What should, should not, be illegal?
What kind of law ought we have?
What laws are just, fair, optimal?
What is justice?
Criminology- why do crimes happen?
Law and society- where does the law come from?
C7 Week 1 Tuesday
Basic Theories of Criminal Justice
1. What is the criminal justice system?
2. What purpose does the system serve?
3. What makes it just or unjust?
Cullen & Gilbert (chp
C10 FINAL EXAM REVIEW NOT COMPREHENSIVE
American Legal System
o Parts of Federal and State governments
judicial (federal courts)
Foundations of Community Health
General Plan Worksheet
Sung Hee Kim
6-6:50 Disscusion 3
October 31, 2015
Bazelon fairly represents the origin of the word deterrence, the evolution, and how it
continues to be perceived as a solution to every form of crime that occurs in America. For
example, when prosecutors used deterrenc
13th Amendment: 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.
Strauder v. West Virginia (1879)14th Amendment forbids exclusion of blacks from
Plessy v. Ferguson (1896)Constitution allows segregation of railway cars
Establishes separate but equal doctrine
The United States Declaration of Independence proclaims, All Men Are Created Equal
(US 1776). Although this document is supposed to be all encompassing, it actually only really
means all white men. The U.S. constitu
C111 THEORIES OF PUNISHMENT MIDTERM
Who is involved?
What was going on? How did they do it?
When did it occur?
o All these describe the basics of punishment
DAVID GARLAND Punishment is not a unitary thing, but rather a comp
Limnology Spring 2015
Dams, Reservoirs, Impoundments
Types of Aquatic Systems
Review and New Material
Middle Snake River in Idaho Case Study - loss of
Lecture 5 Midterm Review
Wetlands 3 general characteristics:
1. They are wet at some point during the year.
2. They have hydric soils (soils formed by water/alluvial processes that are different from soils of adjacent
upland habitat. Hydric soils become a
Long Essay: Arcthe corrupted acts of the NYPD: gambling, on the pad, kickbacks/Started at the bottom with VICE square
specialized unit that focuses on gambling, prostitution/plain-hoods->narcotics/went up in the chain of command; might have not
April 23, 2015
Long-Term Solitary Confinement: Foucault and Durkheims Changing Punishment
Solitary confinement is singlehandedly one of the most cruel punishments of
modern society. Criminals confined to these s
May 19, 2015
Police Brutality: Finding The Right Solution Against Harm
In recent months, the uprisings resulting from the murders of young black men by
policemen, predominantly white, have come to dictate the major dial
C145 Week 4 Lecture
What serpico shined a light on: scarcely a page goes by without its small shock, its little
jab of horror: a police officer, for $2000, covering up two mobsters connection with a
murder; another, for $5,000, revealing t
C111 Week 4 Lecture 2
Emile Durkheim (1858-1917)
Punishment reaffirms the moral order.
Durkheim writes "[T]his gradation is unncessary if punishment is only a defence
mechanism. It would be undoubtedly
C145: Government Crime
April 21, 2015
Police Corruption in Group Dynamics and its Restrictions on Police Work
Solidarity is one of the most notable features of the police department. It
represents the inclusion and acceptanc
Week 4: Neoclassical
Who Am I?
Social solidarity is a social fact that exerts a
moral force on society
Emile Durkheim: Social Organization
Robert Merton: St
Week 3: Social control
and the prison
Elias: The Civilizing Process
Foucault: Discipline and Punish
The Civilizing Process
The Civilizing P
Week 2: Power,
Rethinking the State
1) Power and Resistance
3) Rethinking the State
4) Punishment and Inequality
What is Power
According to Mills?
Week 1: The State of
Nature & Social
Why is this important?
Why dening crime is not so simple
A legalistic denition
Positive aspects of legal denitions
Negative aspects of leg
Power, Constructions of
Deviance, and Social Control
(C180): A Course Overview
What is the most dangerous weapon on the
A)Atom(or Dirty) Bombs
E) Something Else
What Do We Owe One Another?, Justice and the Common Good
Its not my fault
Are we responsible only for what we ourselves have done? Not for the action of others or for
events beyond our control.
Moral Individualism subject only to the obligation
Do We Own Ourselves? Hired Help
David Boaz, Executive Vice President, Cato Institute (From the advocates for selfgovernment webpage)
Libertarianism is the view that each person has the right to live his life in any way he chooses
so long as he res
Arguing Affirmative Action, Who Deserves What?
From a moral justice standpoint, does Hopwood have a case?
Were her rights as an individual violated when she was considered a candidate through the lens
of her race?
Two sides of the debate
Deviance and Social Control
Most people regard as unacceptable and respond negatively
Subject to social control
Societys efforts to shape the behavior of its members
Formal (e.g., use of law)
Gender Equality, The Right of Privacy
By the government
Marital rights (Coverture)
Public participation (e.g., jury service; estate administration)
Child custody; alimony
By businesses a
Race and Law
In the early years of our nation, racial discrimination was institutionalized and enforced
Later, the law forbid racial discrimination and protected civil rights
What caused the change?
Civil righta right
What Matters is the Motive, The Case for Equity
Immanuel Kant (1724-1804)
We see for the first time the notion of Universal Human Rights
All humans are worthy of respect. It is wrong to treat them as mere instruments of the collective