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Law and Society
449 B.C
1750
1601 Elizabethan Poor Laws
1824
A mention of the mentally disabled in the Twelve Tables relat…
An Act for Relieving, and Ordering of Idiots, Impotent, Distr…
The disabled poor were placed in the group labeled "helpless…
New York passed a law requiring the establishment of poorhous…
449 B.C
A mention of the mentally disabled in the Twelve Tables relat…
1750
An Act for Relieving, and Ordering of Idiots, Impotent, Distr…
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…
22 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 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…
Law In 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…
28 terms
Law and Society
originalism
modernism
criminal law
judicial review
the framers meant what they said in the Constitution and it s…
the Constitution can change due to the fact that the circumst…
law that deals with crimes and their prosecution
power of the supreme court to determine the actions by offici…
originalism
the framers meant what they said in the Constitution and it s…
modernism
the Constitution can change due to the fact that the circumst…
Law and Society
contract
six elements of a contract.
offer
acceptance
is any agreement enforceable by law.... Not all agreements are c…
Offer, acceptance, genuine agreement, consideration, capacity…
is a proposal by one party to another intended to create a le…
is the second party's unqualified willingness to go along wit…
contract
is any agreement enforceable by law.... Not all agreements are c…
six elements of a contract.
Offer, acceptance, genuine agreement, consideration, capacity…
18 terms
LAW AND SOCIETY
LAW
CODE
COMMON LAW
POSITIVE LAW
enforceable rules of conduct in a society,typically reflect t…
laws may be grouped into an organized form
law passed on the current standards or customs of the people
law dictated from above in this fashion
LAW
enforceable rules of conduct in a society,typically reflect t…
CODE
laws may be grouped into an organized form
18 terms
Law and Society
Laws
Code
Common law
Positive Law
Enforcable rules of conduct in society
Laws grouped into an organized form
Law based on current standards or customs of the people
Law based on the dictates of a central political authority
Laws
Enforcable rules of conduct in society
Code
Laws grouped into an organized form
25 terms
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
25 terms
Law and society
Defamation
Libel
Slander
Tinker case
The action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slande…
A written defamation
Verbal defamation
Defined the constitutional rights of students in the U.S publ…
Defamation
The action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slande…
Libel
A written defamation
27 terms
Law and Society
Law in the Books, Law in Action
Emile Durkheim
Conscious Theory
Functionalism
The law is only talk, it is not the walk of the law.
Emile Durkheims perception of the law is a reflection of our…
we vote for and elect people who share our similar thoughts a…
Everything in society has a reason, laws reflect our general…
Law in the Books, Law in Action
The law is only talk, it is not the walk of the law.
Emile Durkheim
Emile Durkheims perception of the law is a reflection of our…
45 terms
law and society
Law and society movement
Law on books
Law in action
Meaning of &
Intellectual movement concerned with the difference between i…
What the actual verbiage of the law is
How the law is enacted and executed in the real world
Variable with different meanings, inversion of society in the…
Law and society movement
Intellectual movement concerned with the difference between i…
Law on books
What the actual verbiage of the law is
33 terms
Law Society
Criminal law
Civil law
Rape
1st murder
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
the system of law concerned with private relations between me…
a type of sexual assault usually involving sexual intercourse…
An unlawful killing that was willful and premeditated. A non-…
Criminal law
a system of law concerned with the punishment of those who co…
Civil law
the system of law concerned with private relations between me…
10 terms
Law and society
Legal advisers
politician
the court structure
high court
specialists in law
makes the laws
High court ... supreme ... district ... local
Has 7 judges in total. This court hear cases on issues within…
Legal advisers
specialists in law
politician
makes the laws
118 terms
Law and society
Who passes a statute
Scenario with Native American council…
What was the intention when writing ca…
____ are higher cts that ppl who lose…
State legislature/ congress
?
Rules should be clear to everyone. Ppl understand the law,
Appellate cts
Who passes a statute
State legislature/ congress
Scenario with Native American council…
?
