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The Battle To Increase Nevada’S Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard; An Insight Into Rps Policy Changes., Alondra Regalado 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Battle To Increase Nevada’S Renewable Energy Portfolio Standard; An Insight Into Rps Policy Changes., Alondra Regalado

Capstone Projects & Student Papers

Climate Change Greenhouse gas emissions from industrialized societies have changed the temperature of the earth’s surface, atmosphere, ocean and climate systems. Although scientists have been aware of the effects of greenhouse gas emissions and climate change as early as the 1970’s, world leaders have been slow to react and implement proactive policies. As federal administrations and national leaders abdicate their leadership in mitigating climate change, the responsibility to implement proactive policies now lies with local bodies, such as states, private companies and individuals.

Overview Nevada’s abundant renewable energy resources have made the state a target for the ...


The #Vegasstrong Rallying Cry: How A Hashtag Came To Define A City’S Resilience, Miranda R. Barrie 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The #Vegasstrong Rallying Cry: How A Hashtag Came To Define A City’S Resilience, Miranda R. Barrie

Capstone Projects & Student Papers

The mass shooting that occurred in Las Vegas on October 1, 2017, left a place infamous for its neon lights in complete and total darkness. In a city that projects an image of the ideal adult playground, tragedy peels back the facade built by advertising agencies and tourism authorities. The world, perhaps for the first time, was able to see the people behind the image of a sinful strip. During the hours following the horrific events that occurred the night of October 1st, the Las Vegas community came together to grieve, heal, and find a path forward. Using the rallying ...


The Benefits Of A Grant For Police Worn Body Cameras, Tanner Castro 2019 University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Benefits Of A Grant For Police Worn Body Cameras, Tanner Castro

Capstone Projects & Student Papers

Police monitoring and accountability are important moral and economic issues within our nation. The problems that surround police accountability serve as the cause of issues regarding high rates of court cases having to deal with police misconduct, the issue of a nature of hostility surrounding police officers, and the social issue of police brutality. In order to help mitigate several of these problems, policy must be constructed in order to increase the rates at which we monitor police officers and hold them accountable.

Monetarily, the courts have a problem of having to deal with cases involving police misconduct. Due to ...


Subordination Discourse: A Critique Of Trump's Diversity Model, Roy L. Brooks 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Subordination Discourse: A Critique Of Trump's Diversity Model, Roy L. Brooks

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Wolf Act Amendments To The U.S. International Religious Freedom Act: Breakthrough Or Breakdown?, Robert C. Blitt 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Wolf Act Amendments To The U.S. International Religious Freedom Act: Breakthrough Or Breakdown?, Robert C. Blitt

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

No abstract provided.


Health Justice For Immigrants, Medha D. Makhlouf 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Health Justice For Immigrants, Medha D. Makhlouf

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Protection Is In The Process: The Legislative Reapportionment Commission, Communities Of Interest, And Why Our Modern Founding Fathers Got It Right, Mike Turzai, Rodney A. Corey, James G. Mann 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Protection Is In The Process: The Legislative Reapportionment Commission, Communities Of Interest, And Why Our Modern Founding Fathers Got It Right, Mike Turzai, Rodney A. Corey, James G. Mann

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

No abstract provided.


The Shallow State: The Federal Communications Commission And The New Deal, Daniel R. Ernst 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

The Shallow State: The Federal Communications Commission And The New Deal, Daniel R. Ernst

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

American lawyers and law professors commonly turn to the New Deal for insights into the law and politics of today’s administrative state. Usually, they have looked to agencies created in the 1930s that became the foundation of the postwar political order. Some have celebrated these agencies; others have deplored them as the core of an elitist, antidemocratic Deep State. This Article takes a different tack by studying the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and its predecessor the Federal Radio Commission (FRC), an agency created before the New Deal. For most of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first two presidential terms, the ...


Providing Optimal Value To Energy Consumers Through Microgrids, Gregory T. Bischoping 2019 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Providing Optimal Value To Energy Consumers Through Microgrids, Gregory T. Bischoping

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Public Affairs

Microgrids are an increasingly popular means of making a smaller, smarter, cleaner, and more resilient energy grid. When Superstorm Sandy hit the northeast states, a few microgrids continued to provide their constituents with energy for weeks while the rest of the grid was down. Microgrids typically involve small-scale energy generation coupled with nearby storage and distribution, and are connected to, but capable of disconnecting from, the macrogrid during a power outage.

This Comment will analyze the economics of microgrids, focusing on the necessity of effective cost-benefit analyses. In order to allow for the development of microgrids, regulators should create appropriate ...


Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, But Not Too Many: U.S Public Opinion And Illegal Immigration, Nicholas Henry Bader 2019 Bard College

Give Us Your Tired, Your Poor, But Not Too Many: U.S Public Opinion And Illegal Immigration, Nicholas Henry Bader

Senior Projects Spring 2019

Senior Project submitted to The Division of Social Studies of Bard College.


2019 January, Morehead State University. Office of Communications & Marketing. 2019 Morehead State University

2019 January, Morehead State University. Office Of Communications & Marketing.

Morehead State Press Release Archives, 1961 to the Present

Press releases for January of 2019.


Factors Contributing To Victim Employment, Victim Income Status, And Intimate Partner Violence In Jamaica, Marsha Fraser 2019 University of Central Florida

Factors Contributing To Victim Employment, Victim Income Status, And Intimate Partner Violence In Jamaica, Marsha Fraser

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

Using 166 IPV police reports in Jamaica, this mixed-methods study (a) explored the utility of routine activities theory and control balance theory for explaining the relationship between victim employment and IPV; (b) explored risk factors for IPV; and (c) examined the relationships between victim employment and victim income status with IPV murder and IPV severity in the Jamaica. Content analysis of the narratives of the police reports supported both theories suggesting an integration of the two theories may be most fitting. Estrangement and infidelity emerged as bold themes. Infidelity was identified as an additional risk factor in the Jamaican context ...


The Effects Of Natural Resource Dependence And Democracy On The Incremental Budgeting Theory And Punctuated Equilibrium Within A Budgetary Context, Barrak Algharabali 2018 University of Kentucky

The Effects Of Natural Resource Dependence And Democracy On The Incremental Budgeting Theory And Punctuated Equilibrium Within A Budgetary Context, Barrak Algharabali

Barrak Algharabali

I contribute to the literature by providing additional factors that could affect the incremental budgeting theory and punctuated equilibrium theory (PET) within a budgetary context. Because of the fluctuation in the price of natural resources, I argue that dependence on natural resources could lead to less stable budgets than ones not dependent on natural resources. I also argue that democracy is another source that leads to stability in the budget, relative to countries that are not democratic. I theorize that countries with no democracy and heavy dependence on natural resources will have budgets with more volatility than the rest of ...


Planetizen Blog Posts- First Half Of 2019, Michael Lewyn 2018 Touro Law Center

Planetizen Blog Posts- First Half Of 2019, Michael Lewyn

Michael E Lewyn

Op-ed length articles on various land use-related issues.


Strengthening Democracy By Design: Challenges And Opportunities, Nancy L. Thomas, J. Kyle Upchurch 2018 Tufts University

Strengthening Democracy By Design: Challenges And Opportunities, Nancy L. Thomas, J. Kyle Upchurch

Journal of Public Deliberation

In 2014, the Journal of Public Deliberation published an essay, “Democracy by Design,” a framework for a more aspirational, stronger democracy and approach to civic learning. Here, the authors update and reissue Democracy by Design along with a report on the status of the four foundational attributes of a strong democracy, one that is participatory, free and equal, educated and informed, and accountable and justly governed. The authors argue that American democracy faces multiple challenges reflecting declines in democratic norms and practices, for example, growing inequality, weak and unequal civic education, widening polarization, and the rise of undemocratic forces in ...


Bureaucracy, Civil Society And Ideology In Latin America, Grazielli Faria Zimmer Santos, Paula Chies Schommer 2018 Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Centro de Ciências da Administração e Socioeconômicas, Brasil

Bureaucracy, Civil Society And Ideology In Latin America, Grazielli Faria Zimmer Santos, Paula Chies Schommer

Gobernar: The Journal of Latin American Public Policy and Governance

This essay analyzes how political and ideological changes affect public bureaucracy and its relationship with civil society regarding different strategies of openness to participation. We suggest a theoretical-conceptual framework to discuss aspects of the political situation in Latin America. First, we discuss the changes that occurred over time, in the state-civil society relationship, which strengthen the latter and amplify a discourse for more participatory democracy. The focus is the role of the public bureaucracy in mediating the relations among the several actors in society, and we examine the way different political and ideological strands influence how open to participation the ...


2018 December, Morehead State University. Office of Communications & Marketing. 2018 Morehead State University

2018 December, Morehead State University. Office Of Communications & Marketing.

Morehead State Press Release Archives, 1961 to the Present

Press releases for December of 2018.


Book Review: The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence For The Social Sector, Veena Pankaj 2018 Innovation Network

Book Review: The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence For The Social Sector, Veena Pankaj

The Foundation Review

No abstract provided.


Back Matter, 2018 Grand Valley State University

Back Matter

The Foundation Review

No abstract provided.


Editorial, Teresa R. Behrens 2018 Grand Valley State University

Editorial, Teresa R. Behrens

The Foundation Review

No abstract provided.


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