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Chater 5- History and Structure of Criminal Law

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Department
Sociology
Course
Sociology 2253A/B
Professor
Jennifer Silcox
Semester
Fall

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Criminal law:  Based in common or judge made law, the criminal code and the constitution  Through the judgments of trial and appeal (or appellate) courts, substantive criminal law crystallizes into doctrine, providing judges with a rich variety of time honored rules and principles to be applied to a new case Criminal Processes:  Describes social and political contexts within which government and non government actors collectively produce and administer substantive criminal law: statutory and common
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