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222 sec. 1 - Federal Courts (Fall 2013)

Instructor: William A. Fletcher  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: MWTh 8:35-9:50
Meeting Location: 170

Course Start: August 22, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49529


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.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: Litigation and Procedure

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Books:
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  • Hart and Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System
    Fallon, Manning, Meltzer, Shapiro
    Edition: 2013 Supplement to the 6th edition
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781609303204
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $26.00
    Price Source: user provided
  • 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: 102.24
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.
  • Gilbert Law Summaries on Federal Courts
    William A. Fletcher,
    Publisher: Gilbert Law Publishing - Thomson West
    ISBN: 9780314184375
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: 24.66
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Ned's prices are unavailable at this time.

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