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Law Ed Test 1

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What is Law? Rules made and enforced by the government that regulate the conduct of people within a society.
How is "Law" and "interpretation" related? Because you have to interpret the law because it's a broad topic.
What does a typical day look like in this class? Roll Call, Get out chrome books and notebooks, Write down essential question in Cornell Notes, Warm Up, review warm up and introduce new material, Then review essential question in notes.
What is the class definition of Law ed? Education to equip non lawyers with the knowledge and skills pertaining to the law, the legal process, and the legal system, and fundamentals, principals, and values on which these are based.
How do you summarize according to the GIST method? You use the 5 W's and H. Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How
Is the interpretive nature of law a good thing or a negative thing? List one pro and one con relating to the interpretive nature of law. Its a negative. The pro is that it keeps our societies safe the con is that laws are so broad so there are different interpretations of it.
Why do we need laws? To keep thing's organized, promote order, and escape the state of nature.
What is the purpose of Law? To maintain order in society, Regulate human interaction, enforce moral beliefs,
Who is Thomas Hobbs and what are his ideas regarding human nature, law, and why we give up our complete freedom? He wrote the Leviathan. His ideas are man was basically greedy, selfish, and cruel. He believed in an Absolute Monarchy. And he said we give up our liberty to gain security.
Who is John Locke and what are his arguments regarding natural rights and laws? John Locke believed in Natural rights that came from nature or god. (Life, Liberty, Property). He said that most men kept themselves accountable for there actions.
How do Locke and Hobbs differ in regard for the purpose of forming governments and by extension laws? They both have different views on laws. Hobbes believes in Absolute Monarchy and Locke believes in a Limited Government.
What is the UDHR and why was it created? The Universal Declaration of Human Rights as created by the United Nations, allows us to further our understanding of the nature of Law, the rule of law and most relevantly, the purpose of laws in that they are created to promote human rights.
How does the UDHR relate to the broader view of law and the various topics discussed thus far? Because you can argue which article goes with which law. But it helps narrow it down.
Created by: JohnLanier12