Free Essays on Citizens Duties And Obligations

  1. Right, Duty and Obligation/Responsibility: a Search for Ethical

    1 RIGHT, DUTY AND OBLIGATION/RESPONSIBILITY: A SEARCH FOR ETHICAL FUNDAMENTALS By Dr. Ani Casimir K.C 2 1) Introduction: Immanuel Kant gave philosophy four fundamental questions with which it is to concern itself and they are: (1) What can I know? ; (2) What is man?; (3) What can...

  2. American Citizens Duties to the Government: According to the Constitution

    American Citizens Duties To The Government: According To The Constitution Christopher J Morin College Of Central Florida Abstract What is our duties and obligations to our country. What is the importance of these duties to our nation, government, and the other citizens of the united states...

  3. Is There a Moral Obligation to Obey the Law?

    fact, with the exception of a special class of laws, it is no reason at all. This is the core of discussion whether there is a general moral obligation to obey the law. This discussion started in the 1970's in the United States. The background to it was the civil rights movement in the United States...

  4. Constitutional Safeguards in India

    relevance for the Religious Minorities. Equally relevant for them, especially, is the prefatory declaration of the Constitution in its Preamble that all citizens of India are to be secured "liberty of thought, expression, belief, faith and worship and "equality of status and of opportunity." The Constitution...

  5. Consent Theory of Political Obligation

    All relationships, either personal or political, entail in some way obedience and obligation. The relationship between the individual and the state for this papers purpose will be our focus. The individual is bound to obey the laws that are enforced upon them by the state for many reasons. The laws are...

  6. Democracy

    Democracy is that form of government in which the ruling power of a state is legally vested not in any particular class or classes, but the entire citizens. The ideal of democracy is that of equality, freedom and welfare for all. Ancient democracy was based on the direct participation of the masses in...

  7. Is There a Moral Obligation to Obey the Law

    Traditionally, natural law theorists and positivists opposed on the question to determine whether one has a moral obligation to obey the law. Following positivists’ arguments, I would argue that we might have to obey the law for practical reasons or even moral reasons but that it is never grounded on...

  8. Antigone

     Antigone In the Greek tragedy “Antigone”, there were many forms of opposition. The struggle of duty to oneself vs duty to society was represented by the two main characters of the play, Antigone and Creon. In the beginning of the play, the audience learns that Antigone’s brothers, Polynices and Eteocles...

  9. Army values

    maker. When we establish loyalty to our soldiers, the unit, our superiors, our family, and the Army we must be sure the "correct ordering" of our obligations are being accomplished and not the easiest. There is no clear rule as to which comes first. Sometimes it will be the service, sometimes the family...

  10. Analysis of Gotta Love

    subsequent quotes is from this case study. The first unethical issue is that the newly elected Mayor Burns was motivated by his misdirected obligation. He felt he owed something to the Sealy Law Enforcement Officers’ Association and his two ex-students. Professor Burns made promises during his...

  11. One of Mohawk High Schools Best Citizens

    Mohawk High School is home to many fine citizens. Many are overlooked or not recognized. That is one of the reasons I believe this award is great. This is an excellent way to recognize the best citizens and commend them. It is all too often that people only realize the bad things that are going...

  12. On Duty of Civil Disobedience

    throughout the document "On Duty of Civil Disobedience" by maintaining a very serious tone. Thoreau states his opinions regarding how the United States government should be run. He also points out how unjust occurrences and regulations stifle the minds of the US citizens. Thoreau's utopian government...

  13. Phillipine Constitution

    SECTION 1. The following are citizens of the Philippines: (1) Those who are citizens of THE Philippines at the time of the adoption of this constitution; (2) Those whose fathers or mothers are citizens of the Philippines; (3) Those born from January 17, 1973, of Filipino mothers, who elect Philippines...

  14. Freedom of Speech and World War I

    spreading of dissension in government actions; especially in times of war. World War I transformed the personal guarantees and freedoms of American citizens by redefining the role of government in debates of constitutional speech and freedom of the press.2 Resistance to the war effort was met with federal...

