Federal Jurisdiction, Fifth Edition (Aspen Student Treatise) / Edition 5

Federal Jurisdiction, Fifth Edition (Aspen Student Treatise) / Edition 5

by Erwin Chemerinsky
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735564078

ISBN-13: 9780735564077

Pub. Date: 07/03/2007

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

This premier treatise offers a powerful exploration of the underlying polices and the doctrine of federal jurisdiction. Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the nation's leading authorities in this area of the law, clearly identifies current law and unresolved  See more details below

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This premier treatise offers a powerful exploration of the underlying polices and the doctrine of federal jurisdiction. Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the nation's leading authorities in this area of the law, clearly identifies current law and unresolved

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735564077
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
07/03/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
1084
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.60(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction: Historical Background and Contemporary Themes1
Pt. IConstitutional and Statutory Limits on Federal Court Jurisdiction41
Ch. 2Justiciability: Constitutional and Prudential Limits on Federal Judicial Power43
Ch. 3Congressional Control of Federal and State Court Jurisdiction169
Ch. 4Congressional Power to Create Legislative Courts215
Ch. 5The Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts259
Ch. 6Federal Common Law353
Pt. IIFederal Court Relief Against Government and Government Officers391
Ch. 7Suits Against State Governments: The Eleventh Amendment and Sovereign Immunity393
Ch. 8Federal Court Relief Against Local Governments and State and Local Government Officers: 42 U.S.C. [actual symbol not reproducible]1983463
Ch. 9Federal Court Relief Against Federal Officers and the Federal Government587
Pt. IIIFederal Court Review of State Court Judgments and Proceedings635
Ch. 10United States Supreme Court Review637
Ch. 11Statutory Control of the Relationship Between Federal Courts and the States713
Ch. 12Federal Court Abstention Because of Unclear State Law761
Ch. 13Federal Court Abstention to Avoid Interference with Pending State Proceedings795
Ch. 14Abstention to Avoid Duplicative Litigation837
Ch. 15Federal Court Collateral Review of Criminal Convictions: Habeas Corpus861
App. AThe Constitution of the United States939
App. BSelected Federal Statutes957
Table of Cases1005
Index1037

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