Federal Courts

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
MON, TUE, WED, THU 10:35 - 11:25 am ONLINE

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final (administered by Exam4) December 11, 2020

Description

This course will be taught entirely online via Zoom.

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.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System *
Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & Shapiro
Foundation Press , edition: 7th ed.
2020 Supplement to Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System *
Supplemental Material *

Instructors

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