Week 4 Notes
Week 4 Notes CJ 483
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alyssa Hendrixson on Friday September 11, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to CJ 483 at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa taught by Daniel Clay in Summer 2015. Since its upload, it has received 26 views. For similar materials see Law & Society in Criminal Justice at University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa.
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Date Created: 09/11/15
Greenwalt Everything has some type of judgement 0 Has values and morals Should the law force us to do things for bene t of others 0 Taxes Most tax dollars go to government salaries military food stamps MedicareMedicaid etc 0 Rescue If you pass a car that has ipped and on re on the side of the road and there s someone inside should you have to help Mandate action 0 Should we refrain from acts that do not cause any direct harm 0 Individuals can drink as much as they want but what about police of cers or re ghters Are police and re ghters really off duty Judgement call on morality Criminalization of suicide 0 Why is suicide a crime Harm to others 0 If you have kids they are the ones being harmed Spiritual harm Should we be required to refrain from acts that offend others 0 Universal belief based on culture and morals of society desecration of human body 0 Should we be required to refrain from acts that others may think are immoral o lsn t harm a moral question hence every legislature a moral ques on As a society we can never de ne what the law in 0 Relative to time who is in power moral standards 0 No universal governing law Romer v Evans 0 1996 o Added sexual orientation to law antidiscrimination laws in cities in Texas and Colorado Cannot hire or re someone for being bisexual or gay 0 Supreme court overturned majority Harm of homosexuals in political process
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