Federal Courts

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, WED, THU 9:10 - 10:00 am TNH 3.125

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final December 16, 2013 8:30 am A-Z in 3.124

Description

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, and judicial federalism.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System *
Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & Shapiro
Foundation Press , edition: 6th ed.
2013 Supplement to Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System *
Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & Shapiro
Foundation , edition: 2013
Supplemental Material *
The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in the Federal Courts *
Clermont
Foundation , edition: 2013 Revision

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