PUBPOL 422

PUBPOL 422: Congress & State Legislatures

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Level
Undergraduate
Term
Fall 2019
Days
Tuesday, Thursday
Time
11:30 am-12:50 pm EST
Course Location
1230 WEILL
Course Section
001
U-M Course Number
19229
Credit Hours
3

Is Congress too partisan? Can Congress fulfill its legislative and oversight functions? Do the executive and judicial branches effectively control public policy formulation? Have the State Legislatures become the true "laboratories of democracy"?

Public Policy 422: Congress and the State Legislatures, is a course designed to familiarize students with the inner workings of the legislative process, federal and state. This will be done through reviewing the structure of state legislatures and the Congress, as well as by studying method and nuance of the workings of these bodies politic.