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35 terms
Law and Society
adversarial system
adversary
anarchy
bail
a legal system involving two opposing parties who present the…
an enemy; a challenger; a competitor
the breakdown of a society due to disorder as citizens ignore…
an accused person is released into the community while they a…
adversarial system
a legal system involving two opposing parties who present the…
adversary
an enemy; a challenger; a competitor
18 terms
Law and society
judge
law
border
nationality
sędzia
prawo
granica
narodowość
judge
sędzia
law
prawo
26 terms
Law and Society
adversarial system
anarchy
appeal
bail
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…
to release an accused person who is awaiting trial
adversarial system
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
anarchy
disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws
38 terms
Law & Society
Laws
Court
Common law
Magistrate
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
A place where people can resolve disputes relating to law
A system of law based on precedent and customs
A public official authorised to decide disputes bought before…
Laws
Enforceable rules of conduct in a society
Court
A place where people can resolve disputes relating to law
46 terms
Law & Society
What are the bases of social class?
Repeat player characteristics
One-Shotters characteristics
Repeat player examples
Income... Education... Occupation... Cultural preferences... Misconceptio…
Large companies... Smaller stakes in each case... Significant resou…
Small... High stakes... Low resources
Insurance company... Consumer product corporation
What are the bases of social class?
Income... Education... Occupation... Cultural preferences... Misconceptio…
Repeat player characteristics
Large companies... Smaller stakes in each case... Significant resou…
Law & Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
great disorder or confusion
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
the means or opportunity to approach or enter a place.
Anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Chaos
great disorder or confusion
26 terms
Law and Society
adversarial system
anarchy
appeal
bail
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…
to release an accused person who is awaiting trial
adversarial system
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
anarchy
disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws
19 terms
Law & Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Great confusion or disorder
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
Equal opportunity for all people to make use of legal system
Anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Chaos
Great confusion or disorder
41 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
great disorder or confusion
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
The means or opportunity to approach or enter a place
Anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Chaos
great disorder or confusion
20 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
a lack of government and law; confusion
great disorder or confusion
the system of rules which a particular country or community r…
equal opportunities for all people to make use of the legal s…
Anarchy
a lack of government and law; confusion
Chaos
great disorder or confusion
13 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder.
Great disorder or confusion.
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts.
Equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
Anarchy
Absence of law or government; chaos, disorder.
Chaos
Great disorder or confusion.
15 terms
Law & Society
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
U.S. Constitution
Bill of Rights
Document drafted by representatives of the 13 original coloni…
loose form of the charter for the common government adopted b…
...
first then amendments of the Bill of Rights
Declaration of Independence
Document drafted by representatives of the 13 original coloni…
Articles of Confederation
loose form of the charter for the common government adopted b…
71 terms
Law & Society
access
accused
adult
adversarial system
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
to be charged with an alleged criminal offence
a person 18 years or over
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
access
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
accused
to be charged with an alleged criminal offence
17 terms
Law in Society
Legal rules
Non-legal rules
Characteristics of an effective law
Main aim of criminal law
laws created by institutions within the legal system and enfo…
apply to select groups in the community. For example, the rul…
Know to the public... Acceptable... Enforceable... Stable... Changeable
to apprehend, prosecute and punish people who have broken the…
Legal rules
laws created by institutions within the legal system and enfo…
Non-legal rules
apply to select groups in the community. For example, the rul…
25 terms
Society and the law
join
army
prison
steal
csatlakozik
hadsereg
börtön
lop
join
csatlakozik
army
hadsereg
82 terms
Law and Society
What is a rule ?
What is a Law ?
Where do laws come from ?
What does kinship mean ?
A set of principles that govern a particular activity or proc…
A set of rules that are imposed by society upon its members t…
Aboriginal society and the British that came to Australia.
Traditional indigenous rules that outline the correct way of…
What is a rule ?
A set of principles that govern a particular activity or proc…
What is a Law ?
A set of rules that are imposed by society upon its members t…
50 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Burden of proof
Case
fundamental rights
When there is no law or government, people are free to do as…
The legal principle that the prosecution must prove that the…
A proceeding in a court of law.
Those rights to which every human is entitled.
Anarchy
When there is no law or government, people are free to do as…
Burden of proof
The legal principle that the prosecution must prove that the…
15 terms
Law and Society
anarchy
chaos
law
access
absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
great disorder or confusion
rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
anarchy
absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
chaos
great disorder or confusion
8 terms
Law and society
Anarchy
Law
Chaos
Judge
a state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of auth…
the system of rules which a particular country or community r…
complete disorder and confusion
a public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court.
