2019-2020 Catalog

POLS 247 Supreme Court Politics

This course engages students in critical examination current term United States Supreme Court cases. The course places questions of doctrine and theory in historic social and political contexts. Student are required to co-lead class sessions and have the option with permission of instructor of selecting readings the mode of analysis for the session. In addition to co-leading a class session students are required to write a series of short analytic papers of the cases discussed and a final research paper. Open to sophomores, juniors, and seniors only.


2 units


POLS 244 or by permission of instructor