  15. the demands of national security Vs. Individual Rights

    Conflict means fighting open warfare. Demands of national security means protection against loss, attack, or harm to the citizens. Ought to supersede means that there is a duty or obligation to take the place or position of something. Conflicting means not able to be followed or acted on, because each requires...

  16. Roman Citizenship

    meaning of Roman citizenship in ancient Rome lies in the following readings: Plutarch's Life of Tiberius Gracchus and Life of Cicero; Cicero's On Moral Obligation; and Suetonius' The Life of Augustus. In Plutarch's Life of Tiberius Gracchus, Plutarch places a lot of emphases on the fact that Tiberius' father...

  17. Towards Lasting Peace

    cosmopolitan legal reform and individual moral improvement, including resistance to egoism and the cultivation of cosmopolitan attitudes. The duty to pursue peace includes the duty to promote the rule of domestic and international law and work against its unilateral subversion. The juridical cosmopolitanism of...

  18. political science

    integrity of the national territory Art .Section 4. The prime duty of the Government is to serve and protect the people. The Government may call upon the people to defend the State and, in the fulfillment thereof, all citizens may be required, under conditions provided by law, to render personal...

  19. Criminal Law Omissions

    rule) unless there is a duty to act (the exception). For example, the case of Stone and Dobinson (1977) confirmed that there was a duty of care owed to those in the same household, and especially a duty to act to save relatives. Similar duties to act arise from contractual obligations, and situations of prior...

  20. John of Salisbury

    Hunting, feasting, and the other entertainments of courtiers are acceptable recreation so long as they are done in moderation and do not conflict with duties. Those external goods that one can acquire in life are tools that help people perform virtuous acts; as such, they to be valued and sought (Poli....

  21. Classification of Taxes

    thereof Ex. Income tax, community tax, estate tax B. Indirect – imposed on the taxpayer who shifts the burden of the tax to another, Ex. VAT, customs duties. 3. As to determination of amount A. specific – imposed and based on a physical unit of measurement as by head number, weight, length or volume...

  22. Role and Function of Law

    power is through the separation of power into three separate branches; executive, legislative, judicial. Each branch has its own amount of power and duties. “It functions in tandem with other sources of law in three broad areas: establishing a structure for federal and state governments (including qualifications...

  23. Accountability

    Accountability refers to the obligation of an individual to report formally to his superior for the proper discharge of his responsibility. It is the answerability of a subordinate to render an account of his activities to his superior. The person who accepts responsibility is accountable for the performance...

  24. Human Rights

    is highly contested in international political theory and the way it is interpreted depends on both how any particular theorist understands moral obligation and international law distinctively and how the two concepts relate to each other in international relations. Questioning whether human rights are...

  25. Nstp

    and adult age. 4. Rights-are legal,social or ethical principles of freedom or entitlement. 5. Citizenships-the status of a citizen with rights and duties. 6. Policies-a proposed or adopted course or principle of action. 7. Nationalism-patriotic feeling, principles or efforts. ...

  26. Eliminating Pe

    Physical Education Elimination—A Threat to American Society According to the American Heart and Stroke Association, 23.9 million citizens are overweight, 12.7 million of these range from the ages two to nineteen. Childhood obesity is a growing epidemic across the world, especially here in the United...

  27. HLA HART

    Austin another positivist. According to Hart Austin’s theory accounts only for one kind of rules that confer upon citizens the power to create, modify and extinguish right and obligations in other persons. As Hart points out, the rules governing the creation of contracts and wills cannot plausibly be...

  28. Summary of Washington's Farewell Address

    his term in office as the First President. This however, would be an incorrect assumption. Washington, prepared his message to “Friends and Fellow-Citizens,” which has become known as George Washington’s Farewell Speech. Washington’s message wasn’t a speech at all. In fact, it was never spoken. Washington...

  29. larrisa

    Major Obligation. General obligation debt issued by local governments generally requires a pledge of full faith and creditof the local government. Since a local government's credit is based on tax receipts, it is pledging the receipt of taxes and its ability to levy those taxes in support of the debt...

  30. The Army as a Profesion

    Army is a group of servant leaders providing a necessary and important service to the American people. This service is not something the average citizen is willing to do, but understands that it must be done. Our job is to fight, shape and win America’s wars. Judicious use of lethal force is how we...