Supreme Court Seminar

SLN #: 88282
Course Prefix: LAW-745
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Weinstein

Course Description:
Members of the seminar will meet each week to discuss one or two of the most interesting and important cases decided by the U.S. Supreme Court during its 2011-2012 term (the term that ends in June 2012). In depth discussion of the Court’s opinions with focus on the importance of the case, the quality of the Court's reasoning, and the judicial philosophies of the individual Justices.

Students should have taken Constitutional Law II or Criminal Procedure, or be taking either of them concurrently. Depending on how many students enroll, each student will do one or more in class presentations. This will be the important work. The “paper” will be simply to write up in about 5 pages one of the presentations.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Prerequisite: Students must have taken or be taking concurrently either Con Law II or Criminal Procedure
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 16
Final Exam Given: No
Paper Or In-Class Presentation: Yes
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.