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28 terms
Intro to Criminology, Law, and Society Key Concepts
Classical School
Positivist School
Theory... v... Ideology
Sociology of Punishment
Free-will Rational... Responsible for Actions... Punishment certain…
Deterministic No choice... Not Responsible for Actions... Rehabilit…
A system of interconnected ideas that condenses and organizes…
...
Classical School
Free-will Rational... Responsible for Actions... Punishment certain…
Positivist School
Deterministic No choice... Not Responsible for Actions... Rehabilit…
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LEGAL STUDIES.......................law and society
legal rules
non legal rules
Why do we need laws?
Functions of the law
legal rules are LAWS. All members of our society must follow…
Apply to a group of individuals. The members agree to be boun…
Maintain social cohesion. ie a community where people are abl…
1. provide framework in which the community can exist in free…
legal rules
legal rules are LAWS. All members of our society must follow…
non legal rules
Apply to a group of individuals. The members agree to be boun…
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Law and Society Study
We need laws because: 1.
2.
3.
4.
To establish boundaries of acceptable behaviour and determine…
Protection from the actions of others as well as our own beha…
Freedom to do many things by telling society what people can…
Resolving disputes in order to stop people taking the law int…
We need laws because: 1.
To establish boundaries of acceptable behaviour and determine…
2.
Protection from the actions of others as well as our own beha…
46 terms
law in society study guide
common law
citation
in criminal cases the procedures must…
no right to a trial and no right to be…
a set of laws made by the courts based on the customs and tra…
decisions made by the highest court of any state follow the l…
one difference between criminal and civil procedure is
young people who appear before a juvenile court have
common law
a set of laws made by the courts based on the customs and tra…
citation
decisions made by the highest court of any state follow the l…
LAW IN SOCIETY STUDY GUIDE
Jurisdiction
Ordinance
Common law
Federal case law
Decide case
Legis. created by town or country board or city council
Flexibility
Appealic court endorses a rule
Jurisdiction
Decide case
Ordinance
Legis. created by town or country board or city council
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legal studies - Law in Society
Bicameral
Bill
Concurrent powers
Delegated legislation
Two houses of parliament- at a federal level, the House of Re…
A proposed law.
Law-making powers shared by the Commonwealth Parliament and t…
Laws made by subordinate bodies.
Bicameral
Two houses of parliament- at a federal level, the House of Re…
Bill
A proposed law.
25 terms
law & society - midterm study guide
Sociological Jurisprudence
Lochner v. New York (1905)
Legal formalism/Analytical Jurisprudence
Counter-majoritarian possibility of law
- blend of social science and the law... - "the law must be stab…
- Joseph Lochner, owner of Lochner's Home Bakery in Utica, NY…
- Legal formalism: appertains to the Judge, formalism suggest…
- Alexander Bickell "The Least Dangerous Branch" - The Counte…
Sociological Jurisprudence
- blend of social science and the law... - "the law must be stab…
Lochner v. New York (1905)
- Joseph Lochner, owner of Lochner's Home Bakery in Utica, NY…
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Legal Studies - Law In Society
Legal Rules
Non-Legal Rules
Need for Laws
Characteristics of an Effective Law
Made by parliament and are enforceable by the courts.
Made by private groups in society and are not enforceable by…
Protect our society and keep it functioning, provide guidelin…
Known to the public, acceptable to the community, able to be…
Legal Rules
Made by parliament and are enforceable by the courts.
Non-Legal Rules
Made by private groups in society and are not enforceable by…
45 terms
study guide for law in society
true
false
false
false
motive plays no part in proving criminal liability
embezzlement is what criminals do when they need to hide larg…
the purpose of international criminal court is to provide fre…
the primary duty that arises from a marriage contract is the…
true
motive plays no part in proving criminal liability
false
embezzlement is what criminals do when they need to hide larg…
13 terms
Legal Studies: Law and Society
Why do we need laws?
