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College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PS 290 - Judicial Process and Politics

4.00 credits.
This course is designed to give students a broad understanding of the function and structure of the American courts and the various actors who comprise the judiciary. The course will examine such topics as the hierarchy of courts, judicial selection methods, models of judicial decision-making, the judiciary’s interaction with the other branches of government, and contemporary problems in the American justice system. Fall semester.