Tag Archives: Joe Timmins

Should We Render British ISIS Militants Stateless to Reduce the Risk of Terrorism to National Security?

Contributed by Joe Timmins Finding the Balance between the Human Rights of UK Citizens engaging in ISIS Activities and the Risk to National Security The Islamic State of Iraq, more commonly known as ISIS, has dominated the press in recent … Continue reading

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Does Plate Tectonic Theory Help our Understanding of the Distribution of Seismic and Volcanic Events?

Contributed by Joe Timmins Plate tectonic theory is a scientific theory that describes the large scale motion of the Earths lithosphere. The theory of plate tectonics was initially developed by Wegener in 1912.  His report put forward the idea of … Continue reading

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Causation, Good Samaritan Laws and Blind Men Walking off Cliffs

Contributed By Joe Timmins If Person A, a Blind Man, is Walking Towards the Edge of a Cliff and Person B watches Person A do so Without Stopping him, is Person B guilty of killing Person A? Please note that … Continue reading

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The Death of Meritocracy: Positive Discrimination

Contributed by Joe Timmins     The British Equality Act 2010 was based on British principles that gender should never have any influence in employment. Amendments to the Equality Act in April 2011 allowing positive  discrimination, or “positive action” as … Continue reading

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Can Bribery Ever Be Considered a Normal Part of Doing Business?

Contributed by Joe Timmins Before this statement can be evaluated, we need to first to define bribery in the eyes of the law. The UK’s most recent and revised legislation regarding bribery is the Bribery Act 2010. This law states … Continue reading

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