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Introduction to Law and Society ANTH-HIST-POLI-SOCI 285
HOW TO READ A SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT
THE PARTIES. The main parties are those on either side of the v. (versus). The appellant is the one
dissatisfied with the previous decision in the case (generally
2. Sources of International Law
There are 4 sources of International law:
The oldest of them are customs: a habit, a way we have been doing things.
Custom grows from usage, custom begins where usage end.
What is usage?: It is a habit that cryst
3. Subjects of International Law
What comes under the jurisdiction of IL?
The classical theory, 17, 18 19th centuries
o They classicists argue that only the nation states do the following:
1- They meet at international conferences (only state
1. States in general
States are the principal subject of IL until we get rid of the Westphalia theory.
Nation states evolved but the states remain the main subject of IL.
Other institutions are subject to IL:
o The EU, the UN are transnational institution
The French in 2012, 2013, had a UN initiative condemning punishment for homosexuals.
o The UN declaration was defeated.
o We in Canada voted for it, so did the US.
o The majority of states African and Asian voted against because of sovereignty.
This applies to all states that have a central got
EXAMPLE: France, Italy, Turkey
o The central government allocates to a local government, so it is up to the central got to
o In France they divided the country in 90 departments
BRITISH COMMON WEALTH STATES:
Refers to former colonies that were given dominium status.
EXAMPLE: Gibraltar, the forked islands, Hong Kong until recently.
The first 4 colonies to get dominium status were Canada in 1867, Australia, New Zealand
Unit 2: Computer Parts
Understanding Digital Components:
Understanding Your Computer
1) Understanding Your Computer
Computers are Data Processing Devices
Perform 4 major functions:
1. Input: Gathers data, allows ente
Unit 1: Computer & Information Ethics
The Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics
1. Thou shalt not use a computer to harm other people.
2. Thou shalt not interfere with other people's computer work.
3. Thou shalt not snoop around in other people's computer f
Poli 214 Review Notes
3 parts to it
Ask to answer 10 keywords on the exam, each word is worth 3 marks
should be able to define it there is going to be 15 options but write 10
(35%) (2 possible topics and answer one of th
The Demographics of Language
Francophones share of the Canadian population is
now down to an all-time low of 22 per cent
Bill 101, the language law introduced by the Parti
Qubcois government in 1977, was designed to
Many Canadians appear to be cynical
about the state of our democracy
Parties and candidates run slick marketing
campaigns and emphasize style over
Since campaigns run on money, can wealthy
Amanda Lecture Notes: March 6, 2017
*Any words in colour are hyperlinks leading to additional information. Hit Ctrl + Click the mouse to
The Constitution & the Charter of Rights and Freedoms
On May 20, 1980, the Pa
March 10th, 2017
1. FPTP: it promotes stability and is easily accessible and cuts any fringe groups that try to get into
3. Two-Round Majority: majority, followed by most countries in the world and easy access to it.
Makes room for party alli
The language of rights is potentially
Because rights talk encourages us to
invoke moral absolutes
Rights are grounded in ethical or moral
Moral absolutes are non-negotiable! No
March 31st 2017
Wares Analytical dimensions
1. Private versus public rules (look at gender quotas)
2. Centralized versus Decentralized Selection
3. Democratic vs Elite Control
a. Membership recruitment
4. Number of offices elected
Friday 24 March 2017
single transferable vote and single non transferable vote are different; SNTV is in the plurality
family and STV is in the PR family
alternative vote works with single member district
STV works with multimember district has two way
March 17th, 2017
-Spain, south Africa, Israel (open list)
Single Transferrable Vote (STV)
-proportional representation system
-Only two countries: Malta and Ireland (lower house)
-Australia: lower ho
The Unexpected Persistence
As we saw in Chapter 1, regionalism is
one of the three fundamental axes of
In recent years regionalism has increased
1. The part
TERM PAPER IN POLITICAL SCIENCE 331
Your term paper will be an exercise in scientific hypothesis testing. Specifically, it asks you to evaluate
Duvergers Law and/or Duvergers hypothesis in the context of a country of your choice with a history of
Many Canadians appear to be cynical about the state of our democracy
o -parties and candidates run slick marketing campaigns and emphasize style over
o -since campaigns run on money, can wealthy individuals and big business buy
March 3rd, 2017
Electoral Systems: Plurality and Majority Rules
-Voting systems matter.the evil example (Malkevitch)
-The right kin
Poli 204 Final Study Guide:
Chapter 17: Federalism
1) Two Anglophone leaders preferred a unitary state in which power would be concentrated
in a national government
2) French Canadians in particular demanded that they have their cultural differences
Describe and Analyze:
State sponsored terrorism State-sponsored terrorism, also called warfare by proxy,
"puppet" or nuisance terrorism, occurs when a patron state provides political, economic, or
military support to a group of people or organization in a
The Changing Socio-cultural Mix of Canadian Society
Conventional wisdom suggests that the underlying cleavage structure that takes root within a society is the
product of various historic formative events.6 In Canada, for instance
Canadas long historic developments and geography has shaped Canada that we currently live in
today. The railway, the French-English divide, Canadas diversity, and the aboriginals have
played a huge role in Canadas history. Canada is diverse and consists o
What is my basic personality? (The Big Five)
Am I a Type A?
Am I a Type A?
What is my Jungian 16-type Personality?
Whats My Emotional Intelligence Score?
Am I Likely to Become an Entrepreneur?
How Flexible Am I? (Self-monitoring scale)
How Intuitive Am I