44 terms
Law and Society
Jurisprudence
Law
Goals of the legal system
Criminal laws
philosophy of law
A body of enforceable rules governing relationships among ind…
Fairness, human rights, resolve conflicts, keep order, protec…
set up to protect the public from the harmful acts of others
Jurisprudence
philosophy of law
Law
A body of enforceable rules governing relationships among ind…
Law and Society
Law
Statutes
Ordinances
Common Law
a rule of conduct commanding what is right, or, prohibiting w…
a law made by a legislative body
the name of laws where the legislative body governs an area s…
the law as pronounced in court
Law
a rule of conduct commanding what is right, or, prohibiting w…
Statutes
a law made by a legislative body
14 terms
Law in Society
Non legal rules
Criminal law
Civil law
Legal rules
Are made by and only affect people in families, schools, spor…
Is an area of the law concerned with behaviour against and ex…
Is an area of law covering the infringement of a person's rig…
Are rules created by law making bodies such as parliament and…
Non legal rules
Are made by and only affect people in families, schools, spor…
Criminal law
Is an area of the law concerned with behaviour against and ex…
35 terms
Law and society Unit One
The action has a bad consequence
The act itself ... -Preforming an act u s…
Intentional ... -Guilty state of mind
The act must directly cause the harm... -…
Harm
Actus Reas
Mens Rea
Concurrence
The action has a bad consequence
Harm
The act itself ... -Preforming an act u s…
Actus Reas
Law and Society: test one
Defining law:
Historical meanings of law:
Law may be referring to:
"The rule of law"
No consensus; more and less useful definitions (all about the…
- Will of God (religious views) ... - Pure reason (reelection of…
- Social institution... - System ... - Elements of system: ... - Code…
Decisions are made and disputes are resolved in accord with w…
Defining law:
No consensus; more and less useful definitions (all about the…
Historical meanings of law:
- Will of God (religious views) ... - Pure reason (reelection of…
27 terms
Law and Society
Common Law
Original Intent (originalism)
Modernism
Criminal Law
Body of law based on custom and general principles and embodi…
One way of interpreting the US Constitution... that places great…
One way of interpreting the US Constitution... that places great…
Public law that deals with crimes and their... prosecution.
Common Law
Body of law based on custom and general principles and embodi…
Original Intent (originalism)
One way of interpreting the US Constitution... that places great…
20 terms
Law in Society
13th amendment
8th amendment
9th amendment
16th amendment
outlawed slavery
no cruel punishments
nonenumerated rights
income taxes
13th amendment
outlawed slavery
8th amendment
no cruel punishments
Law and Society
Law
Statutes
Ordinances
Common Law
a rule of conduct, commanding what is right or prohibiting wh…
A law made by a legislative body.
When a legislative body governs an area smaller than the size…
The law as pronounced in court decisions.
Law
a rule of conduct, commanding what is right or prohibiting wh…
Statutes
A law made by a legislative body.
Law & Society
Civil Law
Criminal Law
norms
social cohesian
Laws regulating the behavior of private individuals
Laws concerned not only with the rights of individuals direct…
social expectations within social groups
members of a community live together in peace, order and harm…
Civil Law
Laws regulating the behavior of private individuals
Criminal Law
Laws concerned not only with the rights of individuals direct…
Law and Society
1st amendment
2nd amendment
4th amendment
5th amendment
freedom of religion
regulated militia, right to bear arms
right for people to secure their homes against unreasonable s…
rights associated with criminal trials (freedom from double j…
1st amendment
freedom of religion
2nd amendment
regulated militia, right to bear arms
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…
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
Law and Society
constitutions
serious
4 reasons for the Termination of Contr…
Sue of Damages
a document which establishes boundaries beyond which no law m…
cannot appear to be intended to amuse
1) Performance... 2) Impossibility of Performance... 3) Operation o…
the person is made to pay in money the amount the other perso…
constitutions
a document which establishes boundaries beyond which no law m…
serious
cannot appear to be intended to amuse
28 terms
Law and Society
Felonies v. Misdemeanors
Jurisdiction
Legislative Intent
Statues
Felony imprisonment for a year or more... Misdemeanor less than…
The official power to make legal decisions & judgements
A judge who interprets what legislative means
The law making authority of congress exercised through the pa…
Felonies v. Misdemeanors
Felony imprisonment for a year or more... Misdemeanor less than…
Jurisdiction
The official power to make legal decisions & judgements
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
26 terms
Law and society
Legal system goals
Criminal law
Constitutional law
Federalism
Protect basic human rights, promote fairness,resolve conflict…
Breaking of society's rules ,crime and punishment
Rights and freedoms guaranteed to people in the constitution
Federalism principal or government system
Legal system goals
Protect basic human rights, promote fairness,resolve conflict…
Criminal law
Breaking of society's rules ,crime and punishment
26 terms
Law and Society
Precedent
Vicarious
Adversary
Veracity
Decisions made on an issue in a case, that serves as a refere…
To experience something through the experience of another.
One who is a party in a writ or action opposed to the other p…
The truth. The state of being honest or accurate.
Precedent
Decisions made on an issue in a case, that serves as a refere…
Vicarious
To experience something through the experience of another.
