6. Law & Criminality

Law & Criminality Overview

In this unit you will answer the following questions:

USA Violent Crime Rates from 1973-2005 (source)

Copy of Law & Criminality Vocab List

Assignment 1

Vocabulary

Native English Speakers: For each word on the list, find and type the English definition.

English Learners: For each word on the list, find and type both the English definition and the translation into your native language.

Assignment 2

What is "Justice?"

Many people talk about it, but what is justice, really? Is it just fairness, or something more...?

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Assignment 3

Intro to International Law

International Law functions in a very different way from national or local laws. Watch the video to learn more.

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Assignment 4

The International Criminal Court

What is the ICC and what are its powers? Watch the video to find out.

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Assignment 5

Foucault: Surveillance & Prison

Why do prisons, hospitals, and schools (!) all look alike? There is a reason why, but you may not like it very much...

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