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Federal Jurisdiction
#6152

Type

LEC

Credits

3 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

This three-credit course will cover approximately half of a traditional five- or six-credit "Federal Courts" curriculum; the other half is covered in "Federal and State Courts." Students may take either course or both courses, in any order. This course will explore issues that were raised in Constitutional Law and Civil Procedure regarding federal courts and the interactions between the federal and state judicial systems. Topics discussed may include Congressional power over jurisdiction, legislative courts, justiciability, appellate jurisdiction, Supreme Court review over state court decisions, and general principles of federal subject matter jurisdiction. This course is important for anyone planning a judicial clerkship or a legal career that includes litigation in federal courts.

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Sections

Fall 2014: Federal Jurisdiction

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  • Adjunct Professor Eric Tostrud

Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

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Details:

(see course description, above)

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Fall 2013: Federal Jurisdiction

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  • Adjunct Professor Eric Tostrud

Type

LEC

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)

Fall 2012: Federal Jurisdiction

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  • Adjunct Professor Eric Tostrud

Type

Same as Course

Credits

3

Student Year

2L/3L

Details:

(see course description, above)

(no readings)