An analysis of the distribution of power among
three branches of the federal government, and
between the federal and state levels of
government, as specified in major decisions of
U.S. Supreme Court. The Court itself will be
studied as a political institution, with emphasis
on its role in a democratic political system.
The course also includes a study of the
constitutional rights of individuals, as
specified by the U.S. Supreme Court, with primary
emphasis on issues of freedom and andequality.
Prerequisite: Political Science 102.
Student must have taken POL*102 or permission of the instructor