The Judicial Branch

Chapter 15

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Monday, December 7

Quiz over Federalist 78
SCOTUS v. POTUS: The Role of the Supreme Court, Historically
Legal System Basics: Crash Course Government and Politics #18

Tuesday/Wednesday, December 8/9

Structure of the Court System: Crash Course Government and Politics #19
Supreme Court of the United States Procedures: Crash Course Government and Politics #20
Judicial Review: Crash Course Government and Politics #21
Judicial Decisions: Crash Course Government and Politics #22

Thursday/Friday, December 10/11

1. Profile of the judges

2. Practice FRQ

3. Discuss judicial decision making

4. Listen to the oral arguments from a Supreme Court case and predict the decision


Fischer v. UT Austin Briefs and Record


Homework: Take-Home FRQ

AP Government Review Video #23: Judicial Activism v. Judicial Restraint

Monday, December 14 - Exam Day

Exam on Unit VIII


Exam Review