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PSC 305LEC - Judicial Politics
Judicial Politics DON Enrollment Information (not real time - data refreshed nightly)
Class #:   21619   Enrollment Capacity:   96
Section:   DON   Enrollment Total:   73
Credits:   3.00 credits   Seats Available:   23
Dates:   08/29/2022 - 12/09/2022   Status:   OPEN
Days, Time:   TBA , TBA
Room:   Remote view map
Location:   Remote      
  Course Description
This course examines the distinguishing characteristics of the legal process. It treats the adversarial system, the nature of law, the character of legal reasoning, the system of precedent, law school education, judicial policy-making, and the limits and nature of judicial power. It seeks to examine the unique characteristics of the judicial process, contrast those characteristics with those found in the legislative and executive processes, and explores how the process of judicial decision-making influences what courts do and the power they wield. This course goes beyond simply learning the rules that govern judicial processes to consider and evaluate the implications of those rules. This course is the same as SSC 306, and course repeat rules will apply. Students should consult with their major department regarding any restrictions on their degree requirements.
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