25 terms
Law and Society
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka(1…
Furman v Georgia(1972)
Gibbons v Ogden(1824)
Gideon v Wainwright(1963)
14th amendment... Ended segregation in public schools
8th amendment ... Made states rewrite death penalty statues
Article 1, section 8... Strengthened the federal government's po…
6th amendment... A lawyer must be provided for anyone facing cri…
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka(1…
14th amendment... Ended segregation in public schools
Furman v Georgia(1972)
8th amendment ... Made states rewrite death penalty statues
Law And Society
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka…
Furman vs. Georgia (1972)
Gibbons vs. Ogden (1824)
Gideon VS Wainwright (1963)
14th amendment. Ended segregation in public schools.
8th amendment. Made states re-write death penalty statutes.
Article 1, section 8. Strengthened the federal governments po…
6th amendment. A lawyer must be provided for anyone facing a…
Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka…
14th amendment. Ended segregation in public schools.
Furman vs. Georgia (1972)
8th amendment. Made states re-write death penalty statutes.
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
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…
Law & Society
Criminal Justice system
Law distinguishes...
Most common form of deviance
Parable Cause
formal system that deals with crime
crime and deviance
crime
needed to lawfully arrest, not beyond all or reasonable doubt
Criminal Justice system
formal system that deals with crime
Law distinguishes...
crime and deviance
53 terms
Law and Society Final
Terry v. Ohio USSC Facts
Terry v. Ohio USSC Trial Ruling
Terry v. Ohio USSC Appellate Rulings
Terry v. Ohio USSC Relevant Amendment(s)
-Officer was on regular patrol when he noticed Terry with ano…
Defendant (Terry) Guilty
-District Court Of Appeals-Affrimed (Guilty)... -Ohio Supreme C…
4th Amendment right against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures
Terry v. Ohio USSC Facts
-Officer was on regular patrol when he noticed Terry with ano…
Terry v. Ohio USSC Trial Ruling
Defendant (Terry) Guilty
12 terms
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.
law & society
due process
commerce clause
new deal
second new deal
constitutional guarantee that all legal proceedings will be f…
gives Congress exclusive power over trade activities among th…
experimental programs to try and get us out of great depressi…
reaction to courts rulings, set up social security act & NLRA…
due process
constitutional guarantee that all legal proceedings will be f…
commerce clause
gives Congress exclusive power over trade activities among th…
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
24 terms
Law in society
Westminister System
Bicameral
Unicameral
Government
A parliamentary system which relies on a group of people are…
Two houses of parliament
One house of parliament (The territories and Queensland)
The members of parliament belonging to the political party or…
Westminister System
A parliamentary system which relies on a group of people are…
Bicameral
Two houses of parliament
Law and Society
Political consequences for felon disen…
Basic idea of group threat theory and…
Basics of the 14th Amendment
Basics of the 13th Amendment
The 2000 Presidential Election. 27% of those disenfranchised…
Dominant groups perceive subordinate groups as a threat when…
Clarifies citizenship
Slavery is illegal
Political consequences for felon disen…
The 2000 Presidential Election. 27% of those disenfranchised…
Basic idea of group threat theory and…
Dominant groups perceive subordinate groups as a threat when…
6 terms
Law/Society
Substantive Law
Survival Statues
Defendant
Verdict
written law that defines rights and duties, such as crimes an…
preserves an injured party's right to recover for personal in…
an individual, company, or institution sued or accused in the…
a decision on a disputed issue
Substantive Law
written law that defines rights and duties, such as crimes an…
Survival Statues
preserves an injured party's right to recover for personal in…
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
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…
58 terms
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…
21 terms
Law & Society CH1
Black letter law
Common law
Conflict perspective
Consensus perspective
legal rules, established by different states or by the federa…
the judge-made law (originating in England).
conflict is a central aspect of society.
society shares common values and is relatively stable.
Black letter law
legal rules, established by different states or by the federa…
Common law
the judge-made law (originating in England).
6 terms
Law and Society
Anarchy
Judge
Magistrate
Defendant
Public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court.
A civil officer who administers the law, especially one who c…
an individual, company, or institution sued or accused in a c…
Anarchy
Judge
Public officer appointed to decide cases in a law court.
32 terms
Law and Society
Law
Ordinances
Three Sources of Law
Statutes
A law is a rule of conduct commanding what is right and prohi…
Laws where a legislative body governs an area smaller in size…
1st source of law is statues... 2nd source of law is common law…
Laws made by legislative bodies
Law
A law is a rule of conduct commanding what is right and prohi…
Ordinances
Laws where a legislative body governs an area smaller in size…
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