Essays about: "legal history"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 145 essays containing the words legal history.

  1. 1. “A Fatally Flawed System” : A critical investigation of the 2021 cases on the American Death Row where 11 people were executed

    University essay from Enskilda Högskolan Stockholm/Avdelningen för mänskliga rättigheter och demokrati

    Author : Linn Davrin; [2022]
    Keywords : Capital punishment; United States; Discrimination; Racism; Intersectionality;

    Abstract : The death penalty in the US has long been characterized by racist prejudices and mistakes. Previous research suggests that the majority of those executed are intellectually disabled people, black people and the poor. READ MORE

  2. 2. “El que no tranza, no avanza”- A sociolegal study of the interrelations between the colonial history of Mexico and the persistence of organized crime and corruption

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Eili Amanda Aguilar Løvind; [2022]
    Keywords : Mexico; postcolonialism; organized crime; corruption; inequality; poverty; gender roles; male chauvinism; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This research dealt with the investigation of the potential effects of the colonial history on contemporary Mexican society and the inherent relations between this historical period and the persistent existence of organized crime and corruption. The investigation was carried out by taking an approach of grounded theory and, subsequently, electively applying the theories of postcolonialism, advanced marginality and legal alienation with the aim of presenting a comprehensive thematic analysis of the qualitative research data gathered through expert interviews and complementary quantitative data retrieved from selected preceding research on the social phenomena in question. READ MORE

  3. 3. Electronic Court Records & Online Dating: The Swedish Case

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Rättssociologiska institutionen

    Author : Daniela Silipigni; [2022]
    Keywords : Court records; criminal background checks; online dating; privacy; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This socio-legal research investigates the online dating outcomes of individuals with a Swedish criminal history. By utilising a self-administered questionnaire, this research has asked respondents several questions which helped to paint a picture of what kind of impact the online availability of court records has within the online dating realm in Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Semiconductor topography IP rights: Is there possibility for revival?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Adam Novak; [2022]
    Keywords : Immaterialrätt; Intellectual Property; Topography; Kretsmönster; Washington Treaty; TRIPS; Comparative Law; Legal History; Tech Law; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Halvledarindustrin har en form av immaterialrätter avsedd särskilt för dem: Kretsmönsterrätter. Dessa introducerades i USA 1984 i syfte att skydda den amerikanska halvledarindustrin från konkurrens från östra Asien, huvudsakligen Japan. READ MORE

  5. 5. Artificial Intelligence and Pattern Recognition Technologies for Cultural Heritage : Involvement of Optical Character Recognition Software for Citizen Science in the processes for Crowdsourcing of Ancient Italian Texts.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för kulturvetenskaper (KV); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Julie Ballerino; [2022]
    Keywords : Artificial Intelligence; Pattern Recognition; Web-Technologies; Cultural Heritage; Crowdsourcing; Citizen Science; Optical Character Recognition; Accessibility.;

    Abstract : Cultural heritage makes reference to an extremely diverse set of sources. More specifically, historical artifacts as well as intangible elements of a community’s history, pertain to cultural heritage. However, when looking at the conservation, the enrichment, and the divulgation of these elements, the question becomes more complex. READ MORE