Exam 1 Review
4th Amendment (Language) Searches/Seizure & Warrant(less) (12) - 4th amend = shall be secure against unreasonable searches and seizures; warrant - Searches are unreasonable if they interfere with a person's expectation of privacy Peop
Amendments 13TH AMENDMENT (PG. 296) Neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, except as a punishment for crime whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction. TH
Criminal Justice 113 Introduction to Criminal Law Spring 2008 Mr. Jose L. Texidor, Jr. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Make appointments via email, however contact TAs initially COURSE DESCRIPTION / OBJECTIVES: Criminal Justice 113 is an Intoduction to Criminal
Chapter 03: Making Law
The twelve tables was the first entirely secular written legal code.
Henry II Father of the common law.
Formal legal rules.
More unified body of law applied throughout the country.
Magna Carta (Great
Chapter 08: Juvenile Justice
- Juvenile justice falls under the umbrella of the civil law rather than of the criminal
- Juveniles who commit acts that are criminal when committed by adults are
considerate a separate class
Chapter 12: Women and the Law
Feminist Legal Theory
Feminist legal theory (or feminist jurisprudence) is simply the practice of examining and
evaluating the law from a feminist perspective.
Law is the codification of a culture's normativ
CRIM 113 Introduction to Law
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Chapter 10: The Limits of Social Control Policing Vice
What is a Vice Crime?
Any consensual act that offends the moral standards of the community that has defined
the act as worthy of condemnation and legal control.
Chapter 06: Criminal Procedure
Sources of Criminal Procedure Law
The legal foundation for most criminal procedural decisions is the U.S. Constitution,
including the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment.
Most criminal procedural la
Reimann developed theory called PYRRHIC DEFEAT THEORY
Commonly referred to as pyrrhic victory theory
o Victory that comes as such high cost its actually a defeat
win by losing
losing to crime technically wins in elite in society
Chapter 4: Federal and State Courts
The Supreme Court comprises eight justices and the chief justice.
The justices are nominated by the president, confirmed by the Senate, and serve for life
or until they choose to retire.
Chapter 13: Racial Minorities and the Law
Slavery and the Law
The Constitution does contain language clearly supporting slavery.
The Amistad Case
In 1838, African slaves being transported to Cuba aboard the Spanish ship
Chapter 11: The Law and Social Change
What is Social Change?
Any relatively enduring alteration in social relationships, behavior patterns, values,
norms and attitudes occurring over time.
Those who most stoutly resist social change are
Chapter 07: Civil and Administrative Law
Civil law is private law, in that it governs transactions between nongovernmental
entities, such as corporations and private individuals.
Public law involves the regulation of the var
Chapter 02: Justice and the Law
How to go against a democratic law? (German Hitler vs. Jews) Violation of universal
principles of civilized behavior and human dignity.
Positivists claim that the Allies were cloaking their desire for reve
Chapter 5: Crime and Criminal Law
Substantive Law is the law of crimes as compared to procedural law. Defined by statute
and prescribes what we should do, while proscribing what we should not do. Code of
conduct that all in a
The Law and Social Change
INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Read each question CAREFULLY. Choose the BEST answer and mark the appropriate
bubble on the scantron. You may write on the test.
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