combat terrorism on three fronts: international terrorism operations both within the united states and in support of extraterritorial investigations, domestic terrorism operations, and countermeasures relating to both international and domestic terrorism. Similar questions international law paper can you please revise thank you indeed, the supreme court of the united states and the lower federal courts have established the set of rules defining the law and practice of the united states.
We have riot squads if we need them americans are a fairly orderly bunch unless severely riled, as occurred several times in our inner city ghettos over the years, or during our various labor or anti-war disputes. United states, officially united states of america, abbreviated us or usa, byname america, country in north america, a federal republic of 50 states besides the 48 conterminous states that occupy the middle latitudes of the continent, the united states includes the state of alaska, at the northwestern extreme of north america, and the island state of hawaii, in the mid-pacific ocean. This law protects the equal right of all persons within the jurisdiction of the united states to make and enforce contracts without respect to race this includes all contractual aspects of the employment relationship, such as hiring, discharge, and the terms and conditions of employment.
Political parties in the united states the leaders of the american revolution did not like the idea of parties and political battles between parties upon his retirement from public life in 1796, george washington warned americans against faction (parties. Michelle alexander is a civil-rights advocate, lawyer, legal scholar, and professor michelle alexander is the author of the bestseller the new jim crow, and a civil-rights advocate, lawyer, legal. The constitution also grants congress the power to establish courts inferior to the supreme court, and to that end congress has established the united states district courts, which try most.