2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 23, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog

POL 328 - The American Political System: Judicial Branch and the Constitution


The purpose of the course is to expose students to a wide range of materials concerning the judicial process, including aspects of court structure and rules of court operation as well as to provide a detailed study of constitutional law through US Supreme Court decisions. The consistent themes explored in this course focus on the politics of the judicial branch, including the policy-making role of the courts, and the dynamics of the US Constitution. Supreme Court cases will cover such topics as judicial review, federalism, the commerce power, separation of powers, and substantive due process.
Lecture
Credits: 3
Offered in the Fall Semester