Chapter 8 Review
- University of North Texas
- Criminal Justice
- Criminal Justice 3700
- Chapter 8 Review
Last Modified: 2011-11-15
- what is social contract theory?
- who are the proponets of social contract theory?
- who is the contract between?
- social contract theory is that law is a contract, each individual gives up some liberties and in return is protected from others who have there liberties restricted as well
- Hobbes, Locke and Rousseau
- With society, which promises protection and the individual who promises to abide by the laws
- John Stewart Mill
- it states that every individual should have the upmost freedom over their actions unless they harm others
- Consensus Paradigm
- Conflict Paradigm
- Pluralist Paradigm
- the idea that most people have similar beliefs, values, and goals that societal laws reflect majority view
- law is representative
- its a compilation of the dos and donts that we all agree on
- law reinforces social cohesion, in emphasizes our wellness by illustrating deviance
- Law is value neutral, it resolves conflict in an objective and neutral manner
- sees law as a tool of power holders that they use for there own purpose
- the purpose is to maintain and control the status queue
- law is repressive, it opposes the poor and the powerless
- law is a tool to the powerful
- those who write the laws do so in a way to promote there economic and political interest
- law is not value neutral, it is bias and bent toward the interest of the powerful
- law is seen as arising from interest groups but power is more complicated
- power is exercised in the political order, the economic order, the religious order the kinship order, the education order and the public order
- the approach in which each case is treated as one of many, the actor merely follows the rules and walks through the steps
- the goal is efficiency
- a Judge shall uphold and promote the independence, integrity, and impartiality of the judiciary and shall avoid Impropriety and the appearance of impropriety
- a judge shall perform the duties of judicial office, impartially, competently, and diligently
- A judge shall conduct the judges personal and extra judicial activities to minimize to minimize the risk of conflict with the obligations of judicial office
- a Judge or candidate for judicial office shall not engage in political or campaign that is inc
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