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1992 Los Angeles riots – Wikipedia

1992 Los Angeles riots
Date April 29 – May 4, 1992
Location
Caused by Reaction to acquittal of four policemen on trial in beating of Rodney King; death of Latasha Harlins
Methods Widespread rioting, looting, assault, arson, protests, property damage, firefights, murder
Parties to the civil conflict
Casualties
Death(s) 63[1]
Injuries 2,383
Arrested 12,111[2][3]

The 1992 Los Angeles riots, sometimes called the 1992 Los Angeles uprising,[4][5] were a series of riots and civil disturbances that occurred in Los Angeles County in April and May 1992. Unrest began in South Central Los Angeles on April 29, after a trial jury acquitted four officers of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) for usage of excessive force in the arrest and beating of Rodney King, which had been videotaped and widely viewed in TV broadcasts.

The rioting took place in several areas in the Los Angeles

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The Pennsylvania Society – Wikipedia

The Pennsylvania Society
Date(s) Second weekend in December
Frequency annual
Location(s) New York City
Inaugurated 1899

The Pennsylvania Society is an annual weekend retreat for Pennsylvania’s politicians and business leaders held in New York City. It began during the late 19th century as a meeting of Pennsylvanians living in New York City who gathered annually beginning in 1899 to discuss events in their home state. As the first few meetings developed into an annual event, it morphed into weekend-long retreat where political networking and fundraising took place in New York’s finest clubs, restaurants, and hotels. The main event of the weekend is the “Pennsylvania Society Dinner,” which is sponsored by “The Pennsylvania Society,” a nonprofit corporation. In recent years the receptions hosted by lobbyists, political committees, and corporations have taken on increased importance.

It has been criticized because of its image as a stereotypical “smoke-filled room” where lobby groups gain

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Gun laws in Pennsylvania – Wikipedia

Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Gun laws in Pennsylvania regulate the sale, possession, and use of firearms and ammunition in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States.[1][2][3]

Summary table[edit]

Subject/Law Long guns Handguns Relevant statutes Notes
State permit required to purchase? No No
Firearm registration? No Partial 18 Pa.C.S. § 6111.4 18 Pa.C.S. § 6111.4 forbids the government from creating a firearm registry. Nevertheless, all handgun buyers in the state must undergo a PICS check at the point of sale, a record of which is maintained by the state police in a “sales database”. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled that this is legal under the aforementioned statue, as it is not a comprehensive record of all handgun ownership within the state — gun owners moving into the state are not required to register their firearms.
Assault weapon law? No No
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Politician – Wikipedia

Politician sau om politic este o persoană cu un rol important în activitatea politică; reprezintă ocupația celui care își desfășoară activitatea principală în acest domeniu.

Există și politicieni care nu țin direct de vreun partid politic; aceștia se numesc „politicieni independenți”.

Politicienii sunt oameni care sunt activi din punct de vedere politic, în special în politica de partid. Pozițiile variază de la birourile locale la birourile executive, legislative și judiciare ale guvernelor regionale și naționale.[1][2] Unii ofițeri de poliție aleși, cum ar fi șerifii, sunt considerați politicieni.[3][4]

Conform lui Max Weber[5], un bun politician trebuie să aibă trei calități:

  • pasiune (Leidenschaft)
  • sensul răspunderii (Verantwortungsgefühl)
  • sensul proporției (Augenmaß)

Conform fostei senatoare australiene Vicki Bourne[6] calitățile necesare sunt:

  • să fie modest
  • să fie agreabil
  • să gândească strategic
  • să se specializeze
  • să aibă țeluri clare, care pot fi atinse
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Body politic – Wikipedia

Cover of Hobbes’ Leviathan shows a body formed of multitudinous citizens, surmounted by a king’s head.[1]

The body politic is a medieval metaphor that likens a nation to a corporation[2] which had serious historical repercussions throughout recent history and therefore giving the Crown: “As a legal entity today the Crown as executive is regarded as a corporation sole or aggregate”,[3][4] a corporate entity.[5][6][7]Maitland argues that the Crown (as a legal term) is a convenient cover for ignorance and traces the legal term Crown as corporation sole originally from the 16th century and argues that it was both a political and legal ploy originally reserved for the monarch of the day with the combination of medieval Roman law amalgamated into the early medieval domain of early church property law.[8][9] The modern understanding of the concept means a body politic comprises all

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Law of India – Wikipedia

The Constitution of India is the longest written constitution for a country, containing 450 articles, 12 schedules, 103 amendments and 117,369 words.

