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Courts and Justice in the U.S.

This course provides an introduction to the system of courts in the United States and the actors and institutions that attempt to provide justice under criminal and civil law. The politics and the policy produced by the American legal system help structure the review of primary and secondary source material. Prerequisite: POLI 130 or instructor’s consent. Fall semester, alternate years.

Grade Basis: Letter Grade
Credits: 4.0