Conservapedia:The Supreme Court
"The Supreme Court" is a one-semester course for those curious about how the Court became more liberal in the 1960s through 1980s, and for those interested in learning how the Court can get back on a more traditional path for the future.
This course will harness the power of Conservapedia to build an online constitutional law treatise for the U.S. Supreme Court of the future. Currently the leading constitutional law treatise cites about 3000 decisions, many of which are quickly becoming outdated and overruled by the Roberts Court. The author of that constitutional law treatise, Laurence Tribe, has announced that he will not be publishing an updated edition in the near future. This course and Conservapedia course will fill that void for the online future.
Lectures are here.
Questions addressed in this course include:
- in how many years does the Supreme Court make or remake 50% (weighted by significance) of its case law? Expressed in scientific terms, what is the "half-life" of the Supreme Court?
- what precedents are there now 5 conservative votes for overruling? Are there 5 votes to overrule Roe v. Wade?
- which precedents are at risk of being overruled in the upcoming 2007-2008 Term?
- what are the most interesting cases likely to be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court? Should amicus briefs be filed for any upcoming petitions?
- What are the judicial philosophies of the U.S. Supreme Court Justices?
- What are the worst liberal decisions rendered by the Court?
This fascinating course will examine critically the worst decisions of the past half-century and consider judicial and legislative corrections to them.
This cutting-edge course will emphasize decisions rendered as recently as this summer and will review cases on the Court's docket for the fall. This course will draw upon the expertise of leading attorneys and activists, including at least one teacher who practices before the U.S. Supreme Court. Utilizing the full power of Conservapedia, this course will incorporate important news about the Court as it occurs and anticipate issues that will dominate political discourse in the upcoming election season.
By the end of the course students will be far more knowledgeable about the most important government institution in the world: the U.S. Supreme Court
This free course starts in September. By enrolling here, you will be able to participate in a restricted namespace to be created only for students and teachers in this class. Both students and teachers should add your id. below to be sure of having a spot in this course:
--Aschlafly 15:49, 5 August 2007 (EDT)
--Jsusman 21:50, 18 August 2007 (EDT) Sure! Let's go! :)
- Welcome! Godspeed.--Aschlafly 22:04, 18 August 2007 (EDT)
-User:Todd16 9:29 PM August 23rd 2007 - I would like to join this class too. I have never edited wikipedia so I'm trying to learn this format. Will this be a like a correspondence course, or will we have online meeting times? Thanks! Todd
- Welcome Todd16!!! We'll be online but not at fixed times.--Aschlafly 23:28, 22 August 2007 (EDT)
-Legis01 17:07, 26 August 2007 (EDT)
- Welcome and Godspeed.--Aschlafly 17:37, 26 August 2007 (EDT)
-- I would also be interested in being a student for the course. Thank you. StevenW 20:48, 7 October 2007 (EDT)
Is it too late to enroll? I am not seeking any kind of credit - just trying to keep up with my teenagers so they don't think I am dumb!! contrary1965
- Not too late at all. Welcome, and happy Thanksgiving!--Aschlafly 15:05, 22 November 2007 (EST)
--Lulzmeister 09:39, 30 November 2007 (EST)
--MichaelK 11:38, 12 February 2008 (EST)
- Is that September of last year? Am I too late? There seems to be only two short lectures up so far. Can I catch up? --MichaelK 12:04, 12 February 2008 (EST)
Will this still happen? I see that it was set for September of 2007... has it been delayed or canceled or something? Can I still sign up?--TomMoore 23:32, 10 March 2008 (EDT)
Hi: I left a message on the Talk page. May I join this course? Thanks. stewgen.
I would like to enroll as a student if it is still open. I am not a legal scholar by any stretch of the imagination, but would like to better understand (if that is possible) why our judicial system has gotten so skewed to the left. By the way, I just discovered Conservapedia by accident during a web search on Yahoo and Windows Live. I was pleasantly surprised to see the link, and even more pleased to find an alternative to Wikipedia. ecfmusic 00:09 16 May 2008
I'd love to be involved if it's not too late to join. I'm a political science graduate student and I *need* this! My Constitutional Law classes so far have been strongly biased in the opposite direction. --sparrowrose