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Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder

Famous Trials - UMKC School of Law - Prof. Douglas Linder

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Mock Trial Opening Statements for The Prosecutor. « Mock trial blog December 25, 2010 by mocktrialblahblahblah Volunteering to present the opening statement for your mock trial team poses a challenge. It may mean that you are the first to speak in the entire competition. To review, let’s go over the order of a trial again.

Book Series: The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe Originally founded by series editors Margaret King and Albert Rabil and the Press in 1993 as a modest proposal to make available in English translation perhaps a dozen key texts by women writers who contributed to the development of humanism during the European Renaissance (ca. 1300-1800), the Other Voice in Early Modern Europe series began publishing books in 1996. After the first half-dozen books were published, it soon became clear that the mission of the series had grown into the larger ambition of the textual recovery, not just of works by or about women that called for gender equality and equal education, but other important works, many quite popular in their day, from many different disciplines and genres, including religious history and devotional writing, economic equality and female autonomy essays, anatomy and medical treatises, philosophical and scientific works, and imaginative literature (including memoir, fiction, drama, and lyric and epic poetry).

David Cameron: Tributes paid to Prime Minister as he resigns following EU referendum result Tributes to David Cameron have begun pouring in after his resignation following the referendum result – even from those who would be ranked among his staunchest political enemies. Speaking to the BBC in the immediate aftermath of the Prime Minister’s shock announcement, Lord Peter Mandelson said Mr Cameron had worked to make the Conservatives a “less nasty, more socially tolerant and liberal party”. “Mr Cameron made his announcement with his usual grace, elegance and composure,” he said. “He looks and sounds like a Prime Minister but I’m afraid that’s no longer enough.” “I’m afraid those who chose this referendum as their instrument of revenge against him have won the day. The right wing has gained the upper hand and that is the direction the conservative party is now going to go,” he said.

International Justice A Global System of Justice Amnesty International is working together with thousands of other organizations to lobby governments worldwide to create an international system of justice that complements and reinforces national justice systems. Such a system is essential to deter those contemplating human rights crimes, to enable survivors to obtain justice and redress, and to support post-conflict reconciliation. More info Amnesty campaigns for an effective system of international justice by calling for: The International Criminal Court (ICC): The ICC is the world's first permanent, international judicial body capable of bringing perpetrators to justice and providing redress to victims when states are unable or unwilling to do so.

Electronic Briefing Books: compilations of declassified documents Srebrenica conference documents detail path to genocide from 1993 to 1995.Documents show contradictions between New York UN declarations and ground realities, resistance from member states to back up resolutions with troops and planes, constant reluctance to use air strikes abetted by divisions within U.S. government, allies. Anatoly S. Chernyaev Diary, 1975 The Uncertain Future of De'tente Perestroika in the Soviet Union: 30 Years On Documents show extraordinary achievements, Spectacular missed opportunities.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project Internet History Sourcebooks Project Paul Halsall, Editor Last Modified: Dec 11 | linked pages may have been updated more recently The Internet History Sourcebooks Project is a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented cleanly (without advertising or excessive layout) for educational use. 1. This project is both very large and fairly old in Internet terms. At the time it was instigated (1996), it was not clear that web sites [and the documents made available there] would often turn out to be transient.

ited Nations Global Issues The world is in the midst of a unique and irreversible process of demographic transition that will result in older populations everywhere. As fertility rates decline, the proportion of persons aged 60 and over is expected to double between 2007 and 2050, and their actual number will more than triple, reaching 2 billion by 2050. In most countries, the number of those over 80 is likely to quadruple to nearly 400 million by then. Best U.S. History Web Sites Library of Congress An outstanding and invaluable site for American history and general studies. Contains primary and secondary documents, exhibits, map collections, prints and photographs, sound recordings and motion pictures. The Library of Congress American Memory Historical Collections, a must-see, contains the bulk of digitalized materials, but the Exhibitions Gallery is enticing and informative as well. The Library of Congress also offers a Learning Page that provides activities, tools, ideas, and features for educators and students.

Internet History Sourcebooks Full Text Sources Links to full texts of books available at this and other sites will be listed here. The texts are also integrated within the overall structure of the Sourcebook. This listing is to aid compilers of web guides to online books, etc.