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Gov Notes 9/9 11/09/2010 11:22:00 Shapiro Continued (Chapter 1 review) PP on BB Prototypes of court (slide) o Shapiro wants to correct the wrong starting point in courts and the  understanding of them o When we think of courts, they have these prototypes  o Shapiro believes these to be wrong Argument: o Prototype doesn’t describe courts because they look at 3 functions o Wants triadic logic  Explains courts Problem with his idea is that the whole point, triadic logic falls  apart too; saying prototypes fall apart for obvious reasons and  triadic logic is what gives legitimacy to courts Shapiro wants to preserve triadic logic when needs of modern  political systems threatens to destroy it Prototypes destroyed: o Independent Judge: Why? Judges never independent because they work for state with its  interest and are therefore, not neutral o Application of pre-existing rules: Why? Often make new law almost every time they decide cases
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2010 for the course GOV 312L taught by Professor Madrid during the Fall '07 term at University of Texas.

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