Federal Courts: Context, Cases, and Problems

Federal Courts: Context, Cases, and Problems

by Michael P. Allen, Michael Finch, Caprice Roberts
     
 

Federal Courts: Context, Cases, and Problems features rich pedagogy and well-crafted problem exercises that support a variety of learning styles and teaching approaches. This casebook breaks down and thoughtfully explores the complexities of Federal
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Federal Courts: Context, Cases, and Problems features rich pedagogy and well-crafted problem exercises that support a variety of learning styles and teaching approaches. This casebook breaks down and thoughtfully explores the complexities of Federal

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735574809
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
05/08/2009
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1084
Product dimensions:
7.60(w) x 10.20(h) x 2.20(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Federal Court System: Structure and Themes
Chapter 2. Justiciability and the Judicial Function
Chapter 3. Congressional Control of Jurisdiction and Decisionmaking
Chapter 4. Allocation of Jurisdiction to Non-Article III Tribunals
Chapter 5. Arising Under Jurisdiction
Chapter 6. Diversity Jurisdiction
Chapter 7. Expanding the Constitutional “Case” through Supplemental Jurisdiction and Removal Jurisdiction
Chapter 8. The Eleventh Amendment and State Sovereign Immunity
Chapter 9. The Special Case of Section 1983
Chapter 10. Protecting State Courts from Interference by Federal Courts
Chapter 11. The Power of Federal Courts to Make Federal Law
Chapter 12. The Original Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Appellate Jurisdiction in the Federal Courts
Chapter 13. Habeas Corpus

Appendices:

The Articles of Confederation
The Constitution of the United States
Relevant Statutory Provisions

Table of Cases
Index

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