Inside Look

Gubernatorial Pardons

By: Anne Kaitlyn Gribbins, EKU Graduate Assistant

What is a Pardon?

When the US Supreme Court Overrules Itself

By: Arabella Stamper, EKU Graduate Assistant

The United States Supreme Court has the power of stare decisis, a judicial doctrine under which the Supreme Court follows previous decisions, rules, or principles made in precedent court cases with similar facts (Murrill, 2018, p. 4).  

The State of Immigration: An Update

By: Omar Salinas Chacón, EKU Graduate Assistant

The Trump administration has made it its goal to try to limit immigration into the country. It was no surprise to many in the immigrant community that such policies would come from Donald Trump considering his announcement speech began by describing immigrants as rapists and drug traffickers (Time 2015).

Kentucky Governor’s Debate Review

By: Julia Dake, EKU Graduate Assistant

The Powers of Congress

By: Angie Kirby, EKU Graduate Assistant              

EKU Among Top 20 Best Schools for an Online Political Science Degree

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The EKU Online bachelor’s degree in political science is one of the best in the United States according to Affordable Colleges Online.

Should the U.S. Keep the Electoral College?

By: Dr. Anne Cizmar, associate professor, EKU Department of Government & Economics

Why does the U.S. have the Electoral College?

EKU Among Top 25 Best Online Bachelor’s in Political Science Degree Programs

Eastern Kentucky University’s online bachelor’s in political science was recently named among the 25 best by TheBestSchools.org. EKU was the only Kentucky institution to be listed in the rankings.

Programs were compared based on the quality of the program and range of courses provided, as well as online instruction methodology and school rankings, reputation, and awards.

Redistricting and Gerrymandering in the U.S.

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By: Dr. Anne Cizmar, associate professor, EKU Department of Government & Economics