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Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 
Undergraduate Catalog 2011-2012 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 310 - Judicial Politics

3 cr.

(Prerequisites: PS 131 or PS 135, or instructor permission) 

Role of the federal and state court systems in our constitutional democracy, with an emphasis on their policy-making functions.  Consideration of the factors shaping the judicial philosophies and political orientations of federal and state justices and judges.