Study Sheet for Final

Definitions

  • Tyranny of the Majority
  • "Excesses of Democracy"
  • General Will
  • Rule of Individual Wills
  • Fiduciary
  • Mediation
  • Stochastocracy
  • "reasonable man"
  • advisoraly system - one party against another
  • technocracy
  • men's rea and actus reus - guilty mind and guilty act

People

  • Alexis de Toqueville
  • President Jackson
  • Fuller
  • Hart
  • Blackwater
  • Rousseau
  • Locke

Topics

  • The Legal Profession
  • Law & the adversarial process
  • Juries
    • Jury Selection
    • Jury Nullification
    • Jury Makeup
    • Possible Decline of the Jury
    • Bias in jury
    • Knowledge of case
    • age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, political party
    • Jury be peers (same class)
    • History of Jury w/ Athens and the King
    • Alternative Dispute Resolution
    • Technology and Law

Ideas
Jury find facts, judges find the law
Is jury the best way in the judicial system or is there a better way?
-What does being a citizen mean in a judicial sense?
-Working for me v. representing me? -elected public officials
-total v. partial enforcement
Court Cases discussed
Duncan v. Louisiana - 14th amendment equal protection - federal law troupes state law
Blakeley v. Washington
Torc Cases

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