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Fall 2012 - Federal Courts

Woolley, Patrick

Course ID: 486  Unique # 29515  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.124
   Tuesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.124
   Wednesday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.124
   Thursday 10:30 am - 11:20 am TNH 2.124
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Thursday, December 20    8:30 am          A-Z
2.123 
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course addresses the doctrines and policies that shape and limit the power of federal courts.  Topics include justiciability, congressional control over the jurisdiction of the federal courts, the subject-matter jurisdiction of the district courts, state sovereign immunity, abstention, the Anti-Injunction Act, the law applied to state-law claims, and federal common law.