ISBN-10:
1454876611
ISBN-13:
9781454876618
Pub. Date:
05/09/2016
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Federal Jurisdiction / Edition 7

Federal Jurisdiction / Edition 7

by Erwin Chemerinsky

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Overview

Federal Jurisdiction / Edition 7

A student treatise, by one of the nation's leading authorities in Federal Jurisdiction, intended for use alongside any federal jurisdiction casebook. Features:

  • Comprehensive coverage, with clear descriptions and analyses of the doctrines and policies that determine the jurisdiction of the federal courts
  • Chemerinsky's straightforward approach, in which he clearly states the current law; identifies unresolved issues; and examines underlying, competing policy considerations
  • An even-handed treatment of the material, with multiple viewpoints presented
  • Has been used as the required text in lieu of a traditional casebook, with professors bringing in their own cases

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781454876618
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 05/09/2016
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 1200
Sales rank: 383,222
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction: Historical Background and Contemporary Themes

    Part I Constitutional and Statutory Limits on Federal Court Jurisdiction

  2. Justiciability: Constitutional and Prudential Limits on Federal Judicial Power
  3. Congressional Control of Federal Court Jurisdiction
  4. Congressional Power to Create Legislative Courts
  5. The Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts
  6. Federal Common Law

    Part II Federal Court Relief Against Government and Government Officers

  7. Suits Against State Governments: The Eleventh Commandment
  8. Federal Court Relief Against Local Governments and State and Local Government Officers: 42 U.S.C. §1983
  9. Federal Court Relief Against Federal Officers and the Federal Government

    Part III Federal Court Review of State Court Judgments and Proceedings

  10. United States Supreme Court Review
  11. Statutory Control of the Relationship Between Federal Courts and the States
  12. Federal Court Abstention Because of Unclear State Law
  13. Federal Court Abstention to Avoid Interference with Pending State Proceedings
  14. Abstention to Avoid Duplicative Litigation
  15. Federal Court Collateral Review of Criminal Convictions: Habeas Corpus

Appendix AThe Constitution of the United States

Appendix BSelected Federal Statutes

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