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Law & Society: Chapter 10
Voluntary Consent
Bilateral Mistake
Unilateral Mistake
Scienter
The knowing and voluntary agreement to the terms of a contrac…
A mistake that occurs when both parties to a contract are mis…
A mistake that occurs when one party to a contract is mistake…
Intent to deceive.
Voluntary Consent
The knowing and voluntary agreement to the terms of a contrac…
Bilateral Mistake
A mistake that occurs when both parties to a contract are mis…
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Chapter 10 Law and Society
Arson
Vandalism
Larceny
Shoplifting
Willful and malicious burning of a person's property.
Malicious mischief is willful, destruction of, or damage to,…
unlawful taking and carrying away of the property of another…
Form of larceny, taking items from a store without paying or…
Arson
Willful and malicious burning of a person's property.
Vandalism
Malicious mischief is willful, destruction of, or damage to,…
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Law and society chapter 10 vocab
Bilateral contract
Unilateral contract
Option
Promissory estoppel
A contract in which both parties have made promises to perform.
A contract in which the offer is accepted by performance rath…
A promise to keep an offer open for a period of time.
The legal doctrine by which a person who makes a promise is e…
Bilateral contract
A contract in which both parties have made promises to perform.
Unilateral contract
A contract in which the offer is accepted by performance rath…
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Chapter 1 Law in Society
false
false
true
false
The laws, or enforceable rules of conduct in a society, do no…
laws in this country are created at only the federal and stat…
The supreme court of the U.S is the final interpreter of the…
The world's two greatest systems of law are the English commo…
false
The laws, or enforceable rules of conduct in a society, do no…
false
laws in this country are created at only the federal and stat…
Law & Society Chapter 3
Intuitionist conception of justice
Utilitarian conception of justice (pra…
Contractual conception of justice
Egalitarian conception of justice
- German philosopher Kant, developed the view that people kno…
- Bentham; view determines what is good/just by calculous ... -…
- Rawls; the equation of justice with fairness ... - By agreemen…
- Marx advanced this conception... - Justice with equality ... - So…
Intuitionist conception of justice
- German philosopher Kant, developed the view that people kno…
Utilitarian conception of justice (pra…
- Bentham; view determines what is good/just by calculous ... -…
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Law & Society Year 10
access
adversarial system
anarchy
appeal
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws
an application for a legal decision to be reviewed in a highe…
access
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
adversarial system
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
Sport in Society - Chapter 10
Social Class
Social Stratification
Life chances
Class Relations
Categories of people who share a similar economic position in…
Structured forms of economic inequalities that are part of th…
- opportunities to achieve economic success and gain economic…
the ways that social class is incorporated into everyday life…
Social Class
Categories of people who share a similar economic position in…
Social Stratification
Structured forms of economic inequalities that are part of th…
Law in Society Chapter 2
Jurisdiction
Original jurisdiction
Appellate Court
Limited jurisdiction
the power and authority given to a court to hear a case and m…
over most federal court cases, meaning they try a case the fi…
U.S. courts of appeals
handle minor matters, such as misdemeanors and civil actions…
Jurisdiction
the power and authority given to a court to hear a case and m…
Original jurisdiction
over most federal court cases, meaning they try a case the fi…
Law and Society Chapters 9 and 10- Contracts
promise
contract
objective theory
bilateral contract
assertion that something either will or will not happen in th…
agreement that can be enforced in court, formed by two compet…
theory under which the intent to form a contract will be judg…
type of contract that arises when a promise is given in excha…
promise
assertion that something either will or will not happen in th…
contract
agreement that can be enforced in court, formed by two compet…
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Aging and Society Chapter 10
Active Euthanasia
Advance Directive (AD)
Awareness of Dying
Bereavement
When patients receive help in ending their own lives, as in t…
A way to help people ensure that their wishes about end-of-li…
A social construct experienced by the dying person, family, a…
The objective situation of having lost someone significant
Active Euthanasia
When patients receive help in ending their own lives, as in t…
Advance Directive (AD)
A way to help people ensure that their wishes about end-of-li…
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Chapter 5 law in society
answer
assault
compensatory damages
complaint
a legal document filed with the court in which the defendant…
intentional threat to physically or offensively injure another.
amount of money awarded to place an injured party in the posi…
legal document filed with the court to initiate a civil case…
answer
a legal document filed with the court in which the defendant…
assault
intentional threat to physically or offensively injure another.
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Chapter 2 Law in Society
civil rights
amendment 1
amendment 8
amendment 2
personal and natural rights guaranteed to U.S civilians
guarantees freedom of speech
prevents imposing of excessive bail or fines
right to bear arms
civil rights
personal and natural rights guaranteed to U.S civilians
amendment 1
guarantees freedom of speech
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Law & Society Chapter 33
Lessee
Lessor
Tenancy
Tenancy for years
the tenant
the landlord
a renter's right to hold interest in the property that is bei…
the right to occupy property for a definite or fixed period o…
Lessee
the tenant
Lessor
the landlord
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corps in society chapter 10
World Summit on Sustainable Development
KPMG - Expect the Unexpected
Sustainable Development
Sustainable Development 2
Original summit held in 1992... Rio+20 held in 2012... Attended by…
The central challenge of our age must be to decouple human pr…
Development that meets the needs of the present without compr…
Ensuring a better quality of life for everyone now and for ge…
World Summit on Sustainable Development
Original summit held in 1992... Rio+20 held in 2012... Attended by…
KPMG - Expect the Unexpected
The central challenge of our age must be to decouple human pr…
Chapter 10 Media in Society
The Telegraph
50's and 60's
Media Convergence
Media Innovations Four Phases
Shift to Urbanization began with the invention of
Electronic Phase of the Information Age began in
Refers to the appearance of older media forms on the newest m…
Development, Entrepreneurial, Mass Medium, Convergence,
The Telegraph
Shift to Urbanization began with the invention of
50's and 60's
Electronic Phase of the Information Age began in
Chapter 10 Media In Society
Telegraph
Electronic Phase
Media Convergence
Development Phase
Public shift to urban areas began with the invention of
This phase existed during the 50's and 60's
Refers to the appearance of older media forms on the newest m…
Phase where inventors and technicians try to solve a particul…
Telegraph
Public shift to urban areas began with the invention of
Electronic Phase
This phase existed during the 50's and 60's
Chapter 10 Society & Environment
Economic Inequality
Exponential Growth
Human Development Index
Intensification
A measure of the difference in welfare between rich and poor.
Growth in a variable over time that is characterized by a pro…
A composite measure of well being that combines national stat…
Same amount of land, intensifying yield.
Economic Inequality
A measure of the difference in welfare between rich and poor.
Exponential Growth
Growth in a variable over time that is characterized by a pro…
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Chapter 5| Law In Society
Answer
Assault
Battery
Compensatory Damages
A legal document field with the court in which the defendant…
Intentional threat to physically or offensively injure another.
Harmful or offensive touching.
Amount of money awarded to place an injured party in the posi…
Answer
A legal document field with the court in which the defendant…
Assault
Intentional threat to physically or offensively injure another.
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Law in Society Chapter 6
Tort
Intentional Torts
Assault
Battery
Is a private or civil wrong
Torts for which the defendant intended either the injury or t…
Occurs when one person intentionally threatens to physically…
Intentional breach of duty
Tort
Is a private or civil wrong
Intentional Torts
Torts for which the defendant intended either the injury or t…
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Chapter 6| Law in Society
Acceptance
Bilateral Contract
Consideration
Contracts
In contracts, occurs when a party to whom an offer has been m…
Offeree can accept offer by giving a promise to the offeror i…
What a person demands and generally must receive in order to…
Agreement between two parties that creates an obligation.
Acceptance
In contracts, occurs when a party to whom an offer has been m…
Bilateral Contract
Offeree can accept offer by giving a promise to the offeror i…
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Law in Society Chapter 6
Tort
Intentional Torts
Assault
Battery
Is a private or civil wrong
Torts for which the defendant intended either the injury or t…
Occurs when one person intentionally threatens to physically…
Intentional breach of duty
Tort
Is a private or civil wrong
Intentional Torts
Torts for which the defendant intended either the injury or t…
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media and society chapter 10
papyrus
parchment
codex
manuscript culture
one the first substances to hold written language and symbols…
treated animal skin that replaced papyrus as an early pre-pap…
an early type of book in which paperlike sheets were cut and…
a period during the Middle Ages when priests and monks advanc…
papyrus
one the first substances to hold written language and symbols…
parchment
treated animal skin that replaced papyrus as an early pre-pap…
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Drugs and Society- Chapter 10
Uppers
Anorexiants
Behavioral Stereotypy
Narcolepsy
CNS stimulants
drugs that suppress the activity of the brain's appetite cent…
meaningless repetition of a single activity
a condition causing spontaneous and uncontrolled sleeping epi…
Uppers
CNS stimulants
Anorexiants
drugs that suppress the activity of the brain's appetite cent…
Law in Society Chapter 5
Crime
Criminal Act
Embezzlement
Various Criminal Liability
A punishable offense against society.
The specific conduct that violates the statute.
The taking of another's property or money by a person to whom…
Substituted Criminal Liability
Crime
A punishable offense against society.
Criminal Act
The specific conduct that violates the statute.
Law Business and Society CH 10
Anti trust law
Per se
Sherman Antitrust Act 1890
Clayton Act 1914
also referred to as "competition laws" - are statutes develop…
By itself or in itself
This law attempts to prevent the artificial raising of prices…
This law forbids price discrimination, exclusive dealing, tyi…
Anti trust law
also referred to as "competition laws" - are statutes develop…
Per se
By itself or in itself
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Law and Society Chapters 8-10 Vocabulary
Accessory after the fact
Accessory before the fact
Accomplice
Attempt
Someone who, knowing a crime has been committed, helps concea…
One who encourages, orders, or helps plan a crime.
A person who voluntarily helps another person commit a crime.
An effort to commit a crime that goes beyond mere preparation…
Accessory after the fact
Someone who, knowing a crime has been committed, helps concea…
Accessory before the fact
One who encourages, orders, or helps plan a crime.
Law In Society Chapter 1
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
Laws in this country are created only…
The Supreme Court of the United States…
The world's two great systems of law a…
False
False
True
False
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
False
Laws in this country are created only…
False
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Chapter 8-10 Law & Society Vocab
Accessory after the fact
Accessory before the fact
Felony
Attemp
Someone who knowing a crime has been committed , helps concea…
One who encourages, orders, or helps plan a crime
A serious criminal offense punishable by a prison sentence of…
An effort to commit a crime that goes beyond more preparation…
Accessory after the fact
Someone who knowing a crime has been committed , helps concea…
Accessory before the fact
One who encourages, orders, or helps plan a crime
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Chapter 4| Law in Society
The three elements of most crimes are…
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
The existence of a duty in criminal la…
The prosecution and the defense may is…
True
True
False
True
The three elements of most crimes are…
True
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
True
Law in Society | Chapter 3
In the state court system, it is the m…
When a decision is made by a mediator,…
The U.S. Supreme Court has original ju…
Appellate courts usually decide whethe…
False
False
False
False
In the state court system, it is the m…
False
When a decision is made by a mediator,…
False
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Human Communication in Society Chapter 10
grouphate
primary groups
secondary groups
social facilitation
the distaste and aversion that people feel toward working in…
groups that provide members with a sense of belonging and aff…
groups that meet principally to solve problems
the tendency for people to work harder and do better when oth…
grouphate
the distaste and aversion that people feel toward working in…
primary groups
groups that provide members with a sense of belonging and aff…
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Chapter 1| Law in Society
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
Laws in this country are created only…
The Supreme Court of the U.S. is the f…
The world's two great system of law ar…
False
False
True
False
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
False
Laws in this country are created only…
False
Law & Society Chapter 4
Jurisprudence
Analytical jurisprudence
Moralistic jurisprudence
Mechanical jurisprudence
"Wise in the law" ... - Encompasses general forms of intellectua…
Jurisprudential analysis is scientific and objective
Jurisprudential work that specifically promotes policies and…
Suggests that judges are judicial scientists who, if they app…
Jurisprudence
"Wise in the law" ... - Encompasses general forms of intellectua…
Analytical jurisprudence
Jurisprudential analysis is scientific and objective
Law in Society | Chapter 1
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
Laws in this country are created only…
The Supreme Court of the U.S. is the f…
The world's two great systems of law a…
False
False
True
False
The laws, or enforceable rules of cond…
False
Laws in this country are created only…
False
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Chapter 2| Law in Society
Which are the personal & natural right…
Which amendment guarantees U.S. citize…
Which amendment prevents the imposing…
Which amendment states that U.S. citiz…
Civil Rights
1st
8th
2nd
Which are the personal & natural right…
Civil Rights
Which amendment guarantees U.S. citize…
1st
Law in Society Chapter 7
Capacity
Ratify
Majority
Minor
One of the six elements of a contract, is the legal ability t…
After reaching the age of majority, a person can ______, or a…
A person who has reached the age of legal adulthood, known as…
A person who has not yet reached majority is considered this.
Capacity
One of the six elements of a contract, is the legal ability t…
Ratify
After reaching the age of majority, a person can ______, or a…
Chapter 1 - Law in Society
Non Legal Rules
Legal Rules
Parliament
criminal law
made by and only affect people in families, schools or sporti…
rules created by law-making bodies such as courts and parliam…
the supreme law-making body
an area of law concerned with behaviour that is harmful to so…
Non Legal Rules
made by and only affect people in families, schools or sporti…
Legal Rules
rules created by law-making bodies such as courts and parliam…
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School and Society Chapter 10
Brown V. Board of Education
democratic ethics
due process protection in schools
expert management
Supreme Court case of 1954 in which the Court rules that raci…
in the context of teaching as a profession, the commitment to…
grounded in the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution, equ…
an element of modern liberal ideology that seeks to place ins…
Brown V. Board of Education
Supreme Court case of 1954 in which the Court rules that raci…
democratic ethics
in the context of teaching as a profession, the commitment to…
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Family Law - Chapter 10
Adjudicate
Amnesty
Appellant
Beneficiary
To decide by judicial process; to judge.
