Law 1901 First Day Questions

Law 1901 First Day Questions - Law Enforcement Personnel:...

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TEMPLE UNIVERSITY HONORS LAW 1901 Spring 2011 James M. Lammendola TOPICS What is Law? How to approach the law Cast of Characters Where law originates Case Analysis Elements of a judicial opinion (cases) CAST OF CHARACTERS Legislators Lobbyists Administrative Agencies Judges Lawyers: private practice, government, corporate counsel, prosecutors, defense attorneys professors and scholars Court Personnel Plaintiffs in civil cases
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Defendants in civil cases Victims in criminal cases Defendants in criminal cases Witnesses: Fact, Expert, Character Insurance Companies (and Agents)
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Unformatted text preview: Law Enforcement Personnel: forensics, probation officers, police, state and federal agents (DEA< FBI< ATF) Other Stakeholders: Consumers, Manufacturers, Lenders, Suppliers Question: Do judges "make" law? APPROACH 1. Not just to impart information 2. Method of reasoning; make conclusions by analogy 3. Learn a method of writing based on a legal analysis model 4. Expose you to world that is unfamiliar 5. Sharpen the mind by narrowing it SOURCES OF LAW & CASE ANALYSIS...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2011 for the course BLAW 1901 taught by Professor Lamendola during the Spring '11 term at Temple.

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