Albert Rivero

Assistant Professor
Unit: College of Arts and Sciences
Department: Department of Politics
Office location and address
1605 Jefferson Park Ave
Charlottesville, Virginia 22904
PLAP 4500: Special Topics in American Politics
Credits: 3
Investigates a selected issue in American government or American political development. Prerequisite: One course in PLAP or instructor permission.
PLAP 4920: Judicial Policymaking
Credits: 3
Examines the structure and process of judicial policymaking, focusing on agenda-setting, deciding cases and opinion writing, implementation, compliance, and impact. Particular attention is given to the United States Supreme Court and its relationship to lower federal and state courts and the political environment. Prerequisite: Nine credits in PLAP and instructor permission.