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USC Gould School of Law

The Roberts Court     LAW-685

Co-taught by Prof. Lee Epstein and Mr. Adam Liptak (Supreme Court correspondent of the New York Times), this course examines the contemporary U.S. Supreme Court. Topics include the Court's membership; its procedures for selecting cases for review; the role of lawyers, law clerks, and journalists; and doctrinal developments in several areas of the law.

Units 1, 2
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F (Exam), Numeric (Paper)
Exam Type Exam (1 unit) or Paper (2 units)
Writing Requirement Yes (2 units)
Skills/Experiential Requirement No
Enrollment Limit 25

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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