Anarchy
a state of disorder due to absence or non-recognition of auth…
Law
the system of rules which a particular country or community r…
17 terms
Law and society
anarchy
chaos
Law
access
a state of disorder
confusion
A system of rules
Equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
anarchy
a state of disorder
chaos
confusion
15 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Access
Pro bono
absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
great disorder or confusion
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
for the public good
Anarchy
absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Chaos
great disorder or confusion
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Access
(n) absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
great disorder or confusion
Rules made by parliament and enforceable by the courts
Equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
Anarchy
(n) absence of law or government; chaos, disorder
Chaos
great disorder or confusion
18 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Chaos
Law
Pro-bono
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
Complete disorder and confusion
A body of enforceable rules governing relationships among ind…
Cases done for the public good without compensation
Anarchy
(n) a lack of government and law; confusion
Chaos
Complete disorder and confusion
14 terms
Law and Society
Social Structure
Ex: of Social Structure
Power
Setting the agenda
Patterns of interaction and systematic relationships across s…
Classrooms... Language... Class, Race, Gender (Opening a car door)…
Ability to impose your will over others, even over the coarse…
Gambling, Brown V. Board
Social Structure
Patterns of interaction and systematic relationships across s…
Ex: of Social Structure
Classrooms... Language... Class, Race, Gender (Opening a car door)…
41 terms
law and society
'black letter' law
trial by ordeal
animal trials
hyperlexis
spells out what defines a law and educates people on the subg…
to determine guilty/not guilty, people were subjected to 'ord…
16th/17th century, animals were being charged/convicted
too much law, harmful to the economy
'black letter' law
spells out what defines a law and educates people on the subg…
trial by ordeal
to determine guilty/not guilty, people were subjected to 'ord…
31 terms
Law and society
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…
14 terms
law in society
Legal rules
Non-legal rules
Need for laws
Characteristics of an effective law
(made by law-making bodies with the force of law, e.g. parlia…
(made by private individuals or groups, e.g parents school.)…
1.protect our society and keep it functioning. 2.guidelines o…
1.known to the public. 2.acceptable to the community. 3. able…
Legal rules
(made by law-making bodies with the force of law, e.g. parlia…
Non-legal rules
(made by private individuals or groups, e.g parents school.)…
49 terms
Law and Society:
Civil law involves the concept of liab…
Summary Offence and Indictable Offence:
Adversarial System:
Court Hierarchy in Australia:
Duty, obligation, debt or responsibility.... Liable under a ter…
Summary Offence - Serious crimes dealt in Local Court (e.g. r…
- Two opposing parties present their arguments to Magistrate.
Civil law involves the concept of liab…
Duty, obligation, debt or responsibility.... Liable under a ter…
Summary Offence and Indictable Offence:
Summary Offence - Serious crimes dealt in Local Court (e.g. r…
17 terms
Law in Society
Legal rules
Non-legal rules
Characteristics of an effective law
Main aim of criminal law
laws created by institutions within the legal system and enfo…
apply to select groups in the community. For example, the rul…
Know to the public... Acceptable... Enforceable... Stable... Changeable
to apprehend, prosecute and punish people who have broken the…
Legal rules
laws created by institutions within the legal system and enfo…
Non-legal rules
apply to select groups in the community. For example, the rul…
51 terms
Law and society
Access
Adversarial system
Anarchy
Appeal
Equal opportunity for all people to use the legal system
System in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
Where there are no laws or government, people are free to do…
An application for legal decision to be reviewed by a higher…
Access
Equal opportunity for all people to use the legal system
Adversarial system
System in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
31 terms
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…
14 terms
Law & Society
Civil law
Common law
Substantive law
Procedural law
Influenced by Roman law and collection of codes
Based on case law - relies on precedents set by judges for de…
...
...
Civil law
Influenced by Roman law and collection of codes
Common law
Based on case law - relies on precedents set by judges for de…
10 terms
Law & society
Negotiation
The three basic views of law
Value/consensus
Rational/contract
A specific mechanism closely associated with a contractual co…
Value/consensus, rational/ contract, power/coercion
Has three separate views which all involve the formalization…
Based on contract, this view is based on the belief that huma…
Negotiation
A specific mechanism closely associated with a contractual co…
The three basic views of law
Value/consensus, rational/ contract, power/coercion
10 terms
Law Society
Plea Bargain
Preponderance of Evidence
Beyond reasonable doubt
Jury trial verdicts
Offer by prosecution for lesser sentence and no trial
greater than 50% of evidence points to guilty
Pretty damn sure defense did it
must be unanimous verdict
Plea Bargain
Offer by prosecution for lesser sentence and no trial
Preponderance of Evidence
greater than 50% of evidence points to guilty
Law & Society
Law
3 sources
statues
common law
a law is a rule of conduct commanding what is right or prohib…
1. Statues... 2. common law... 3. constitutions
-a law made by a legislative body (rules of conduct)... -when a…
-the law as pronounced in court decisions... -the doctrine of st…
Law
a law is a rule of conduct commanding what is right or prohib…
3 sources
1. Statues... 2. common law... 3. constitutions
62 terms
LAW & SOCIETY
Laws
Anarchy
3 Reasons for law
3 main laws
Set of legal rules that the government and courts have made f…
Disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws.