Criminal law can be crimes against
Civil law can be actions against
Legal rules
Laws enable us to live together by recognising our rights and…
- the person... - property... - the community (public)... - morality... -…
- contract law... - torts, such as negligence, trespass, nuisanc…
All members of society must abide by these rules.... Parliament…
Why do we need laws?
Laws enable us to live together by recognising our rights and…
Criminal law can be crimes against
- the person... - property... - the community (public)... - morality... -…
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Legal studies- Law in Society
Characteristics of an effective law
3 main roles of law
Main aim for criminal law
Main aim for civil law
1) known to public ... 2) accepted in the community ... 3)able to b…
1) protection ... 2) freedom ... 3) resolve disputes
The main aim for criminal law is to apprehend, prosecute and…
The main aim of civil law is to return the persons whose righ…
Characteristics of an effective law
1) known to public ... 2) accepted in the community ... 3)able to b…
3 main roles of law
1) protection ... 2) freedom ... 3) resolve disputes
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Area of Study 1 - Law in Society
Rule
Legal Rule
Non-Legal Rule
The Need for Laws
An expected behaviour.
Made by parliament and enforceable by the courts.
Made by private individuals or groups in society, such as par…
- To protect our society and keep it functioning... - Guidelines…
Rule
An expected behaviour.
Legal Rule
Made by parliament and enforceable by the courts.
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Criminology, Law, & Society C7 Midterm-Fall 2016
Classical School of Criminology
Positivist School of Criminology
Theory v. Ideology
Sociology of Punishment
Study of "the criminal." Free-will; rational. Responsible for…
Deterministic; Biologically born criminal. No choice. Do not…
Theory: A system of interconnected ideas that condenses and o…
Different perspective of punishment.
Classical School of Criminology
Study of "the criminal." Free-will; rational. Responsible for…
Positivist School of Criminology
Deterministic; Biologically born criminal. No choice. Do not…
22 terms
law and society - final study guide
Riot at Compton
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
Obergefell v. Hodges (2015)
The "transgender umbrella"
- Occurred in August 1966 in the Tenderloin district of San F…
- On September 17, 1998 Robert Eubanks called the police and…
- Groups of same-sex couples sued their relevant state agenci…
- Includes transsexuals, intersex, people who identify beyond…
Riot at Compton
- Occurred in August 1966 in the Tenderloin district of San F…
Lawrence v. Texas (2003)
- On September 17, 1998 Robert Eubanks called the police and…
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Law in Society Fall Study Guide
The three branches of the U.S. governm…
The U.S. Supreme Court justices are se…
Courts can make laws by deciding wheth…
When unethical business practices are…
False
False
True
True
The three branches of the U.S. governm…
False
The U.S. Supreme Court justices are se…
False
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Unit 1, Area of Study 1: Law in Society
Non-legal rules
Legal rules
Why do we need laws?
What are the characteristics of an eff…
Rules made by private individuals or groups, e.g. parents, sc…
Rules made by law making bodies with the force of law, e.g. p…
The main aim of the law is to protect our society and keep it…
To be effective, laws must meet the following criteria: ... - kn…
Non-legal rules
Rules made by private individuals or groups, e.g. parents, sc…
Legal rules
Rules made by law making bodies with the force of law, e.g. p…
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Law and Society Final Study Guide
Chicago Gang Ordinance 1992
Sudnow's Public Defender's Office
Title IX Compliance
Obama's immigration policy
(ambiguity of the law) Crime rates were high. There had been…
He found that public defenders are dedicated to efficiency. H…
Height of the women's rights movement. Purpose of the law was…
In November 2014, Obama passed a series of executive orders.…
Chicago Gang Ordinance 1992
(ambiguity of the law) Crime rates were high. There had been…
Sudnow's Public Defender's Office
He found that public defenders are dedicated to efficiency. H…
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Law and Society Final Study Guide
Commerce Clause
Federal Government
Police Powers
Checks and Balances
Constitutional provision giving congress the power to regulat…
System of government in which the states form a union and the…
Powers of the state as part of their inherent sovereignty. Th…
The principle under which the powers o the national governmen…
Commerce Clause
Constitutional provision giving congress the power to regulat…
Federal Government
System of government in which the states form a union and the…
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Law in Society Final Study Guide
T or F... The three branches of the US g…
T or F... The US Supreme Court justices…
T or F... Courts can make laws by decidi…
T or F... When unethical business practi…
F
F
T
T
T or F... The three branches of the US g…
F
T or F... The US Supreme Court justices…
F
Law and society final study guide
Criminal law
Civil law
Stolen property
Rape
area of the law in which the state takes action against those…
Cases dealing with money
...
