|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
|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.
|EFFECTIVE DATE:||August 2001|