FINAL PROJECT (Team-Based):
The Final Project for this course is TEAM-BASED, meaning that such much be completed in your assigned team, and everyone is REQUIRED and EXPECTED to contribute to the team. To access your assigned team, simply click on the tab “People” to the left of the Canvas window and then on POS3424TeamsSPR23 and you will be able to locate your assigned team. Please use the Canvas “Inbox” messaging function to make initial contact with your team members so that you can exchange contact information to initiate communication and start working on the Final Project.
For the Final Project, each team member’s name MUST be on the Title Page or otherwise listed on the assignment. When the assignment is completed, ONLY ONE member of the team will upload the assignment on behalf of the team. Multiple uploads by any team will result in an automatic 30 points reduction in grade. Therefore, remember, ONLY ONE member of the team submits the final project on behalf of the team.
The Final Project is divided into two (2) parts as follow, requiring two separate uploads by each team. Again, ONLY ONE upload per team, meaning, a representative of the team uploads each part of the Final Project on behalf of the Team.
FINAL PROJECT PART I (100 points):
The first part of the Final Project is a Case Analysis. Students will analyze a case involving an Act of Congress or law passed by Congress, and which was challenged in federal courts by individual, corporation, or a state. The case chosen for this purpose MUST reflect an act or law passed by Congress (FEDERAL), and which was challenged in federal court(s) regardless of the outcome. As a guide to choosing a case, students may consult the following website: Table of Laws Held Unconstitutional in Whole or in Part by the Supreme CourtLinks to an external site.. Students will conduct a case briefing and summary based on Rubric B in the course syllabus Appendix. Please make sure to answer thoroughly and with citations, the question, “What are the implications of the case regarding the Legislative Process?” as shown in Rubric A.