POLĀ SCIĀ 2280 Judicial Politics: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: POL SCI 1100 or POL SCI 1200 or consent of instructor. This course is an examination of the American state and federal legal systems. Topics examined in this course include an analysis of the structure, organization and foundation of courts. Emphasis will be placed on the role of juries, judges, attorneys, litigants, and interest groups in the judicial system. The objective of the course is to evaluate courts as political institutions and analyze the policy-making role of judges.

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