Category Archives: Governance

Ethics and Internal Hiring

For your week #7 blackboard discussion, I’d like you to read & consider “Ethics and Internal Hiring” (pg 105-109) in “Managing Local Government:  Cases in Effectiveness”. As you heard from our guest speaker, the Human Resources disipline is a critical component of efficient and effective public sector organizations. As Gary mentioned, HR duties vary from the “transactional” to the “transformational” and City Manager’s rely on human resources professionals to guide a City through all types of challenges.

Building on our class discussion, please craft a brief response to the following questions, which stem from the case. Remember that this is a case study review and I am not as concerned with “accuracy” in the traditional sense, I am more interested in your ability to reflect on the situation….


Question 1 (Multiple Choice Worth 3 points)

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“In republican government, the legislative authority necessarily predominates. The remedy for this inconveniency is to divide the legislature into different branches; and to render them, by different modes of election and different principles of action, as little connected with each other as the nature of their common functions and their common dependence on the society will admit.”–Federalist No. 51

Which of the following elements of the Constitution is the author defending in this quote?



Question 48 (Essay Worth 10 points)

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In 2012, a filmmaker posted a video online about the plight of child soldiers in Africa. It became a “viral video,” attracting thousands of watchers around the world. Is this type of activity….

Criminal Justice 50 Multiple Choice

The Latin term meaning “father of his country” which is implied as meaning the government is the true guardian of the needy and infirmed children.


2. __________________ were a sixteenth century English set of laws which vagrants and abandoned and neglected children were bound to masters as indentured servants.


3. Early English courts established to protect the property rights and welfare of the minor children of affluent families.


4. Civic leaders who focused their attention on the misdeeds of poor children to control their behavior were called:


5. In 1816, The Society for the Prevention of Pauperism was established to:


6. When the first House of Refuge opened in New York the Society for the Prevention of Pauperism and the __________________ were influential….

Stewardship Recognition Strategy And A Marketing Strategy

Your non-profit organization should be Red Cross Society of China, and all your strategy should be based on Red Cross Society of China.

The recognition and stewardship strategy (1/2 page, single spaced) for a major gift donor should describe the donor’s gift and the written and other thank-you’s and immediate and planned recognition that will be given, and the near and ongoing stewardship that will be conducted for this immediate and likely or hoped future major gift donor.

The marketing plan (1/2 page, single spaced) should describe the actions that will be taken to present, promote and have reaction, such as comments, questions and gifts, to the fundraising case and request for support.  The plan should include actions taken inside the organization as well as those external to….


For this assignment, you will write a 2–3-page paper (double-spaced, 1-inch margins) providing at least 1 example of how government has overstepped biblical principles in some form of economic policy.


Options include the following topics:

A specific piece of legislation relating to business regulation or taxation. The “party platform” of either the Republican Party or the Democratic Party (or both). The role of the Federal Reserve. The budget process.

In discussing one of these topics, incorporate clear references from the required reading.


The required Reading & Study material for Module/Week 7 must be cited specifically, and you must include outsides sources as well. You must include at least 2 sources in your essay, cited in current APA formatting.


Explain why your opinion reflects the majority or minority opinion

Now that you are familiar with the judicial decision-making process, you will use your experience with it to write a judicial opinion.

Steps Reflect on your decisions in the cases of T.M. v. State of Florida and Hazelwood v. Kuhlmeier using the following questions: Did your opinion reflect the majority or minority opinion on each case? Did you tend to favor loose or strict interpretation of the laws and rights for each case? What factors most influenced your decision and interpretations in each case? Use your answers to the questions above to write a judicial opinion for each case using this Template. Explain your answers to each question in detail and use information from the lesson and the court’s minority and majority opinions. Be sure to check your work for proper spelling and grammar, and….

What Are The Advantages Or Disadvantages Of The Airline Deregulation Act Of 1978

Term Paper Requirements

The paper must be written in accordance with APA standards using the current edition. The required length is 4-5 pages excluding the cover page, charts, tables, graphs, diagrams, photographs, the reference page, or the appendix. The format will be double-spaced, 1-inch margins, Times New Roman, and 12pt font.

Term Paper Topics

Topics for the term paper are required be directly related to aviation or aerospace legislation. You must have selected a topic from one of the Statutes or Cases listed here. The instructor may approve a topic from the Rhoades text which must be directly related to aviation or aerospace legislation.

The instructor may also approve an alternative topic suitable for your location in a jurisdiction outside the United States but only if it is directly concerned with aviation….

The​ ​Anti-Federalists:​ ​Assessment


Prominent​ ​Americans​ ​wrote​ ​essays​ ​and​ ​gave​ ​speeches​ ​to​ ​support​ ​their​ ​positions.​ ​You​ ​will now​ ​follow​ ​their​ ​example​ ​by​ ​writing​ ​and​ ​editing​ ​your​ ​own​ ​persuasive​ ​argument​ ​either​ ​for​ ​or against​ ​ratifying​ ​the​ ​Constitution.​ ​You​ ​will​ ​find​ ​it​ ​helpful​ ​to​ ​complete​ ​this​ ​​Activity​ ​on​ ​Argument Writing​​ ​before​ ​you​ ​begin.


1. Choose​ ​whether​ ​to​ ​argue​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Federalist​ ​or​ ​as​ ​an​ ​Anti-Federalist.​ ​Review​ ​the​ ​lesson​ ​to make​ ​sure​ ​you​ ​understand​ ​their​ ​main​ ​points.

2. Using​ ​quotes​ ​from​ ​the​ ​​Federalist​ ​and​ ​Anti-Federalist​ ​Papers​,​ ​write​ ​an​ ​opinion​ ​article​ ​for​ ​a newspaper,​ ​or​ ​create​ ​a​ ​speech​ ​podcast​ ​to​ ​convince​ ​people​ ​in​ ​your​ ​state​ ​to​ ​agree​ ​with your​ ​position.​ ​Include​ ​the​ ​following​ ​in​ ​your​ ​speech​ ​or​ ​article:

○ ©​ ​2012​ ​Polka​ ​Dot/Thinkstock ○ introductory​ ​paragraph​ ​that​ ​clearly​ ​states​ ​your​ ​position​ ​as​ ​a​ ​Federalist​….

How does family behavior influence delinquency?

Ch. 6 & 7 discuss the influence gender and family have on delinquency. In addition, you have read briefly about gender and the juvenile justice system.


Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper answering the following questions:


How does gender affect delinquency?


What are some current explanations for gender differences as they relate to delinquency?


How does family affect delinquency?


How does family makeup affect delinquency?

How does family behavior influence delinquency?


Are delinquent females treated differently than delinquent males by members of the juvenile justice system?


Are they treated unfairly?

Do they benefit from being female? Why or why not?


Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.

Which of the following statements do you agree with most and why?


1)The term equality has several dimensions: political, social, and economic. Which do you think is the most important and why? (80-100 words answering


2) The diversity of state laws and procedures creates situations that may seem unfair to many citizens. For example, felony conviction rates can lead to different prison sentences in various states. In addition, some state legislatures invest more in public education than others. Should federal officials exercise more power to require greater uniformity in policy among the states? Why or why not? (80-100 words answering this

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3) How much free speech should be allowed in the United States? Should we allow the following individuals to give a speech on this campus: a Caucasian racist, a neo-Nazi, and an African….