Law and Society- Study Guide- Sociology Basic Concepts
BASIC CONCEPTS from Sociology - Tools to think with.
humanly created organization or system of interrelationships that connects
individuals in a common culture. All the products of human inte
Law and Society- Study Guide- Alternatives in Law
Alternatives to Law: Varieties of dispute processing
I. Functions of law: the context for considering law and alternatives to law.
Recall the meaning of
functions: consequences of patterns of action
Law and Society- Study guide- Criminal Justice System
Criminal Justice System
I. Review where we have been
Classical, positive, and realist jurisprudence produced three insights law is a
system of rules designed to constrain arbitrary power (set of rules
Law and Society- Study guide- Jurisprudence and Evolving Paradigms
Jurisprudence: Evolving Paradigms
A. Natural law theory (Aristotle, St. Thomas Aquinas, Declaration of Independence)
justice and law inseparable eternal,
universal, immutable law external
Law and Society- Study Guide- Justice&theFamily
Law and Society- Study Guide- Judges
Players in the system: Judges
understandings of law over time (natural law, positivist, realist)
looking within criminal and civil justice systems now, turn to
more detail look at "judging" stage of systems
Law and Society- Study Guide- Civil justice System
Civil Justice System
1. Civil justice system:
litigation between two private parties (not always)
(see chart distributed comparing civil and criminal justice systems)
includes: contracts, marriage/divorce
Law and Society- Study Guide- Theories of Law and Social Change
Herbert, Bob. Nike's Boot Camps. In America. In New York Times. 31 Mar. 1997.
Gayle Krishenbanm. Nike's Nemesis." In Newsmaker: Cicih Sukaesih.
Griswold, Wendy. "The Ideas of the Reading Clas
Law and Society- Study Guide- Justice and Social Ethos
Law and Society- Study Guide- Legal Profession
What is a profession? How does it differ from other occupations?
public good (Durkheim)
autonomy (Weber) monopoly
and market entry
technical skill prestige/
How is law practiced?