Sex without consent
Criminal law
area of the law in which the state takes action against those…
Civil law
Cases dealing with money
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Law and Society Midterm Study Guide CHP 8
State of mind
strict liabilty
elements of a crime
misdemeanor
What you are thinking, most crimes require that the actor hav…
Crimes that dont require a state of mind
The conditions that make an act unlawful
A criminal offense, less serious than a felony, punishable by…
State of mind
What you are thinking, most crimes require that the actor hav…
strict liabilty
Crimes that dont require a state of mind
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Law and society midterm study guide important concepts
Relationship between law and values
Human Rights
Rights and responsibilities
Types of laws
Ch1 laws generally reflect and promote a society's values Our…
Ch1 Rights all people have simply because they are humans
Ch1 "with every right, there comes a responsibility" act more…
Ch1 Criminal Laws, Felonies, Misdemeanors, Civil Laws, Civil…
Relationship between law and values
Ch1 laws generally reflect and promote a society's values Our…
Human Rights
Ch1 Rights all people have simply because they are humans
31 terms
Law and Society Unit #2 Study Guide
Where was the Constitution written?
When was the Constitution written?
Why was the Constitution written?
Understand the ways in which the Const…
The Constitution was written in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Constitution was written in 1787
The Constitution was written because the United States needed…
...
Where was the Constitution written?
The Constitution was written in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
When was the Constitution written?
The Constitution was written in 1787
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Legal Studies AOS1: Law in society Definitions
Legal Rule (law)
Non Legal Rule
Bill
Legislation
a rule made by law making bodies with legal force such as par…
rules made by individual groups in society such as parents an…
A proposed law
Act of parliament, an act passed by parliament
Legal Rule (law)
a rule made by law making bodies with legal force such as par…
Non Legal Rule
rules made by individual groups in society such as parents an…
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1. Law in society-Legal studies 1 & 2
Non-legal rules
Legal rules
Anarchy
Characteristics of an effective law
-Made by private individuals or groups e.g. parents, schools.…
-Made by law-making bodies with the force of law e.g. parliam…
State with laws
-Known to the public... -Acceptable to the community... -Able to be…
Non-legal rules
-Made by private individuals or groups e.g. parents, schools.…
Legal rules
-Made by law-making bodies with the force of law e.g. parliam…
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Law & Society Unit 2 Study Guide
where was the constitution written
when was the constitution written
why was the constitution written
limited powers
Philadelphia, PA
1787
sets the basic framework of the American government... lists the…
constitution created a government with limited power with aut…
where was the constitution written
Philadelphia, PA
when was the constitution written
1787
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Law in Society - Unit 2 Study Guide
An oral contract is not enforceable at…
Advertisements in newspapers, price ta…
An acceptance of an offer to sell good…
A valid contract must contain at least…
False
True
False
False
An oral contract is not enforceable at…
False
Advertisements in newspapers, price ta…
True
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Law in Society-chapter 17 study guide
mutual benefit
bailor
bailee
intangible property
a bailment is a bailment in which both parities receives some…
the person who transfers the property is the
the person to whom the property is transferred is the
property that has no substance and cannot be touched is
mutual benefit
a bailment is a bailment in which both parities receives some…
bailor
the person who transfers the property is the
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LAW AMERICAN SOCIETY (UNIT ONE STUDY GUIDE)
Crime
Felony (Murder, Robbery)
Misdemeanor (Less serious crimes)
Civil Action/Tort
An action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be…
Is a term of more than one year in prison
Is a term of one year or less
A Civil wrong, it can be both Civil wrong and a Crime.... - Who…
Crime
An action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be…
Felony (Murder, Robbery)
Is a term of more than one year in prison
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Legal Studies-Chinese Law and Society Midterm-Confucius
Family, Clan, Village, Guild
District Magistrate
Li
Fa
Different social relationships in society; Chinese society is…
Lowest representative of Emperor; Judge Dee is an example; ma…
How can it be defined? Rituals, customs and lifestyles; Confu…
Chinese word for law; you can't regulate people's hearts or m…
Family, Clan, Village, Guild
Different social relationships in society; Chinese society is…
District Magistrate
Lowest representative of Emperor; Judge Dee is an example; ma…
Chap. 3 Law In Society Study Guide
probate court
mediation binding on the parties to th…
how many federal courts of apeeal?
