Classical Legal Theory
create an argument, how has this topic expanded our rights? etc.
-outline document can be single paged
-what the study is about, what information do they use, how does it relate to you topic?
R v Latimer
came up in 1993
Finishing Ewick and Silbey & Legal Geography
SCP/CPTED and Defensible Space
Must be expanded research methods
When is the last time you encountered a police?
Researchers need to follow up on particular questions and it
unprotected sexual intercourse
a lot of the time it is the infections that come along with HIV, not actual HIV
pregnancy and breast feeding
thought of as something
Contemporary Legal Theory
what does it mean to be treated equally?
what are the implications of treating citizens exactly the same?
last question: is law vehicle for social change, is it neutral?
the science of law,
Making of Legal Subjects Lesbian and Gay Rights
Foucalts History of Sexuality
Identity based governance and
-the title used to describe yourself
act based governance
-the actual act
act bases governance ex.
-catholic churches sin
-any person can make an a
Critical Legal Theory
idea that law was autonomous system of rules and principles
influenced by legal realism
open to interpretation
it can be inconsistent and incoherent
intertwined with politics, social or moral idea, community, these have an impac
Regulating the Uterus Abortion and New
Things to consider
history of abortion
stages of abortion
do not remember dates, just understand the evolution
contemporary abortion debate- Canada and USA
Pro Life vs
Regulation vs. Criminalization
The Case of Prostitution and Drug Control
-study things from before the midterm
-*charter of rights and freedoms
-says you can do this
-not going to be charged, no ticket, no scolding
Ontarios Safe Streets Act
-safe street act started in 1999
Characteristics of Squeegee Kids
-mostly males, but a large amount are female
-40% in toronto are not from Toronto
-mostly sleeping on sidewalks or under bridges
-living in run down hom
What is the Law?
-examining law in the the broader social context
-not what it says, but how it is experienced
-how it is shifted based on cultural background or prior engagements to the law
Where is the Law?
-law is everywhere
-governs everything you do