Laws of India refers to the system of law across the Indian nation. India maintains a hybrid legal system with a mixture of civil, common law and customary, Islamic ethics, or religious law within the legal framework inherited from the colonial era and various legislation first introduced by the British are still in effect in modified forms today. Since the drafting of the Indian Constitution, Indian laws also adhere to the United Nations guidelines on human rights law and the environmental law.

Indian personal law is fairly complex, with each religion adhering to its own specific laws. In most states, registering of marriages and divorces is not compulsory. Separate laws govern Hindus including Sikhs, Jain’s and Buddhist, Muslims, Christians, and followers of other religions. The exception to this

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Politics of Switzerland – Wikipedia

Political system of Switzerland

Switzerland is a semi-direct democratic federal republic. The federal legislative power is vested in the two chambers of the Federal Assembly, the National Council and the Council of States. The Federal Council holds the executive power and is composed of seven power-sharing Federal Councillors elected by the Federal Assembly. The judicial branch is headed by the Federal Supreme Court of Switzerland, whose judges are elected by the Federal Assembly.

Switzerland has a tradition of direct democracy. For any change in the constitution, a referendum is mandatory (mandatory referendum); for any change in a law, a referendum can be requested (optional referendum). In addition, the people may present a constitutional popular initiative to introduce amendments to the federal constitution. The people also assume a role similar to the constitutional court, which does not exist, and thus act as the guardian of the rule of law.

Cantonal and

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The Society (TV series) – Wikipedia

2019 American mystery teen drama web television series

The Society is an American mystery teen drama web television series created by Christopher Keyser, that premiered on Netflix on May 10, 2019. The series stars Kathryn Newton, Gideon Adlon, Sean Berdy, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, Jacques Colimon, Olivia DeJonge, Alex Fitzalan, Kristine Froseth, Jose Julian, Alexander MacNicoll, Toby Wallace and Rachel Keller. In July 2019, the series was renewed for a second season, which is set to be released in 2020.[1]

Premise[edit]

The Society follows the story of a group of teenagers who must learn to run their own community after the rest of the population of their town (West Ham, Connecticut) disappears.[2] The mystery begins when the students of the local high school return early from a canceled field trip and find that everyone else is gone.[3] A dense forest appears surrounding the town; the

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M72 LAW – Wikipedia

The M72 LAW (Light Anti-Tank Weapon, also referred to as the Light Anti-Armor Weapon or LAW as well as LAWS: Light Anti-Armor Weapons System) is a portable one-shot 66-mm unguided anti-tank weapon. The solid rocket propulsion unit was developed in the newly formed Rohm and Haas research laboratory at Redstone Arsenal in 1959,[5] then the full system was designed by Paul V. Choate, Charles B. Weeks, Frank A. Spinale, et al. at the Hesse-Eastern Division of Norris Thermadore. American production of the weapon began by Hesse-Eastern in 1963, and was terminated by 1983; currently it is produced by Nammo Raufoss AS in Norway and their subsidiary Nammo Talley, Inc. in Arizona.[6]

In early 1963, the M72 LAW was adopted by the U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps as their primary individual infantry anti-tank weapon, replacing the M31 HEAT rifle grenade and the M20A1 “Super Bazooka”

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Politics (Aristotle) – Wikipedia

Politics (Greek: Πολιτικά, Politiká) is a work of political philosophy by Aristotle, a 4th-century BC Greek philosopher.

The end of the Nicomachean Ethics declared that the inquiry into ethics necessarily follows into politics, and the two works are frequently considered to be parts of a larger treatise, or perhaps connected lectures, dealing with the “philosophy of human affairs”. The title of the Politics literally means “the things concerning the polis”.

Overview[edit]

Structure[edit]

Aristotle’s Politics is divided into eight books which are each further divided into chapters. Citations of this work, as with the rest of the works of Aristotle, are often made by referring to the Bekker section numbers. Politics spans the Bekker sections 1252a to 1342b.

Book I[edit]

In the first book, Aristotle discusses the city (polis) or as he likes to call it a “political

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