Ukrainians take to the streets: celebrating unity on the day of national independence and demonstrating intentions to protect their economic rights. To become a magistrate a person must be under sixty-five and usually live within fifteen miles of the magistrates’ court at which they will sit to hear criminal cases. There are people who can be excluded from appointment, such as police officers, traffic wardens, members of the armed forces, people with certain criminal convictions, undischarged bankrupts and those who have a close relative who is already a magistrate in the same magistrates’ court. In civil law countries, only the judicial decisions of administrative and constitutional courts are binding outside the original case. In essence, the concept of precedent, i.e. past cases can determine the outcome of future ones, is not used. Within history, in concrete, objective contests, both humanization and dehumanization are possibilities for a person as an uncompleted being conscious of their incompletion. But while both humanization and dehumanization are real alternatives, only the first is the people’s vocation is constantly negated, yet it is affirmed by that very negation. It is thwarted by injustice, exploitation, oppression, and the violence of the oppressors;it is affirmed by the yearning of the oppressed fro freedom and justice, and by their struggle to recover their lost humanity. Fear can be eliminated, when we start to see ourselves in other people and the separateness subsequently disappears. When this happens, focus shifts from superficial differences, perceived or otherwise, to the fundamental commonalities that we share. We are really no different. When you become aware of a person’s fears, insecurities, aspirations, struggles, failures, and successes, you begin to relate to these universal realities and naturally respond with empathy and compassion. You understand where they are coming from even if you don’t necessarily agree with their rationale every time. Those who judge are those who do not understand, but those who understand are unlikely to judge. This is why teaching black history, race relations, and the history of racism in a very direct manner in schools, is a much-needed component to the much-needed healing in the United States. Compassion, as Charles Darwin alluded in his book, The Descent of Man and Selection in Relation to Sexâ€, is essential for the survival of our species. Survival is for the kindest, not fittest because we exist as groups. Compassion, empathy, patience, acceptance, is the absence of fear. It is therefore love. It is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded but a relationship between equals.
Throughout the nineteenth century, Native Americans were restricted to reduced tracts of lands as European-Americans increased in population and power in American territory. The American Indian Reservation Movement (hereafter referred to as AIRM) of the nineteenth century was a means of assimilating Native Americans into American society by restricting the landownership of Native Americans through the allotment of specified areas of real estate. Growing out of Jacksonian America’s expansion westward and the mounting economic power of the United States over increasingly dependent Native American nations, such legislation as the General Allotment Act of 1887 were implemented by the Federal United States Government. Pioneered by Massachusetts Senator Henry Dawes, 1 (in recognition of whom the General Allotment Act is also known as the Dawes Act), the General Allotment Act reflected the sentiment of the AIRM era’s Indian Affairs policy that if individual Native Americans were given plots of land to cultivate, they would prosper through the adoption of European-American agricultural practices and become assimilated into mainstream American culture as middle class farmers. The Native American nations to which the assimilated farmers had belonged were viewed by legislators as obstacles to the cultural and economic development of the individual Native Americans, and with the implementation of such legislation as the General Allotment Act, the tribal affiliations believed to be hindering assimilation would quickly wither away. 2 According to historian William Canby, in 1871, Congress passed a statute providing that no tribe thereafter was to be recognized as an independent nation.â€ 3 The General Allotment Act removed Native American nations’ land from the title of the no longer recognized nations, and reallocated the lands in smaller allotments to individual Native Americans and Native American families. The middle class, complete with the middle class citizen, plays a dominate role in Aristotle’s discussion of his polity. He highlights the fact that the state functions through people, and in turn, the state keeps the citizens and people in check through circular government. Additionally, and dissimilar from Plato’s version of the state, there is opportunity for the advancement in life. This instance shows where Aristotle more closely borrows from the democratic view. In Plato’s ideal state, power resides in the more powerful. When comparing the Platonic state as opposed to a more modern form of government, one would conclude that the Platonic state borrows more consistently from an aristocracy – a rule by the best. Now in order to more concisely interpret this information, we must pick apart what Plato means by the best. When these philosopher kings are selected, they are screened based upon mental knowledge as opposed to physical potency. So by best, Plato means the ones most suitable for the intellectual position, not based on money or political influence. Above all money or desire, reason and honor must reside in the ruler. To Plato, the best also means the good. He considers the notion that good men would rather not be kings. Good men realize the dangers of power and would rather reside under them. Considering modern views and stereotypes of politicians, irony sure comes to mind in this instance. Plato also believes that everyone need obey the more powerful because it is for the good of the people of the state, and not just because they are threatened by the more intelligent and powerful. This defines the rule in Plato’s perfect state.
Political egalitarians contemplating social democracy might also raise a further concern about what John Rawls termed reciprocity.â€ As Rawls explained, republican democracy requires that citizens regard one another as free and equal and as worthy of mutual respect. If social welfare is conceivedâ€”as it now largely is in the United Statesâ€”as a matter of redistributing the income of those who have succeeded in the testing of market competition to those who have failed for one reason or another, then it will be all too easy to regard welfare recipients as state dependents or charity cases and not as fellow free and independent citizens. Some will regard them with compassion, others with contempt, but neither bespeaks a reciprocity of respect. Serious criminal cases are determined by a judge and jury. The role of the judge is to direct the jury, give rulings on points of law, summarise the facts of the case and answer queries from the jury. The procedure for criminal courts dealing with civil contempt, which is less likely to occur in the face of the court, is set out in Rule 48.9 CrimPR. In England most towns have a Magistrates’ court where minor criminal cases are judged by three magistrates called Justices of the Peace, specially trained members of the public. More serious cases are heard in a Crown Court by a judge and a jury. Minor civil cases, such as divorce and bankruptcy are heard in the county courts and more serious ones in the High Court of Justice. Appeals against decisions from the Crown Court or the High Court go to the Court of Appeal. A few cases, where a question of law is in doubt go to the House of Lords. Taking seriously its rejection of all wars but the class war, the IWW paid dearly for its opposition to American involvement in World War I The leadership was decimated, and the organization was shattered by government prosecutions and harassment and by government-abetted vigilante actions. A hopelessly impractical organizational structure, internal dissensions, and the competing, new appeal of communism to revolutionaries completed the downfall in the 1920s of an organization which had carried antiauthoritarianism and worker exclusivism to fatal extremes. The Communist Party controls the country from government to police to military. A written application to a court, usually the first pleading in a lawsuit, requesting a remedy available under law, also called a complaint. For example, a petition for dissolution of marriage is the first pleading filed in a divorce.
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