Law and Society Lecture 1

Law and Society Lecture 1 - - clash of able adversaries-...

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Law and Society Lecture 1 F A C T S f-facts i-issue l-law m-mix we have facts in a case, there is an issue in case, there is law involved in a case, we use precedent based on past experiences to determine what to do in current case M.A.D.D. - Mothers against drunk driving - drunk driving- legal and societal issue “ From the clash of able adversaries, the truth shall emerge”
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Unformatted text preview: - clash of able adversaries- search for the truth- when there is a conflict, it may not be so important to get to truth but instead may be more important to get conflict resolved- Lawyers take bad facts and turn them into good facts ex: OJ Simpson Case...
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course SOCIOLOGY 349 taught by Professor Mcdowell during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.

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