Federal Jurisdiction (4060)

Studies the principal jurisdictional problems encountered in the federal courts. The course includes an in-depth analysis of diversity and federal question jurisdiction, suits against government officials, federal injunctions of state court proceedings, the abstention doctrine, the Eleventh Amendment and sovereign immunity, the Erie doctrine, and cross-jurisdictional preclusion.

Grading: To be determined.

Prerequisite(s): Constitutional Law Powers or Powers Intensive. Co-requisiste: Constitutional Law Liberties

Credits: 3

Offered: Irregularly


Subject Areas:
Government Practice:: edit ::

Taught by: Eric Janus Eric Tostrud

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