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September 27, 2005 Agenda: Common Core Criteria Analysis of Grade Distribution Paper Swaps Explanation of Grades Recap: Overview of Criminal Claim Adjudication Before the Right to Counsel After the Right to Counsel o Players o Procedural Timeline Before the Right to Counsel Vagrancy Laws: vague laws; for homeless people; it was against the law to “hang out” in ways that the police saw as a problem o Placed a lot of discretion in the people who enforced the law. o Loitering was in violation of vagrancy law and could be placed in jail for 30 days. o Each case was given an average of 17 seconds. Judge would ask name and occupation; if defendant failed to prove employment, he was thrown in jail. Spike in activity when mayor would announce he was “going to get tough.” When someone was set free, the person was asked to make a contribution to the judge’s favorite charity. What kind of system is this?
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This note was uploaded on 10/22/2007 for the course POSC 130g taught by Professor Below during the Fall '06 term at USC.

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