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The Judicial Process

Course Number: POL 237
Credits: 4
Offered: Spring Semester, Odd Years
Instructor: Dr. Ryden
Overview:

This course examines the fundamentals of the American judicial process, with an emphasis on courts as political institutions and on the political forces which shape and determine judicial behavior and legal outcomes. Special attention is devoted to the criminal justice and civil litigation systems, and the role of the Supreme Court in American life.