Federal Courts

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, WED, THU 10:30 - 11:20 am TNH 2.124

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 20, 2012 8:30 am A-Z in 2.123


This course addresses the doctrines and policies that shape and limit the power of federal courts. Topics include justiciability, congressional control over the jurisdiction of the federal courts, the subject-matter jurisdiction of the district courts, state sovereign immunity, abstention, the Anti-Injunction Act, the law applied to state-law claims, and federal common law.