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Supreme Court Justice have lifelong appointment

Where Supreme Court Justices have an age-restricted tenure in most democracies, it is not the same for the United States. The Supreme Court Justices are appointed by the president of the U.S. for a tenure that is lifelong. It means that the person appointed will remain on duty, unless situations like resignation, retirement or if removed from office due to any reason. Hence appointing someone...

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There are stereotypical biases that prevail in the society about women even today. The society is always judgemental towards them. On the other hand, there are extreme ‘feminists’, who demand special rights for women under the name of equality and female empowerment. However, it does nothing to remove the bias from society. On the contrary, it makes the bias more prominent. What women need is...

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success

President elect of the American Bar Association Judy Perry Martinez, urged the hundreds of Northeastern University School of Law graduates to think about their legacy even before their careers had begun. They way the graduates define the term success in their life will be what takes their careers forward. One of the important things, according to him, to keep in mind is to always have...

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gender equality

Gone are the days when the male counterpart was dominated, suppressed and concealed in veils. Females have now entered and explored the entire world in an absolutely different and unique manner and there would be no surprises or shock emotions while claiming that they are performing way better than the other gender. But the only thing which is not making the ideal situation is the...

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Guns are big part of homicides, since early 1990s the number of murders have been steadily dropping. Then in 2015 the number went up and continued to escalate in 2016 before falling again; is this sign of an upward trend?   A research paper by James Alan Fox a criminologist at Northeastern University , co-authored by Emma Friedel, PhD student in the school of Criminology and Criminal Justice, draws number...

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On March 7, 1948, Rayfield Davis, a 53-year-old janitor at Brookley Air Force Base in Mobile, Alabama, was beaten to death by Horace M. Miller, a 20-year-old mechanic who also worked at the base. Miller confessed and was spared prosecution, is the subject of a documentary at the Northeastern University titled, ‘Murder in Mobile’.   ‘Murder in Mobile’ is the first extended documentary by the creative directors of...

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