POL 303 (ASH)
POL 303 ASH Complete Class POL 303 Week 1 DQ 1 Judicial Review POL 303 Week 1 DQ 2 Congress and Federalism POL 303 Week 2 DQ 1 Religious Liberty POL 303 Week 2 DQ 2 Freedom of Expression POL 303 Week 2 Teaching “Intelligent Design” in the Public Schools POL 303 Week 3 DQ 1 Equal Pr..
POL 303 Week 1 DQ 1 Judicial Review Respond to this 2-part question in your initial post: a. What is the Supreme Court's justification for its claim to the power of judicial review in the American system of government? Fully explain Chief Justice Marshall’s rationale in Marbury v. Madiso..
POL 303 Week 1 DQ 2 Congress and Federalism Respond to this 2-part question in your initial post: a. What is the Supreme Court's justification for recognizing broad and expansive national power in Congress to address what some view as "local" problems? Fully explain the Court’s rationale..
POL 303 Week 2 DQ 1 Religious Liberty Respond to this 3-part question in your initial post: Explain the Supreme Court's reasons, in Edwards v. Aguillard (the majority opinion by Justice Brennan), for holding that a law mandating the teaching of creationism in public schools violates the Consti..
POL 303 Week 2 DQ 2 Freedom of Expression In 2010 the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that certain government restrictions on corporate funding of independent political broadcasts in candidate elections were unconstitutional (Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission). This controvers..
POL 303 Week 2 Teaching Intelligent Design in the Public Schools Write your paper about a hypothetical proposal that is before the elected school board for the public schools in your city. The proposal stirs deep controversy in the community. Opponents claim that it would violate the Constitution..
POL 303 Week 3 DQ 1 Equal Protection and Gender Discrimination In recent years opportunities for women in the U.S. military have been expanding. But 200,000 jobs may remain closed to women for a variety of reasons. Recently two female Army Reserve officers sued the government for excluding ..
POL 303 Week 3 DQ 2 Constitutional Issues Related to Same-gender Marriage In 2012 the Armed Services Committee of the House of Representatives adopted, by a party-line vote, an amendment to the military defense budget for 2013 that would prohibit same-gender marriage ceremonies in base chapels se..
POL 303 Week 3 Research Paper Draft This is an opportunity to submit a draft or outline of the Research Paper for review and feedback from your instructor. Read the instructions for the Week Five Research Paper and create an outline for the structure of the paper. For information regarding writin..
POL 303 Week 4 DQ 1 Suspicion-less Strip Searches In 2012 the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld the constitutionality of routine (without probable cause) strip searches of persons arrested and detained, even briefly, in a jail (Florence v. Board of Chosen Freeholders of the Country of Burl..
POL 303 Week 4 DQ 2 Cruel and Unusual Punishment During the last decade, the Supreme Court has applied the 8th Amendment’s prohibition against cruel and unusual punishments against some of the harsher sentencing policies implemented by various states. Three cases dealing with juvenile offenders –..
POL 303 Week 5 DQ 1 Eminent Domain In 2005 the Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, upheld the constitutionality of a city taking private property, while paying the owner just compensation, and selling it to a private developer as part of a plan to stimulate the city's weak economy (Kelo v. City of ..
POL 303 Week 5 DQ 2 Right to Bear Arms In 2010 the Supreme Court’s novel and controversial interpretation of the 2nd Amendment greatly limited government’s power to restrict gun possession. The case McDonald v. Chicago sparked widespread debate across the political and legal community, some of wh..
POL 303 Week 5 Final Paper Focus of the Research Paper In this essay you will research a case that is actively pending before the Supreme Court of the United States (not yet decided by the Court when you submit your essay at the end of Week Five). It must be a case that raises significant issu..
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