juvenile courts open to the public?
wills and estates
NO
13
NO
probate court
wills and estates
mediation binding on the parties to th…
NO
Study Guide for Law Society and Mental Health
A legal test for insanity that holds p…
A study by Steadman and colleagues fou…
About what percent of defendants plead…
According to studies conducted in West…
Durham
Physical assault
1 percent
Personality disorders
A legal test for insanity that holds p…
Durham
A study by Steadman and colleagues fou…
Physical assault
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Unit 1 Legal Studies Chapter : Law in Society
Legal Rules
Non-legal Rules
Main Reason Laws are Needed
Characteristics of an Effective Law
-made by parliament or other law-making bodies... -enforceable b…
-made by private individuals or groups in society... -not enforc…
-to protect society... -to keep society functioning, prevent cha…
(KAASA)... -Known to public... -Acceptable to community values... -Abl…
Legal Rules
-made by parliament or other law-making bodies... -enforceable b…
Non-legal Rules
-made by private individuals or groups in society... -not enforc…
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Unit 1 Legal Studies Chapter : Law in Society
Legal Rules
Non-legal Rules
Main Reason Laws are Needed
Characteristics of an Effective Law
-made by parliament or other law-making bodies... -enforceable b…
-made by private individuals or groups in society... -not enforc…
-to protect society... -to keep society functioning, prevent cha…
(CAKES)... -Able to be Changed (adaptable to changing values)... -A…
Legal Rules
-made by parliament or other law-making bodies... -enforceable b…
Non-legal Rules
-made by private individuals or groups in society... -not enforc…
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Legal Studies: Topic 1 Law and Society
law of etiquette
rule
law
social norms
how we should behave towards one another
directs how we behave towards others
recognised and enforced by society
social practices learnt from childhood, to be acceptable memb…
law of etiquette
how we should behave towards one another
rule
directs how we behave towards others
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law in society study guide Ch.1
false
false
true
false
the laws, or enforceable rules of conduct in a society, don't…
laws in this country are created only at the federal and stat…
the supreme court of the U.S is the final interpreter of the…
the worlds two great systems of the law are the English commo…
false
the laws, or enforceable rules of conduct in a society, don't…
false
laws in this country are created only at the federal and stat…
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Law in Society Midterm Study Guide Chapter 4
The 3 elements of most crimes are the…
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
The existence of duty in criminal law…
The prosecution and the defense may is…
True.
True.
False.
True.
The 3 elements of most crimes are the…
True.
Generally, all the jurors must vote fo…
True.
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Chapter 4 Law in Society Study Guide Help
What a the elements of criminal acts ?
What is violation of duty ?
What is criminal intent ?
What is vicarious criminal liability ?
Duty, Violation of duty, and criminal intent
Testimony of a witness who saw the defendant do it
Intention to do evil; commit the act
The criminal intent of the employee; requirement of criminal…
What a the elements of criminal acts ?
Duty, Violation of duty, and criminal intent
What is violation of duty ?
