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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Challenges Obama to Debate

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad challenged United States President Barack Obama to a live, televised one-on-one debate to see which country has the best solutions for the world's problems."Toward the end of summer we will hopefully be there for the (U.N.) General Assembly and I will be ready...

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Rockets Shot at Resorts in Jordan

At least six Iranian made rockets were fired in the direction of Israel and Jordan oday and at least one Jordanian person was killed.  Four others were inured.Israel claims that six Katyusha rockets were fired from the Sinai region.  However, Egyptian officials are denying this theory:"No...

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What Is Appellate Law?

When individuals are unsatisfied with the decision or judgment rendered to them by a court of law, they have the option to appeal or challenge the decision or judgment in a process provided for by the legal system. This refers to appellate law, the rules and guidelines that provide for the process...

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President Barack Obama's Birthday Is August 4th

Today is US President Barack Obama's birthday.  He turns 49 on August 4th 2010.Barack Obama is one of the youngest US Presidents in recent history.  However, as his birthday is celebrated, the tolls of the presidency are evident as Obama sports more and more gray hair with each passing...

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What Is Probate Law?

There exist many areas of law that address general and specific issues and matters. Some laws exist to respond to issues regarding a person’s properties and assets once he or she dies. This may include the disbursement of such assets according to a will that the deceased may have written....

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In Law, What Is Situs?

It is absolutely important that laws be applied within the jurisdiction that provided for it. Thus, an entire country may be subject to a constitution, but not necessarily to certain ordinances or statutes. These ordinances and statutes may only apply to the local jurisdiction in which they were...

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What Is the Age of Majority?

When it comes to the application of law, certain exceptions are made due to the age of a person. This is to delineate minors from adults and the subsequent treatment of the law they are subject to. Thus, the age of majority is the age at which a person is no longer considered a minor. A person...

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What Is Juvenile Corrections?

In most cases when an underage person commits a crime, the legal punishment is imposed on their parents and there are no serious legal consequences for the child him/herself.

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What Is a Defamation Lawsuit?

A defamation lawsuit is a case filed against a person who has made false accusations against another individual. However, this is not limited to persons alone because it can also cover businesses, groups, governments and countries. Defamation is the act of maligning a person’s identity without...

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What Is a Writ of Mandamus?

A writ of mandamus is a type of court order issued by a superior court that aims to compel a person to perform a mandatory duty and complete it. The term mandamus is Latin for “we command.” This order can be issued to a public authority, corporation or a lower court to complete an action or cease...