Assignment - First - Supreme Court in review assignment...

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Supreme Court in review assignment This is a three-part assignment, but the only thing you need to write out and bring into class on Tuesday is the response to Part 3. The basic point of the assignment is to start thinking about ways in which we as a society shape the law, both through politics (for example, through judicial appointments) and through social change more generally; and to see ways in which the law, in turn, shapes us as a society. Part 1: Read or listen to the program assessing the Supreme Court’s most recent term ( http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/africa/july-dec10/scotus_07-05.html ) and the “Fifteen significant decisions” piece ( http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2010/07/15-significant- cases-of-the-surpeme-court-term.html ). If any of the decisions seems interesting, you may click on the link in the transcript to go to a more detailed News Hour report on that case. As you read through or listen to these materials, think about (and take some notes on) the following
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This note was uploaded on 01/31/2011 for the course GOVERNMENT 42760 taught by Professor Ghazal during the Spring '10 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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