• Safety... • Order... • no consequences
- protection... - Resolving Problems... - Freedom
Laws
Set of legal rules that the government and courts have made f…
Anarchy
Disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws.
43 terms
Law & Society
What is law?
Another way to look at law is to look…
Process of laws- (due process, the rul…
Review your notes on King's "Letter Fr…
Legal positivism- law is what the sovereign says it is, the w…
Keep order/ social maintenance (maintaining social relationsh…
Laws are known... Uniformity of action (non bias)... like cases sho…
Laws must be just. Laws must refelct morality. Law is a man m…
What is law?
Legal positivism- law is what the sovereign says it is, the w…
Another way to look at law is to look…
Keep order/ social maintenance (maintaining social relationsh…
33 terms
Law & Society
Arson
Burglary
Embezzlement
Extortion
Willful and malicious burning of another person's property fo…
Entering a building with the intent to commit a crime (even i…
Unlawful taking of property by someone to whom it was entrusted
Use of threats to obtain the property of another (aka "blackm…
Arson
Willful and malicious burning of another person's property fo…
Burglary
Entering a building with the intent to commit a crime (even i…
28 terms
law and society
act of parliament
case law
civil law
crime
law made by parliaments
law made by judges
a branch of of private law that regulates the behaviour betwe…
public wrong that breaches an acceptable standard of behaviou…
act of parliament
law made by parliaments
case law
law made by judges
16 terms
LAW IN SOCIETY
Bicameral
Bill
Concurrent powers
Delegated legislation
Two houses of parliament. Federal: House of representatives a…
A proposed law
Law-making powers that are shared by the Commonwealth Parliam…
Laws made by subordinate authorities
Bicameral
Two houses of parliament. Federal: House of representatives a…
Bill
A proposed law
50 terms
Law & Society
law in action
what creates the gap?
why ambiguity and discretion?`
legal pluralism`
implementation of regulation
1. its ambiguious... 2. pluralism... 3. discretion
if there are so many laws at the same time on the same issue…
multiple laws on the same issue
law in action
implementation of regulation
what creates the gap?
1. its ambiguious... 2. pluralism... 3. discretion
7 terms
Law and society
Federalism
10th amendment
Elastic clause
Interstate commerce clause
Division of power between the federal government and the states
Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government…
the part of the Constitution that permits Congress to make an…
1885, board that monitors the business operation of carries t…
Federalism
Division of power between the federal government and the states
10th amendment
Asserts that powers not delegated to the national government…
62 terms
Law in society
Legal rules
Non legal rules
Why do we need laws
Protect society and keep it functioning
Rules made by law making bodies that are enforceable through…
Rules established by private individuals or groups are not en…
Protect society and keep it running... Provide guidelines for ac…
Protect individual rights and stop behavior that will affect…
Legal rules
Rules made by law making bodies that are enforceable through…
Non legal rules
Rules established by private individuals or groups are not en…
25 terms
Law in society
associated with Law
Liberty
right
duty
justice, fair treatment, certainty, order, force... In a busines…
something you can do freely
something you can enforce against someone else
something you can enforce against someone else
associated with Law
justice, fair treatment, certainty, order, force... In a busines…
Liberty
something you can do freely
30 terms
Law and Society
access
adversarial system
anarchy
bail
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 law…
to release an accused person who is awaiting trial
access
equal opportunity for all people to make use of the legal sys…
adversarial system
system in which two opposing parties present ... their arguments…
15 terms
Law and Society
First Amendment
Second Amendment
Fourth Amendment
- Congress can make no laws regarding the establishment of re…
- the right to bear arms
- the right against unreasonable search and seizure and warra…
First Amendment
- Congress can make no laws regarding the establishment of re…
Second Amendment
- the right to bear arms
9 terms
Law and Society
The legal system
Reasons for laws
Juries
Civil law
1.Parliament- politicians make laws, it can make new laws and…
It is a set of legal rules, we need laws is because people ob…
They are made up of ordinary people whose main role is the be…
law aims to enforce legal obligations between individuals and…
The legal system
1.Parliament- politicians make laws, it can make new laws and…
Reasons for laws
It is a set of legal rules, we need laws is because people ob…
31 terms
Law and society
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…
26 terms
Law and Society
adversarial system
anarchy
appeal
bail
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…
to release an accused person who is awaiting trial
adversarial system
system in which two opposing parties present their arguments…
anarchy
disorder or confusion due to the absence of government or laws
31 terms
Law and society
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…
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