Schedule of Classes Course Description

John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Course Prefix: LAW                                     Course Number: 206                                    
Course Title: The American Judiciary
Subject: Law
Minimum Credits: 3.0                                     Maximum Credits: 3.0                                     Hours per week: 3.0


A study of the nature of the judicial process: precedent and legal reasoning; decision making; the basis of criminal and civil lawsuits; the role of the lawyer, the judge, and the public; the organization of state and federal courts; the Supreme Court; democracy and judicial review.

Prerequisite: ENG 101. In addition: sophomore standing or above.
Start Date:    08/31/2001                         End Date: