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SOC 373 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Exculpatory Evidence, Absolute Immunity, Sentencing Reform Act
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Questions: 1. Why is a prosecutor the most important and powerful actor in court room? Powers they have: -they decide what crime to charge -which cases to prosecute -which cases to plea bargain and which cases to try -bail...

Sociology
SOC 373
samuel slom
SOC 373 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: World Justice Project, Precedent, Sixth Amendment To The United States Constitution
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12. Doctrine of Precedent Stare Decisis Precedent: when a higher court decides a case by announcing a new rule of law, all lower courts when deciding a case with similar facts in the future, must follow the rule of law est...

Sociology
SOC 373
samuel slom
SOC 373 Lecture 2: SOC373#2
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find more resources at oneclass.com 8. Law on the books vs. Law in Action -Law on the books: The written rules and principles used in the court system Constitutions, Legislation, Regulations, Court Cases ...

Sociology
SOC 373
samuel slom
SOC 373 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: O. J. Simpson, Fourth Amendment To The United States Constitution, Wrongful Death Claim
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Burden of Proof Civil vs. Criminal -OJ Simpson found not guilty for murder of not guilty in a criminal case you cannot call them to a stand cannot even comment on the fact they did not testify protections in criminal trial...

Sociology
SOC 373
samuel slom
SOC 373 Lecture 4: SOC373#4
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find more resources at oneclass.com 19. Separation of Powers -Executive: Enforce the laws that have been passed -Judicial: Interpret the law that has already been passed and determine if the law is constitutional -Le...

Sociology
SOC 373
samuel slom
SOC 101 Lecture 11: SOC101#11
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Extent of Family Violence Child abuse: neglect, beating, incest, genital circumcision, forced prostitution, pornography) o Extensive o 33 million US reports of child abuse in 2011, involving 6 million children, 1.2 million...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Ulrich Beck, Noble Savage, Nanomaterials
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V. Science and Society: The example of environment Environment in the past The image of earlier humans living in harmony with nature o Being one with the five elements: earth, skyair, water, animals, plants o Using earths ...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture 10: SOC101#10
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Institutions of Society I.Defining family and marriage Family: People who consider themselves related by blood, marriage, or adoption Universal Classification of Families o Nuclear FamilyExtended o Family of procreationfam...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Cesare Lombroso, Edwin Sutherland, Corporate Crime
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Social Control and Deviance: (1)Social Control: Set of mechanisms that create normative compliance in individuals Informal and formal social control Positive and negative sanctions Symbolical and material sanctions Folkway...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture 7: SOC101#7
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The most visible problem of economic inequality: Poverty Types of Poverty o BiologicalExtremeAbsolute Poverty: The inability to afford the basic necessities of living Malnutrition, Starvation o Relative poverty: The condit...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Mandatory Sentencing, Non-Sufficient Funds
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Societys Reaction to Criminal Deviance: The criminal justice system (police, courts, prisons) (1)The increase of the US prison population since the 1970s until 2009 Indicators of the increase: o Emergence of private prison...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture 6: SOC101#6
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Fault Lines I.From Social Differentiation to Social Inequality Society produces social differentiation: We differ from each other based on our social locations Social stratification: A system in which groups of people are ...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Pitirim Sorokin, Human Settlement, Social Inequality
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IV. A key aspect of Social Inequality: Inequality of Opportunity Inequality of Opportunity and Social Mobility (Pitirim Sorokin) When social inequality results in definite advantages or disadvantages in the pursuit of pers...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Auguste Comte, Feminist Theory, Class Conflict
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3 major representations of societysociological theory o Functionalism: a representation of society as a whole unit, made up of interrelated parts that work together Auguste Comte suggested we apply scientific method to the...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
SOC 101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Three Steps, Robert K. Merton, Role Theory
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Research Methods in Sociology First step is picking a question to investigate o Three factors to take into account when choosing a method deductive approach and inductive approach practicality ethics: do no harm, informed ...

Sociology
SOC 101
La Torre Aurelie
Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Business Communication, Human Communication, Jargon

Communication Success 2 Communication Success 3 permacharts TM ...

Business Administration
BUS 343
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Administrative Law - Reference Guides

Administrative law directly influences the life of every American citizen. All local, state and federal agencies operate pursuant to general Administrative law principles. An understanding of all administrative law functio...

Business Admin - Mgt
MGMT 10
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: Model Penal Code, Malice Aforethought, Unlawful Killing

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM CCriminal Law WHAT IS A CRIME? PARTIES TO CRIMES ...

LAW
LAW 405
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LAW
LAW 405
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Sociology - Reference Guides

Sociology is the study of the principles that underlie social order. In this concise Guide, the reader has ready access to clear explanations and examples of important sociological theories. The often complex and contradic...

Sociology
SOCA02H3
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