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Memorandum Recommending Expansion of Maryland Area Regional Commuter Train Service
This capstone is a memorandum for a Maryland Democratic legislator proposing a policy to expand Maryland Area Regional Commuter Train Service (MARC) weekend train service on MARC’s Camden and Brunswick Lines. The memorandum ...
Amendment of Law of the People's Republic of China on the Prevention and Control of Atmospheric Pollution
China has suffered severe haze problem since 2013. The study shows that about 350,000 to 500,000 Chinese people die prematurely due to haze weather each year. 4,400 people are killed by haze weather every day and 1,600,000 ...
Student Loan Debt and the Effects on the Broader Economy
This paper examines the student loan debt crisis that is bubbling up in America today. Many politicians have offered political solutions to the crisis, ranging from providing student loan debt relief for to allowing ...
"Made in Bangladesh": Improving Women's Health and Workplace Rights in the Factories of Multinational Corporations
Bangladesh’s garment industry was booming with little consideration for its workers until the 2013 Rana Plaza collapse confirmed global concerns about poor working conditions. Today, more than 3.2 million women workers, ...
Disposing of Weapons-Grade Plutonium
A U.S. Department of Energy project to convert excess weapons-grade plutonium into fuel for commercial nuclear reactors to fulfill an international agreement with Russia is billions over budget and well over a decade behind ...
Undoing Citizens United: A Call for an Amendment to Overturn Citizens United V FEC
The purpose of this proposal is to examine if overturning the Supreme Court’s Citizens United vs FEC ruling via a constitutional amendment would be a political win for Sen. Bernie Sanders. As Sen. Sanders seeks the Democratic ...
The endangered Florida Panther (Puma [=Felis] concolor coryi) conservation status: in situ breeding and a shrinking habitat
(Advanced Academic Programs, The Johns Hopkins University, 2008-12-12)
Paid Family Leave in the United States
This Capstone memorandum gives a background on economic trends in the latter half of the twentieth century to today that have changed the demographics of American families, including the rise of dual earner households and ...
Algorithmic Discrimination in the U.S. Justice System: A Quantitative Assessment of Racial and Gender Bias Encoded in the Data Analytics Model of the Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS)
The fourth-generation risk-need assessment instruments such as Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions (COMPAS) have opened the opportunities for the use of big data analytics to assist judicial ...
A Flaw in the Federal Adult Education Funding Formula: Academic Gains and English Language Learners
Existing research in the field of adult basic education diverges between transformative learning theory, which focuses on how student growth is accomplished in the classroom, and human capital theory, where adult education ...