SECTION: Reading/Film Quiz #4 •Watch Anderson Cooper 360: The CSI Effectprior to section (5 minutes): . •Watch Grand Jury Votes Not to Charge Cop in Eric Garner Deathprior to section (15 minutes): -garner-case/. 10/14 Final Draft of Paper #1 Due by 5:00PM. You must turn in a hardcopy to your TA’s mailbox and upload an electronic copy to Moodle. 10/18 Catchup and Review for Midterm 10/20 Midterm Exam SECTION: No section meetings this week. 10/25 The Enforcement of Law I: Policing and Discretion •Jacob, Herbert. 1995. “The Police.” In Law and Politics in the United States. New York: Harper Collins. •Venkatesh, Sudhir. 2008. “How Cops Really Want to Police,” New York Times, June 18. 10/27 The Enforcement of Law II: Punishment and Deterrence •Johnson, Carolyn Y. 2009. “Breakthrough on ‘Broken Windows:’ In Lowell Experiment, Crime Linked to Conditions,” Boston Globe, February 8. •Jones, Andrea. 2014. “The Nation’s Shame: The Injustice of Mandatory Minimums,” Rolling Stone, October 7.
7 SECTION: Reading Response Paper #2 •Stillman, Sarah. 2013. “Taken: The Use and Abuse of Civil Forfeiture,” New Yorker, August 12. After reading this article, answer the following prompt: What are the positives and negatives of civil forfeiture? Is it a fair form of deterrence and punishment? The paper needs to be 1-2 double spaced pages. You will turn in a hardcopy of the paper to your Teaching Assistant during your section meeting. Late papers will not be accepted. 11/1 Law’s Relationship to Society I: The Theoretical Tradition of Max Weber •Trubek, David M. 1972. “Max Weber on Law and the Rise of Capitalism.” Wisconsin Law Review 1972: 720-753. 11/3 Law’s Relationship to Society II: The Theoretical Tradition of Karl Marx •Bonsignore, John J. et al. 2005. Before the Law: An Introduction to the Legal Process.Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Sections 5.0-5.1 and 4.1. SECTION: Reading Response Paper #3 •Utah v. Strieff (2016). After reading excerpts from this case, answer the following prompt: How do you think Marx (or a Marxist) would interpret the Supreme Court’s Strieff decision? The paper needs to be 1-2 double spaced pages. You will turn in a hardcopy of the paper to your Teaching Assistant during your section meeting. Late papers will not be accepted. 11/8 Law’s Relationship to Society III: The Theoretical Tradition of Emile Durkheim •Erickson, Kai. 1963. Wayward Puritans: A Study in the Sociology of Deviance. New York: John Wiley and Sons (read selected excerpts). 11/10 Law’s Relationship to Society IV: Critical Legal Studies •Carbado, Devon W., and Daria Roithmayr. 2014. “Critical Race Theory Meets Social Science.” Annual Review of Law and Social Science10: 149-167. SECTION: Reading Quiz #5 •Rakoff, Jed S. 2014. “Why Innocent People Plead Guilty,” The New York Review of Books, November 20.