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Administration of Justice
ADMIN OF JUSTI
CLASS CODE: SOC 301 CREDITS:  3
DIVISION: EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
DEPARTMENT: SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK
GENERAL EDUCATION: This course does not fulfill a General Education requirement.

DESCRIPTION: Purpose, function, and history of the courts, dealing with the administration of justice. A seminar approach will be used.
TAUGHT: Winter, Fall odd years
CONTENT AND TOPICS: The rule of the courts, emphasizing the U.S. Supreme Court. Politics in the courts with special emphasis on the Bill of Rights.
Politics in the courts
Bill of Rights
14th Amendment
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES: Students will understand the role, purpose and function of the court from a theoretical approach.
REQUIREMENTS: A major term paper with oral presentations, 2 essay exams.
PREREQUISITES: Completion or current enrollment in English 315.
Introductory courses should have been taken before this course.
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EFFECTIVE DATE: August 2001