Federal Courts and the Law of Federal-State Relations / Edition 6

Federal Courts and the Law of Federal-State Relations / Edition 6

by Peter W. Low, John C. Jeffries
     
 

ISBN-10: 1599413566

ISBN-13: 9781599413563

Pub. Date: 10/28/2007

Publisher: West Academic Publishing

This casebook provides detailed information on federal courts and the law of federal-state relations. Part I explores the intersection of federalism and separation of powers that provide the constitutional foundations of a modern Federal Courts course. Part II covers jurisdiction, and Part III deals with Federal Court enforcement of Federal rights. The final chapter…  See more details below

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This casebook provides detailed information on federal courts and the law of federal-state relations. Part I explores the intersection of federalism and separation of powers that provide the constitutional foundations of a modern Federal Courts course. Part II covers jurisdiction, and Part III deals with Federal Court enforcement of Federal rights. The final chapter is devoted to certain technically complex questions of remedial interaction, notably the relation of federal habeas corpus to Section 1983.

The Seventh Edition of this established casebook features a new co-author, Curtis A. Bradley of Duke, and, to an extent, a new agenda. In line with Professor Bradley’s interests, the intersections between federal courts and international law have been developed in considerable detail. Additionally, the Seventh Edition features a completely restructured habeas chapter, designed to present this increasingly complicated body of law in an more approachable manner. Topics include:

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781599413563
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
1547
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.10(h) x 2.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter  1.   Choice of Law in the Federal System
Chapter  2.   The Power of the Federal Courts to Create Federal Law
Chapter  3.   Congressional Control of the Federal Courts
Chapter  4.   Justiciability
Chapter  5.   Subject Matter Jurisdiction
Chapter  6.   Abstention
Chapter  7.   Habeas Corpus
Chapter  8.   State Sovereign Immunity and the 11th Amendment
Chapter  9.   42 U.S.C. 1983
Chapter 10.  Remedial Interactions

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