Western Legal Tradition Exam 1 Study Guide
1. What are the informal/formal charges against Socrates? Who brought
each set? Why does he introduce the former? What is evidence from the
text to support your view?
a. Informal/Old Charges (brought up by Aristo
Lecture 12:History and Overview of Corrections
o History of Corrections
18th century colonial eraretribution
few or no individual due process rights
no probation or parole
modern prisons did not exist
death penalty0public corporal punishments (whippi
Agriculture is a word many people use, but do they really know what agriculture means? Do
they know what agriculture involves? Do they know how important it is to our country and how
it impacts each of our lives?
The work of cultivating soil, producing cr
Money and Politics: A philosophical look into corruptive destruction
Money has become so enthralled in todays political system. Lobbyists and special interests alike
have increasingly become th
Essay # 1
Should only the wisest of us rule?
Plato famously argues for the rule of one wise group over a state, known as philosopher kings.
Beneath the surface of this ideological statement the more over-arching question:
Napoleonic Rule and Absolutism
Following the French Revolution, France was left in a distressing political and economic
state which was only exacerbated by ongoing governmental instability. It was during this
tumultuous time in France that gave way to Nap
THE EVOLUTION OF THE GALAPAGOS FINCHES
Located in the Pacific Ocean approximately 1,000 km from the South American
continent, the Galapagos Islands is an archipelago consisting of 19 volcanic islands belonging to
the government of Ecuador. These islands r
Karla Homolka: The Making of A Serial Killer
As one of the most notorious female serial killers in Canadian history, Karla
Homolka serves as a symbol of not only the inherent evils among us but also of the
intense victimization and cohesion that can lead
Cultural Analysis of The Last Samurai
Directed by: Edward Zwick
Distributed by: Warner Bros. Pictures
Released: November 20, 2003 (Tokyo)
December 5, 2003 (United States)
Watched: June 10, 2016, 3:21 pm
Location: Home in Washington, D.C.
Project Four: Stepping into my uncles shoes
In G. Thomas Cousers Disability and (Auto)Ethnography article, Couser make an
argument for the ethnographic study of disabled populations. He argues that although disabled
populations have not been given much at
As one of the most well known direct-to-consumer genetic testing kits, 23andMe has won
multiple awards and praises of its customers. However, not all organizations were onboard with the
companys objectives. In 2013, the Federal Drug Administration demande
The Media and #BlackLivesMatter
The #BlackLivesMatter movement is one of the most monumental online activist
movements of the past decade. This controversial activist movement was one of the main
concepts discussed during the Technology & Activism: Africa
In Case Study 2, a lesbian couple, Robin and Jodi, are looking forward to starting
a family. Using vitro fertilization, Robin is looking for a sperm donor. Even though she
has not had a genetic carrier screening, Robin is of African American decent and ha
In Orisanmi Burtons Black Lives Matter: A Critique of Anthropology, Burton
describes Operation Ghetto Storm, a report conducted by the MXGM that describes evidence
of 313 killings of Black people by state sanctioned actors. As a critique of anthropology,
How has gift exchange shaped the way you have built relationships in your own life?
Gift exchange varies widely between cultural and societal groups. With my experience in
exchanging gifts between kin or friend groups, there is a set of obligations based
Despite whether theyre friendly or abrasive, I expect the prisoners to be highly
interactive with us. They do not have contact with people in the outside world, specifically the
youth while theyre in jail. I think when provided the op
Chapter 6 Writing Assignment Brief
United States of America v. Winston Grainger
On December 2, 2003, a federal grand jury in Columbus, Ohio, returned a
one-count indictment against Grainger.
Grainger was charged with being unlawfully in the Unite
State v. Metzger
Metzger lived in a garden level apartment, located in Lincoln, Nebraska.
Metzgers apartment contains a large window that faces the parking lot.
On April 30,1981 at about 7:45 A.M. another resident of the apartment
A. Aggravated Battery
State must prove:
1. Jesse intentionally touched or struck Angel against will/
intentionally caused bodily harm to Angel
2. In committing the battery- knew or intended to cause great
bodily harm, permanent disability, or p
State v. Loge Brief
On September 2,1997, Loge borrowed his fathers pickup truck to go on
his evening job.
Driving alone on his way home form work, he was stopped by two city
police officers on County Road 18 at approximately 8:15 P.M. because he
Sonnier v. State Brief
On November 2,1989, John L. Clough discovered several items missing
from his establishment, the Houstonian Club.
Among the missing items, four amplifier speakers were missing.
The speakers were valued at $1400 when purchas
Graham v. Connor Brief
Facts: Petitioner Graham, a diabetic, asked his friend, Berry, to drive him to a
convenience store to purchase orange juice to counteract the onset of an insulin
reaction. Upon entering the store and seeing the number of people ahea
Brief: People v. Courtney
George Bruschi was employed as a police officer by Stanford
University, a private educational institution.
During mid-afternoon of December 1, 1968, he was on mobile patrol
in a residential area, which was the private prop
State v. Metzger
All criminal laws must meet the fundamental requirement of due process. Due process requires that the
crime and the elements constituting it must be so clearly expressed that a reasonable person can intelligently
choose in adv
CHAPTER 6: DEFENSES TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY: EXCUSES
Right-wrong test (MNaghten rule)
Product of mental illness test
The irresistible impulse test
The substantial capacity test
The right wrong test requires 2 elements,
Brief: Illinois v. Rodriguez
Facts: On July 26, 1985, police were summoned to the residence of Dorothy
Jackson on South Wolcott in Chicago. They were met by Ms. Jackson's daughter,
Gail Fischer, who showed signs of a severe beating. She told the officers
Zablocki v. Redhail Case Brief
Appellee Redhail was unable to enter into a lawful marriage under a
Wisconsin statute that did not permit a resident to marry without court
permission if he has a minor issue not in his custody, which he is obligated
Clark v. Jeter
On September 22, 1983 petitioner Cherlyn Clark filed a support complaint
on behalf of her daughter, born out of wedlock on June 11, 1973.
She named Gene Jeter, respondent, as her daughters father.
Court ordered blood tests showed