Civility in the City
Blacks, Jews and Koreans in Urban American
Written by Jennifer Lee
Jennifer Lees research projects stem from
her theoretical interests in the intersection
of immigration and race/ethnicity.
Openly states that some criticize he
Roper v. Simmons
Section III A:
Kennedy uses evidence to show how similar the abolishment of the juvenile death
penalty was to the abolishment of executing the mentally handicapped. There are incredibly
striking similarities between these two separate occ
The perspective that I agreed with in chapter six was classifying and managing prison
gangs. I thought the book did a great job laying out the procedures in which prison officials
classify and identify gang members within their facilities. It is very impo
Lee, Jennifer. (2002). Civility in the City: Blacks, Jews, and Koreans
in Urban America.
Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Stereotypes created by media outlets generate public perception about
the role of migrant middle-class merchants in generally poo
Gang life is an all too prevalent occurrence in our country due to the environmental and
societal influence that many of these children face on a daily basis. With little to no other
alternatives many children are forced into this fast-paced, violent life
The theory I agreed with most was the Social Disorganization theory because it relates to
what I view as the biggest cause for gang activity, high concentrations of poverty in highly
populated areas. This is prevalent in so many areas across the United St
Homes of the Court
Where was the Supreme Court housed from 1790 -1800?
The Royal Exchange in New York City held the first Supreme Court meeting in 1790.
However the Supreme Court moved to Philadelphia soon after meeting temporarily in
Mapp v. Ohio
What are the facts of the case? [Keep it short just enough to remind you what this
case was about]
Three Cleveland Police officers arrived at Mapps house looking for a person of suspicion,
who they thought had information about a recent bo
The part of the readings that I found most interesting from these last few weeks was
Chapter 8 of Shledens book, Youth Gangs in American Society. It touches on what I find as
one of the biggest contributors to youth gangs, which is the major inequality wi
Read the majority opinions in Roe v. Wade and U.S. v. Alvarez and answer these
questions. ONLY 10 Questions worth 2 points each. Take your time and do a good job.
Roe v. Wade
What was the name of the companion case that was joined with Roe v. W
What were Ripplegrams?
The text referred to Ripplegrams, as the memos that were given to the Chief by
his chief clerk, Kenneth Ripple.
In selecting a new clerk what type of person did the conservative Justice Powell
look for and why?
What are the SEVEN decision making steps involved in each case that the
Supreme Court decides?
1) In order for the Supreme Court to take a case they must first note its
jurisdiction or formally grant cert. At least four of the nine justice
What were the 2 criteria that President Nixon was ideal looking for in his
replacements for Justices Black and Harlan?
The book stated that Nixons two criteria were, he wanted a Southerner and a first
for his administration, which was electin