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222 sec. 1 - Federal Courts (Spring 2012)
Instructor: Fred Smith (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Meeting Time: MW 2:10-3:25
Meeting Location: 141
Course Start: January 09, 2012
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49595
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.
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Required Books are in blue
- Federal jurisdiction
Publisher: Austin : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business ; c2007.
Copyright Date: To Be Determined
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