Skip to Main Content

2021-2022 Catalog

GOVT 410 Personality and Supreme Court Decision Making

This course examines the relationship between the evolution of the personalities of members of the United States Supreme Court and their decision making. Particular attention will be paid to the application of the "life cycle" paradigms to the jurisprudence of various justices. Satisfies exposure to U.S. politics subfield. [W]


One of the following: GOVT 311, GOVT 313, GOVT 314, GOVT 315, HIST 258, or permission of instructor