C7+Lecture+03-30-10

C7+Lecture+03-30-10 - students are expected to abide by the...

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Law making -Where does law come from? -Why do we have the legal system we have? -Why do we have the particular laws we have? -Why are some things illegal?
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Lawbreaking • Given that some things are deemed illegal in every society, why do people do things that are against the law? • How do the mass media in our society portray lawbreaking? How do the mass media in our society portray lawbreaking?
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The Justice System How does (and how should) society deal with people who have violated the law? How well does our criminal justice system work in terms of the goals it articulates and the expectations of individuals, groups, and communities?
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Requirements Discussion section participation: 5% Writing assignments: 10% each for a total of 20% Mid-term exams: 20% each for a total of 40% Cumulative final exam: 35%
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Class Etiquette This is a University of California class and, as with all UC classes,
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Unformatted text preview: students are expected to abide by the student code of conduct and as well as the most basic rules of etiquette, including: - getting to class on time and coming prepared to work;- turning off all electronic devices; - not talking during lectures; - and remaining respectful of diverse views when engaging in classroom debate. All views are allowed and, indeed, welcomed but expressing them in a respectful way is required. Reasonable people can disagree but disagreement needs to be expressed in ways that are conducive to the free exchange of ideas and attendant productive dialogue. Course Materials Required texts: Lawrence Friedman, Law in America and Kitty Calavita, An Invitation to Law and Society. Available at UCI Bookstore. All other required readings are posted on the website for this course....
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