Class Unique: 29215
This course addresses the doctrines and policies that shape and limit the power of federal courts. Topics include the subject-matter jurisdiction of the federal district courts, the law applied to state-law claims, federal common law, justiciability, suits challenging official action, judicial federalism, and legislative courts.
|Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday||9:10 - 10:00 am||TNH 2.124|
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Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System - Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & ShapiroFoundation Press , edition: 7th ed.
2016 Supplement to Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System - Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & ShapiroFoundation Press , edition: 2016
The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in Federal Court - ClermontFoundation Press , edition: 2016 Revision
The following are acceptable substitutes for the 2016 Revision of THE JUDICIAL CODE AND RULES OF PROCEDURE IN THE FEDERAL COURTS: (1) Clermont, THE JUDICIAL CODE AND RULES OF PROCEDURE IN THE FEDERAL COURTS (2012, 2013, 2014, or 2015 Revision); (2) Clermont, FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (Foundation Press 2012, 2013, 2014, or 2015 edition); (3) FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE (West 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, or 2015-2016 Educational Edition).(optional)