Prosecutors, Attorneys General, Courts – the selection process, who are they, what do they do, duties and responsibilities,Courts/District Attorney, California and US Attorney General Assignment (Lin

Prosecutors, Attorneys General, Courts – the selection process, who are they, what do they do, duties and responsibilities,

Courts/District Attorney, California and US Attorney General Assignment

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  1. What is the function of the courts?
    1. Why do the courts exist and what do they do for the criminal justice system?
  2. What is the organization of the courts from Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) through California Superior Courts?
    1. List each court, and answer the following questions:
      1. What is the purpose of this court?
      2. How do the judges get appointed?
      3. How can they be removed from office?
      4. The Criminal Court
      5. Federal Judiciary8. Overview of the Federal Court System (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.State of California Judiciary13. State Court System (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  3. JUDICIAL SELECTION – STATE OF CALIFORNIA http://www.judicialselection.us/judicial_selection/index.cfm?state=CA (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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  1. Due Process
    1. How does the courts system protect due process?
      1. 5th Amendment
      2. 14th Amendment
      3. 6th Amendment

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  1. Within the courts there are individuals of significance. What is the purpose of the DA’s office when cases are brought to the courts?
    1. How do cases get tried?
  2. Virtual tour of your COUNTY DA OFFICERiverside county DA  http://rivcoda.org/opencms/index.html (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.San Bernardino county DA http://www.sbcountyda.org/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Orange county DA http://orangecountyda.org/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.Los Angeles county DA http://da.co.la.ca.us/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
  3. View the website for your county’s DA Office and answer the following questions:

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  1. What are their mission statements, goals?
  2. How effective, successful, do they appear to be in doing the “people’s” work?
  3. How efficient, cost/benefit, do they appear to be in doing the “people’s” work? County of Rievrside fiscal year 2017-18 adopted budget, page 173. https://countyofriverside.us/AbouttheCounty/BudgetandFinancialInformation.aspx.  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  4. What are their stated achievements?
  5. Based on the crime stats you gathered from the FBI, how effective, successful, do the district attorneys appear to be in dealing with the criminal element in their respective jurisdictions—counties?
  6. What is Marsy’s Law?  http://ag.ca.gov/victimservices/marsys_law.php (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
  7. What is their media approach?
  8. How user friendly is their website?
  9. What did you like about their website?
  10. What did you dislike about their website?
  11. Do you have any constructive suggestions?
  12. Above the DA Office there is the California Attorney General Office, and higher still the US Attorney General Office.       Review the websites for these offices and answer the included questions.California Attorney General https://oag.ca.gov/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. United State Attorney General https://www.justice.gov/ag (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 

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  1. What are their mission statements, goals?
  2. How effective, successful, do they appear to be in doing the “people’s” work?
  3. How efficient, cost/benefit, do they appear to be in doing the “people’s” work?
  4. What are their stated achievements?
  5. What is their media approach?
  6. How user friendly is their website?
  7. What did you like about their website?
  8. What did you dislike about their website?
  9. Do you have any constructive suggestions?

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  1. Lets look at areas of importance where the courts had significant impact in applying the constitution. Issues of Importance:
    1. Arizona et al v. US – Appellate Court, SCOTUS 
    2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arizona_v._United_States (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
    3. https://www.oyez.org/cases/2011/11-182 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
      1. What was the function of the courts in this decision?
      2. Are we in consensus or conflict in this area?

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  1. Why? (here is where you can input an argument based on the Constitution after reviewing the link provided)

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  1. Same Sex Marriage – Appellate Court, SCOTUS
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obergefell_v._Hodges (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
  3. https://www.oyez.org/cases/2014/14-556 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.  
    1. What was the function of the courts in this decision?
    2. Are we in consensus or conflict in this area?

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  1. Why? (here is where you can input an argument based on the Constitution after reviewing the link provided)

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  1. Affordable Care Act – SCOTUS 
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patient_Protection_and_Affordable_Care_Act (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
  3. https://www.oyez.org/cases/2011/11-393 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
    1. What was the function of the courts in this decision?
    2. Are we in consensus or conflict in this area?

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  1. Why? (here is where you can input an argument based on the Constitution after reviewing the link provided)

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  1. Muslim Travel Ban https://www.oyez.org/cases/2011/11-393 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
    1. What was the function of the courts in this decision?
    2. Are we in consensus or conflict in this area?

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  1. Why? (here is where you can input an argument based on the Constitution after reviewing the link provided)

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  1. Public Sector Unions 
  2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Janus_v._AFSCME (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
  3. https://www.oyez.org/cases/2017/16-1466 (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 
  4. What was the function of the courts in this decision?

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  1. How successful are the courts in supporting society?
    1. Do they help people? Does public opinion matter for the officials in the criminal justice system? (DA Office, California Attorney General, US Attorney General )
    2. Is the original purpose of the courts being upheld today according to your readings?
    3. What will be the effect, if any, of Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement on future rulings of SCOTUS? 
    4. https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2018/06/anthony-kennedy/563939/ (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. 

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Rubric

FactorsFactorsCriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeWhat the reviewer seesFORMAT/PRESENTATION; CLEARLY WRITTEN, LOGICAL, RATIONAL IN REVIEW, EASE OF REVIEW2.0 ptsFull MarksYou have met all the requirements of this criteria.1.0 ptsPartial CreditPartial credit on this area. Look to do more research!0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeStructure of outlineGRAMMAR, SENTENCE STRUCTURE, INDENTED PARAGRAPHS, SPELLING2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcomewhat the student findsTOPIC – SUBJECT MATTER CONSENSUS, CONFLICT, CHAOS POINT OF VIEW, STATED OPINION2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcomeoutline mechanicsCONTENT COVERAGE – # OF PAGES PAPER HEADING, INTRODUCTION, CONTENT, SUMMARY2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcomewhat the law, evidence saysFACTS; CORRECTLY STATED LAWS/CODES; CORRECT IDENTIFICATION U.S. CONSTITUTION CONNECTION; AMENDMENTS, WHAT THEY ARE2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcomewhat the final outcome saysUNDERSTANDING OF THE LEGISLATIVE/COURTS DECISION APPLICATION TO SOCIETY SUMMARY – FINAL THOUGHTS2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsThis criterion is linked to a Learning Outcomeresearch applicationSOURCES/CITATIONS; MLA, APA2.0 ptsFull Marks1.0 pts0.0 ptsNo Marks2.0 ptsTotal Points: 14.0 

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