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Lucas Powe


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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38286-38289 • Spring 2018
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38696-38699 • Spring 2017
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

The course will discuss the major decisions of the Supreme Court beginning with Brown v. Board of Education (1954) and ending with the cases decided in the Spring of  2017.  The discussion will focus on how the Court and its Justices interact with American politics and American culture, with emphasis on the former.  Finally the course will discuss the individuals who are fortunate enough to be Justices and how their backgrounds influence decisions. 

GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

39225-39240 • Spring 2014
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

Course Description:

A study of the relationship of decisions of the US Supreme Court and American Politics from Brown v. Board of Education (1954) to the present.

3 in class exams

Readings:

Powe, The Warren Court and American Politics

Powe, The Supreme Court and the American Elite, 1789-2008

Tushnet, In the Balance

GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38875-38890 • Spring 2013
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38730-38745 • Spring 2012
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

A study of the relationship of decisions of the US Supreme Court and American Politics from Brown v. Board of Education (1954) to the present.

GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38950-38965 • Spring 2011
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38865-38880 • Spring 2010
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

38320-38335 • Spring 2009
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM TNH 2.114

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

39336-39339 • Spring 2008
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM WRW 102

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

37835-37845 • Spring 2006
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM GEO 2.324

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

34700-34715 • Spring 2002
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM ART 1.102

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GOV 357M • Supreme Court And Public Pol

34740-34755 • Spring 2001
Meets MW 1:00PM-2:00PM ART 1.102

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