The Supreme Court & Landmark Cases (Tues. 9:00-10:15 3/24-4/28)
The Supreme Court & Landmark Cases
6 Weeks: March 24, 31 April7, 14, 21, 28
Location: Mission Viejo Family YMCA
What are the roles and responsibilities of the highest court of the Judicial Branch?
This course begins with a introduction to the roles and responsibilities of the Judicial Branch, the Supreme Court, and judicial review. Students participate in activities dealing with the history, procedures, and major decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, in addition to identifying today’s Supreme Court justices. Teaching methods include mini-lectures and cooperative student-centered activities to help students utilize all of the information presented.
Outside Classwork: Depending on ability level, students should expect to spend approximately 1 - 1 1/2 hour a week. Students will read materials in preparation for weekly discussions and complete assignments started in class.
Instructor: Adrienne Collins