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Department
Criminology
Course
CRIM 332
Professor
Chantal Gibson
Semester
Winter

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CRIM 332 WEEK 8 LECTURE NOTESFunctions of law 1 Social control 2 Dispute resolution 3 Social changeLaw and dispute resolutionNegotiation o Between 2 parties concernedMediation o Neutral 3rd party to guideArbitration o Neutral 3rd party to decideAdjudication o Formal court decision of legally defined conflict o Party has less say about the outcome but still legally bound Power imbalances impact all modes of dispute resolution Expansion of laws purview o Charter challenge law used to override parts of the law o Impact of court decisions on informal dispute resolutionCrosscultural comparisons o Litigiousness may be cultural variableIndividuals and organizations in court orgs tend to be more successful in courtLaw and social change application social law change social needs
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