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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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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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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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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
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2
Which are the personal and natural rig…
Civil Rights
Which amendment guarantees US citizens…
1
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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
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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 & 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
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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
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…
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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…
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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
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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
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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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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…
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
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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
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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 and society
feminism
feminist jurisprudence
patriarchy
'male'
is set of theories and strategies for social change that take…
is the practice of examining and evaluating the law from the…
rule of the father
traits such as competitiveness, aggressiveness, autonomy, and…
feminism
is set of theories and strategies for social change that take…
feminist jurisprudence
is the practice of examining and evaluating the law from the…
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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)…
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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…
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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
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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 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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.)…
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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
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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 in society
Bicameral
Bill
Concurrent powers
Delegated legislation
Two houses of parliament at a federal level, the house of Rep…
A proposed law.
Law making powers that are shared by the Commonwealth Parliam…
Laws made by subordinate authorities.
Bicameral
Two houses of parliament at a federal level, the house of Rep…
Bill
A proposed law.
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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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Law in Society Final Exam Study Guide
What is involved in an unconscionable…
What is a statute of limitations for s…
How is property acquired?
How long is a trademark registered for?
A contract that is one sided that is unfair to one party.
4 years
By purchasing it... Receiving it as a gift... inheriting it
10 years.
What is involved in an unconscionable…
A contract that is one sided that is unfair to one party.
What is a statute of limitations for s…
4 years
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Law In Society 9 Weeks Final Study Guide
common law
precedent
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polygamy
A set of laws made by the courts based on customs and traditi…
Decisions made by the highest court of any state follow the l…
The age of majority in most states is
A person who has three or more spouses at the same time is gu…
common law
A set of laws made by the courts based on customs and traditi…
precedent
Decisions made by the highest court of any state follow the l…
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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…
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Law in American Society Criminal Law Study Guide - Chapters 8 and 9
State of mind
Motive
Strict liability offenses
Elements of a crime
what you are thinking; most crimes require that the actor hav…
the reason a person commits a crime
the legal responsibility for damage or injury even if you are…
the conditions that make an act unlawful
State of mind
what you are thinking; most crimes require that the actor hav…
Motive
the reason a person commits a crime
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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…
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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
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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
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Law in Society
bicameral
bill
concurrent powers
delegated legislation
a system of parliament that consists of two houses
a proposed law, or a proposed change to the law
law making powers, shared by both Commonwealth and state parl…
legislation made by subordinate authorities
bicameral
a system of parliament that consists of two houses
bill
a proposed law, or a proposed change to the law
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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.
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Law and Society
Access
Trial
Statute
Jury
equal opportunity for all people
a process to determine whether a person committed a criminal…
laws made by parliaments
a group of people selected to hear evidence
Access
equal opportunity for all people
Trial
a process to determine whether a person committed a criminal…
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Law in Society
Non Legal rule
Legal Rules
Parliament
Court
Are made by and only affect people in families, schools, spor…
Are rules created by law-making bodies, such as courts and pa…
Is a supreme law-making body
Is where criminal and civil cases are resolved
Non Legal rule
Are made by and only affect people in families, schools, spor…
Legal Rules
Are rules created by law-making bodies, such as courts and pa…
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Law in society
society
state
legal rules
criminal law
a group of individuals living together
those who make or enforce laws
laws that apply to all individuals in society, made by a law-…
made by law-making body such as Parliament and applies to the…
society
a group of individuals living together
state
those who make or enforce laws
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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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