GOVT 315

The U.S. Supreme Court

Prerequisite: GOVT 159. This course examines the evolving power of the nation’s highest court, as well as the biographies and ideologies of its justices. It uses past and current legal controversies and cases to illustrate how the Court has interpreted the constitutional powers of the president, Congress, and states. The class also focuses on government regulation of commerce and social welfare. Offered alternate years. V.7

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