In the U.S. to be considered an impaired driver, the BAC level is .08 to .10 (depending on which state you live in), while in other countries; the BAC is .05 to .08. (NHTSA, 2000) Most countries have laws that govern what happens to drivers with multiple convictions up to and including fines and loss of driving privileges. In addition, countries outside of the U.S. also create differences for BAC based upon age. If you are a minor being pulled over for DWI and you blow a .02, you have violated the law and can be arrested. Suspensions of driver’s licenses also vary.
Brinegar v. United States 338 U.S. 160 69 S. Ct. 1302; 93 L. Ed. 1879; 1949 U.S. LEXIS 2084 Facts: Brinegar had a reputation for illegally transporting liquor across state lines. The officer recognized the defendant one day, while parked by the highway, and noticed that the defendant's vehicle looked "heavily loaded." When he pulled Brinegar over, the officer could see one case of alcohol in the front seat of the car. The defendant later on denied that any liquor was visible.
Driving or operating any vehicle is a very irresponsible decision and it is also against the law, which can lead to huge fines, suspension of license, and possibly jail time. According to “Ca.gov” (2011) “section 23152 it is unlawful for any person who is under the influence of any alcoholic beverage or drug, or under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug, to drive a vehicle. Part B it is unlawful for any person who has 0.08 percent or more by weight, of alcohol in his or her blood to drive a vehicle” (VC Section 23152 Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Drugs). Driving under the influence is one of the leading causes of automobile accidents in the world today. Drinking or using drugs impairs your senses and results in decreased muscle coordination and slower reaction times.
P2 Task 2 SEX DISCRIMINATION ACT 1995/97: This act outlines laws that are in place to protect employees against sex discrimination in the workplace. It means that men, women of any race and applicants who have had a gender reassignment operation will not be discriminated against by their interviewers or managers. This includes marital status, sex, or gender reassignment. It includes direct and indirect discrimination. Direct could be when a less qualified man could not be given a job over a more qualified woman whereas indirect discrimination is where a job has requirements that only one sex can fulfil.
Any reports before the 1st October 2010 the Equality Act cannot help resolve the matter. Instead the victim will have to go to a legislation Act that was apparent at the time. The Act was brought in to prevent discrimination in a work place and bring the Sex discrimination Act 1975, Race relations Act 1976 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 together into one single Act, called the Equality Act 2010 or the Equal Opportunities Act 2010 (Gov.Uk, 2013). The equal opportunities legislation comes from the equality Act 2010. It is a law that has been put into place to prevent any discrimination against; age, sex, race, disabilities, religion, gender and sexual orientation in a work place or in society generally.
After analyzing Ben Smith’s case, we came to a conclusion that there are enough evidence for Ben Smith to present his case to the court for discrimination allegation. Based on the information provided in the case study there are enough evidence to the favor of Ben Smith that it is highly possible that he will win the case if it is brought to the court’s attention. The law that is protecting Ben Smith in this case is Title VII of the CRA 1964, which prohibits employers from discrimination or segregation on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, or national origin, in any employment condition including hiring, firing, promotion, transfer, compensation and admission to training programs. Ben Smith is protected by Title VII because he has been discriminated base on his sex “Image” as it is stated in the facts. Based on the information given in the case study, it is safe to assume that Louis Lane Cosmetics Company is only interested in hiring women for this particular position.
They possess the same fundamental rights, and the comparable interests of each person should count the same in calculations that determine social policy. Neither supposed racial differences, nor skin color, sex, sexual orientation, ethnicity, intelligence, nor any other differences among humans negate their fundamental equal worth and dignity. The event of credit card company provide the support to the hate guoup also reletion to the essay “ Legal to Censor, but Unwise” by Gabe Rottman who is a legislative counsel and policy adviser at the Washington legislative office. Rottman claims that Financial services companies, are ill-equipped to determine which groups should live or die in hard cases of controversial speech like “hate speech”. So, credit card companies should not decide to whether provide support to the group even it is hate group.
The following will be an exploration of some of the current and past policy measures that have been implemented to either curb or allow the public’s access to guns as well as a policy analysis stating some of the weaknesses and strengths of both pro-gun control and pro-gun arguments. History The 1968 assassination of president JFK was the reason for passing the “Gun Control Act”. The subsequent assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy also fueled its quick passing. This act required that gun dealers were to keep a better record of those that are buying guns, as the records being kept were lax. The act also banned the sale of handguns over state lines, restricted dealers to selling guns to those that had a prior felony conviction, those that were mentally incompetent and those that were past drug users.
Alabama’s law states that no court shall enforce the terms, or regard as valid, any contract between an alien and a party if the party knew at the time that the alien was unlawfully present in the United States. Alabama law says that an illegal alien may not receive any benefits from state or local public benefits. Also under Alabama’s law, any illegal alien cannot enroll in
The article goes on to say that several studies show that the lowered MLDA in the 29 states had an immediate impact on motor vehicles crashes increased among teens. This shows that the decrease in the MLDA affected the teenagers in a negative way by allowing them to drink at a younger less mature age. Another concern with lowering the drinking age is negative on teen’s health. Under the age of 21 your brain is still developing. During this development alcohol negatively affects all parts of the brain, including coordination, motional control, thinking, decision making, hand-eye movement, speech, and memory (Pg.2 Par.6).