Politics & Contemporary Issues

Professional Staff
Tuesdays, September 8 - October 6|1:30-3:30 p.m. EDT

The Roberts Court Law School Faculty, Case Western Reserve University CWRU Law School will discuss the meaning and importance of the Supreme Court's decisions on issues, including LGBT rights, DACA, Trump tax returns, Faithless Elector, and Abortion Rights cases.

Barbara Greenberg
Mondays, September 14-November 9 (No Class September 28)|10 - 11:30 a.m. EDT

This course will examine the presidencies of eight men who came to office without being elected to it and how each affected the country and the world.  We will study the power and limits of the American presidency as they apply to our history in critical times.

Earl Leiken
Tuesdays, September 29-November 17|10 - 11:30 a.m. EDT

This course will begin with a review of basic economic concepts and then apply this foundation to a discussion of the economic challenges facing the nation. Starting with a discussion of the views of major economic thinkers, we will then discuss concepts that are critical to an understanding of basic economics.