State Boundary Implications to Legal Matters
- Elizabeth Hayley
- 13 Feb 2018
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It was something which was first properly brought to my attention when we all had to attend a 21st century educators’ conference on the rights of all the subjects party to the typical basic learning environment, that being just how powerful those imaginary lines drawn in the sand can be. Of course I’m talking about boundaries, particularly political boundaries which otherwise pass off as geographical boundaries.
For some reason the people who design these types of workshops we all have to attend seem to be a bit out of touch with the reality we’re faced with on the ground. There’s just way too much subject matter which doesn’t really apply to the typical educator plying their trade in England for example, or indeed anywhere in the U.K. Yet in order to demonstrate one’s competence in having completed the course, one of the course objectives is that of some knowledge of the rules and regulations as they apply to different parts of the world.
Admittedly, this is indeed a bit more of a general knowledge as opposed to being of a very specific nature. For example, the regulations surrounding learning institutions in the likes of the U.K., Australasia, some parts of Southeast Asia and Southern Africa are pretty much the same.
When one gets over to the likes of North America however, things tend to change. I’m talking about the United States in particular because Canada seems a bit consistent with the abovementioned territories by way of the legalities surrounding pretty much all institutions and not just the institutions of learning.
So I guess the U.S. comes into focus as a special case for me to discuss and I didn’t have to dig too deep to find a justification for this discussion. Truth be told I was indeed just looking for a way to make use of the otherwise personally useless information I had to learn as part of the educators’ conference, so I thought writing about it might be one way of doing it, but as mentioned there’s a good justification for this.
Many professionals including teachers often get to a stage in their careers where they feel like they need a bit of growth – the kind of growth which is indicatively not readily available in the U.K. as it’s such a comparatively small place compared to the likes of the North America. I mean just one state selected on the basis of its size is probably comparable to the whole of the United Kingdom by way of the administrative processes required for its operation as well as the running of the legal domain.
Because of the existence of constructs such as state lines in the USA, as far as something like a legal service you’d require goes, hiring a Suffolk personal injury lawyer could make a big difference between winning and losing your legal battle and subsequently to the amount you get through settlement, if any at all.
It’s all about how the law of the land is implemented in specific states, which is why area-specific legal professionals exist.