Testimony of a witness who saw the defendant do it
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ch 2 law in society midterm study guide
which are the personal and natural rig…
which amendment gurantees us citizens…
which amendment prevents the imposing…
which amendment states the us citizens…
civil rights
the first amendment
the 8th amendment
the 2nd amendment
which are the personal and natural rig…
civil rights
which amendment gurantees us citizens…
the first amendment
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Law in Society Midterm Study Guide Chapter 2
Which are the personal and natural rig…
Which amendment guarantees US citizens…
Which amendment prevents the imposing…
Which amendment states the US citizens…
Civil Rights
1
8
2
Which are the personal and natural rig…
Civil Rights
Which amendment guarantees US citizens…
1
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Law and Society: Here I Go Studying Again
Terry v. Ohio
Brown v. Texas
State v. Rhodes
State v. Pendergrass
Officer MacFadden, a seasoned Cleveland detective, noticed su…
Two officers stopped a man and asked him to identify himself…
Rhodes was accused of battery by the state for beating his wi…
A school teacher disciplined a rebellious student with a swit…
Terry v. Ohio
Officer MacFadden, a seasoned Cleveland detective, noticed su…
Brown v. Texas
Two officers stopped a man and asked him to identify himself…
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Law in Society 2nd Semester Exam Study Guide
If you find bonded property, you _____…
The person making a gift is a ______
If you own real property and rent it t…
The agreement that creates the landlor…
may keep it
donor
landlord
lease
If you find bonded property, you _____…
may keep it
The person making a gift is a ______
donor
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law society midterm study guide chapter 1
the laws , or enforceable rules of con…
laws in this country are created only…
the supreme court of the united states…
the worlds two great systems of law ar…
...
...
...
...
the laws , or enforceable rules of con…
...
laws in this country are created only…
...
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Ch. 33 - 34 Study Guide Law in Society
When a tenant transfers part of the te…
An interest in real property for an in…
When there is a lease, the tenant is k…
A lease that continues for successive…
sublease
tenancy at will
lessee
periodic tenancy
When a tenant transfers part of the te…
sublease
An interest in real property for an in…
tenancy at will
Law and society midterm study guide (vocab)
burglary
Robbery
Extortion
Homicide
if a person steals laptops and runs away ... Rape
steal directly from the person
is a criminal offense of obtaining money, property, or servic…
The killing of one human being by another
burglary
if a person steals laptops and runs away ... Rape
Robbery
steal directly from the person
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Law and Society Chapter 7 Study Guide
What 3 selection decisions does a poli…
Civil service provisions
National Advisory Commission on Crimin…
What was the National Advisory Commiss…
entry, reassignment, and promotion
enacted in 1883 with the passage of the Pendleton Act, which…
endorsed a screening in process in 1973
"the policy of merely eliminating the least qualified results…
What 3 selection decisions does a poli…
entry, reassignment, and promotion
Civil service provisions
enacted in 1883 with the passage of the Pendleton Act, which…
40 terms
Law, Society, and Mental Health Study guide
A legal test for insanity that hold pe…
A study by Steadman and colleagues fou…
About what percent of defendant plead…
according to studies conducted in west…
Durham
physical assault
1 percent
personality disorders
A legal test for insanity that hold pe…
Durham
A study by Steadman and colleagues fou…
physical assault
25 terms
Law in Society Midterm Study Guide Chapter 3
In the state court system, it is the m…
When a decision is made by a mediator,…
The US Supreme Court had original juri…
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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Law, Politics, & Society final study guide
Rosenberg, The Hollow Hope & theory ab…
Dynamic court theory
Constrained court theory
school desegregation as example
Rosenberg: problem is not litigants; problem is courts... court…
no electoral pressure (federal judges)... democratic access... co…
limited nature of rights in US... lack of independence from othe…
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896): separate but equal... Brown v. Board…
Rosenberg, The Hollow Hope & theory ab…
Rosenberg: problem is not litigants; problem is courts... court…
Dynamic court theory
no electoral pressure (federal judges)... democratic access... co…
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Law and society final exam study guide
The right of privacy is not specifical…
In the state court system, sheriffs or…
In the United States Supreme Court has…
Like a crime, a tort is considered to…
True
True
False
False
The right of privacy is not specifical…
True
In the state court system, sheriffs or…
True
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