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Fall 2013 - Federal Courts

Woolley, Patrick

 Credit Hours: 4 Course ID: 486 Unique # 29525
DaysTimeLocation
MTWTH9:10 - 10:00 amTNH 3.125
Exam Type  Test Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Final Monday, December 16 8:30 am - A-Z
3.124
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)