PSC 408: Sem:Judicial Process& Behavior
Discussion of the judiciary, specifically focusing on the actions of courts and judges. Questions explored include: How do courts work? What impact do courts have on society? How do judges make decisions? What factors influence judicial decision-making and the judicial selection process? What constraints exist upon judicial actions? In exploring the answers to these questions, students will have a better understanding of the importance of the courts and judicial actors in democratic government.