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Fall 2013 - Federal Courts

Woolley, Patrick

Course ID: 486  Unique # 29525  Credit Hours: 4
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Monday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.125
   Tuesday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.125
   Wednesday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.125
   Thursday 9:10 am - 10:00 am TNH 3.125
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Final Monday, December 16    8:30 am          A-Z
3.124 
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 the subject-matter jurisdiction of the federal district courts, the law applied to state-law claims, federal common law, justiciability, suits challenging official action, and judicial federalism.

Textbooks
Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System - Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & Shapiro
  Foundation Press, edition: 6th ed.
    (required)
2013 Supplement to Hart & Wechsler's The Federal Courts and the Federal System - Fallon, Manning, Meltzer & Shapiro
  Foundation, edition: 2013
    (required)
Supplemental Material
      (required)
The Judicial Code and Rules of Procedure in the Federal Courts - Clermont
  Foundation, edition: 2013 Revision
    (required)