Sunday, August 18, 2019
Lawyer Lawyers function mutually as both advocates and advisers. As advocates, they embody their clients in court by providing supportive evidence. As advisers, they advise their clients on their legal rights and obligations. Lawyers (also known as attorneys and counselors) can interpret laws and are to apply these laws to a specific situation. Lawyers spend a large amount of their work time involved in researching precedents, which are past explanations of laws and the history of judicial judgments based on that law. Precedents are used to support a lawyerÃ¢â¬â¢s case in court. Every law firm has itsÃ¢â¬â¢ own libraries and public documents to computer databases and the Internet that are available to lawyers for research. A large amount of lawyers have their own private practices that deal with all kinds of legal problems. Some go off to work for larger law firms, government agencies, and corporations. What attracted me to being a lawyer originally if I could be perfectly honest is the salary that they make. Coming up from a poor background a lawyer was one of the few careers talked about while I was growing up that make a lot of money. But as I got older I found out that there are different types of lawyers like environmental and family lawyers that make less then say a corporate lawyer but are fighting for what is in my opinion good causes. ------------------------------ Famous contributors Thurgood Marshall was the chief legal counsel for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and fought for the rights of color folks and the ending of segregation in schools with the most famous and talked about being Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. President John F. Kennedy selected Thurgood Marshall for... ...ack and take into custody people who break the law and then give them a warning, cite them, or arrest them. Most police officers patrol their jurisdictions and inspect any activity that seems suspicious. They are also responsible for answering 911 emergency calls and investigate cases like domestic violence, home invasion, etc. Uniformed police officers have broad law enforcement responsibilities. They wear a uniform that is easily recognizable by the public. They respond to emergency calls and go for regular patrols. Police departments are typically structured into geographical boroughs, with uniformed officers dispersed to patrol a particular area. Officers in large agencies regularly patrol with a partner. During patrols, officers are on the lookout for any signs of criminal activity and are always on the ready to conduct searches or arrest suspected criminals.