Question 1

    What legal and political influences can affect the decisions of judges? How does the judiciary play a part in policymaking?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length.  You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response.  All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 2

    How does the federal bureaucracy implement policy within the federal government? Give a specific example. Where does the bureaucracy get its power?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response.  All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 3

    In 1800, the federal bureaucracy was relatively small with only a few thousand employees. Describe how the bureaucracy grew from a few thousand employees to the size it is today. Also, discuss how the bureaucracy is organized and how government employees are hired.

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.

Question 4

    Explain the structure of the federal judicial system. What are the responsibilities of each part of the system?

Your response should be at least 200 words in length. You are required to use at least your textbook as source material for your response. All sources used, including the textbook, must be referenced; paraphrased and quoted material must have accompanying citations.