The Importance of Body Language in the Courtroom

4 pages | 1070 words

This essay discusses the role of body language in the courtroom, and how understanding non-verbal communication can be crucial in reaching a verdict. It describes some famous cases where interpretation of body language played a key role, and offers some tips on how to correctly interpret gestures and expressions.


The Relationship Between Educational Attainment and Social Permissiveness

2 pages | 420 words

This essay looks at the relationship between educational attainment and voting intentions on two recent ballot initiatives in California: Proposition 19, which would have legalized marijuana use, and Proposition 8, which would have banned homosexual marriage. The author argues that educational attainment is a significant predictor of voting intentions on both propositions, and that those with higher levels of education are more likely to support permissive policies.


The People vs. Ronald Riff: A Case of Breaking and Entering

2 pages | 350 words

The People allege that Ronald Riff broke into Marquette's store on the night of August 4th, 2012 and stole money from the register. The People have witnesses who will testify that they saw Mr. Riff near the store on the night of the robbery and that he was the one who stole money from the register. The People believe that they have enough evidence to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that Mr. Riff is guilty as charged.