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222 sec. 1 - Federal Courts (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Amanda Tyler  (view instructor's profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: MW 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 132

Course Start: January 07, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49607


This course explores the jurisdiction of American federal courts, and the manner in which this jurisdiction interacts with federalism and separation of powers. Topics include the constitutional and statutory sources of judicial power; Congressional control of the distribution of judicial power; Supreme Court review of state court decisions; the law applied in civil actions in the federal courts; habeas corpus; and various forms of governmental immunities.

Prerequisites:
Civil Procedure, Constitutional Law

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Litigation and Procedure
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Public Law and Policy

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Books:
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  • Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System -- 2012 Supplement
    RiCHARD H. FALLON, JR., John F. Manning, Daniel J. Meltzer, David L. Shapiro
    Edition: 2012 -- Supplement
    Publisher: University Casebook Series, Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781609301408
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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  • The Federal Courts and the Federal System
    Henry M., Jr. Hart, Herbert Wechsler, Richard H., Jr. Fallon, John F. Manning, Daniel J. Meltzer, David L. Shapiro,
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781599413426
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 64
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