2021 AP Government Prep with Paul Sargent #4 | Reviewing the Judicial Branch
Session 4: The Judicial Branch
This session begins with a review of the powers and roles of the judicial branch in federal policymaking. The history and politics of judicial decision making are also a main focus.
Supreme Court Document-Based Questions
Supreme Court DBQs: Exploring the Cases that Changed History helps your students develop the critical thinking skills they need to evaluate the Court's rulings and the impact of these rulings on American society. Your students will analyze primary sources spanning five centuries--colonial codes of law, the Federalist Papers, the Constitution, contemporary photographs, case law, oral arguments, the Court's majority and dissenting opinions, and others. Key tasks for each DBQ will lead them towards an understanding of the role played by the Court and an assessment of its decisions. Each DBQ also contains a section called "The Issue Endures," which highlights current applications of the case issue.
AP Government Required Supreme Court Cases
Explore BRI videos and resources covering the required court cases for the 2022-2023 AP Government exam.