Forgiveness; a pardon issued by the state.
The party bringing an appeal because of disagreement with the…
The person named in a document such as a will or insurance po…
Adjudicate
To decide by judicial process; to judge.
Amnesty
Forgiveness; a pardon issued by the state.
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Chapter 3| Law in Society
In the state court system, it is the m…
When a decision is made by a mediator,…
The U.S. Supreme Court has original ju…
Appellate courts usually decide whethe…
False
False
False
False
In the state court system, it is the m…
False
When a decision is made by a mediator,…
False
Law in Society | Chapter 4
The three elements of most crimes are…
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
The existence of a duty in criminal la…
The prosecution and the defense may is…
True
True
False
True
The three elements of most crimes are…
True
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
True
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Individual & Society Chapter 10
Socio-economic status:
Classism:
Life chances:
Average income per capita (family and…
-refers to the combined measure that attempts to classify ind…
refers to extent to which individuals have access to importan…
Refers to the belief that the persons in the upper and privil…
Singles 35,000 family 54,000
Socio-economic status:
-refers to the combined measure that attempts to classify ind…
Classism:
refers to extent to which individuals have access to importan…
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evolution and society chapter 10
dolfin conference
essential question of chapter 10
lucy
new theories
about why dolphin's brains are big and why other animals aren…
why people? why not any other ape species? why are we so smart?
uncannily human legs and feet... pretty much like any other eig…
evolution of man's big head was result of a red queen sexual…
dolfin conference
about why dolphin's brains are big and why other animals aren…
essential question of chapter 10
why people? why not any other ape species? why are we so smart?
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Policing Society Chapter 10
field notes
incident report
detective mystique
managing criminal investigations
the brief written record made by an officer from the time of…
the first written investigative report of a crime, usually co…
the idea that detective work is glamorous, exciting, and dang…
proposal recommended by the Rand study regarding a more effec…
field notes
the brief written record made by an officer from the time of…
incident report
the first written investigative report of a crime, usually co…
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Chapter 10 Politics & Society
interest group
federalist #10
madisonian theory
pluralism
(a faction) an organization or group of people with similar p…
by james madison; he described interest groups as harmful and…
a good constitution encourages a multitude of interests so th…
(pluralist theory/group theory of politics) interest group ac…
interest group
(a faction) an organization or group of people with similar p…
federalist #10
by james madison; he described interest groups as harmful and…
Chapter 10: Health and Society
Sick Role (Rights)
Sick Role (Obligations)
Medicalization
Fee-for-service
A sick person has the right not to preform normal social role…
A sick person should try to get well, and should seek help an…
process by which problems or issues come to be framed as medi…
means medical providers are reimbursed per office visit or pr…
Sick Role (Rights)
A sick person has the right not to preform normal social role…
Sick Role (Obligations)
A sick person should try to get well, and should seek help an…
Gender & Society (Chapter 10)
Afghanistan
Women Historically Viewed As
1918
School calendar
13% of women can read
Outsiders in education
Public education made compulsory
Reflects original needs of an agricultural based society
Afghanistan
13% of women can read
Women Historically Viewed As
Outsiders in education
Law in Society | Chapter 2
Which are the personal and natural rig…
Which amendment guarantees U.S. citize…
Which amendment prevents the imposing…
Which amendment states that U.S. citiz…
Civil rights
One
Eight
Two
Which are the personal and natural rig…
Civil rights
Which amendment guarantees U.S. citize…
One
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Drugs and Society- Chapter 10
Uppers
Anorexiants
Behavioral Stereotypy
Narcolepsy
CNS stimulants
drugs that suppress the activity of the brain's appetite cent…
meaningless repetition of a single activity
a condition causing spontaneous and uncontrolled sleeping epi…
Uppers
CNS stimulants
Anorexiants
drugs that suppress the activity of the brain's appetite cent…
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chapter 10 individual and society
sex
gender
Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)
eligibility pool
whether one is born with male or female reproductive organs
culturally imposed sex- role stereotypes
a proposed amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing eq…
people with the characteristics that voters deem suitable for…
sex
whether one is born with male or female reproductive organs
gender
culturally imposed sex- role stereotypes
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