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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 340 The Judiciary

This is an examination of the historical foundation and philosophy of the American judiciary, and the roles of courts and judges, especially Supreme Court justices, in the American political system. It includes the method of selecting judges, the political framework in which they function, the factors that influence their decisions, and the impact of their decisions on the American political system.

Prerequisite: PS 101 American Politics  strongly recommended.