American Citizens Duties To The Government:
According To The Constitution
Christopher J Morin
College Of Central Florida
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...
1 RIGHT, DUTY AND OBLIGATION/RESPONSIBILITY: A SEARCH FOR ETHICAL
Dr. Ani Casimir K.C
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...
A citizen is a person who lives in a particular country for a long time. He may be born in the country or not but, by virtue of his long stay in the country he earns the right to the citizenship of the country and starts being so called.
The basic difference in the acquired citizenship after stay...
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...
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."
conclusion to be ethical.
In Scenario 1 the mayor of a small town needs to decide in favor of economic prosperity or in defense of his elderly citizens. For this scenario I chose the same conclusion for each of the three philosophical approaches – the mayor could allow the developer to build on the...
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...
First published Tue Apr 17, 2007; substantive revision Fri Apr 30, 2010
To have a political obligation is to have a moral duty to obey the laws of one's country or state. On that point there is almost complete agreement among political philosophers. But how does one acquire such...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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.
Third, moral philosophers and moralists in the wake of eighteenth-century cosmopolitanisms have insisted that we human beings have a duty to aid fellow humans in need, regardless of their citizenship status. There is a history of international relief efforts (International Red Cross and...
While being a male citizen of Athens allowed for many privileges the metics, slaves and women lacked, it also carried with it a great deal of responsibility. Male citizens had many roles, both personal and social, that they were expected to fulfil in order to maintain the polis and their community....
pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.
Section 8. The right of the people, including those employed in the public and private sectors...
The topic of my assignment is “Rights & Duties of citizens”.
Before describing rights & duties let’s discuss what is citizen
means? Who are citizen?
The term “citizen” can be understood in a narrow or in a board
sense. In a narrow sense it means the resident of a city or one
who enjoy the privilege...
Soldiers are men and women who have pledged their lives by sacrificing their freedom, some soldiers even gave their lives so that all of the other citizens in America could have the freedom that they have today.
Whenever a person enlists in the military, they become a soldier, an individual who makes...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...