Federal Jurisdiction

ISBN-10: 0735564078
ISBN-13: 9780735564077
Edition: 5th 2007 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
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Description: This premier treatise offers a powerful exploration of the underlying polices And The doctrine of federal jurisdiction. Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the nation's leading authorities in this area of the law, clearly identifies current law and unresolved  More...

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List price: $74.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 7/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.278
Language: English

This premier treatise offers a powerful exploration of the underlying polices And The doctrine of federal jurisdiction. Erwin Chemerinsky, one of the nation's leading authorities in this area of the law, clearly identifies current law and unresolved issues surrounding it and then examines the competing policy considerations, articulating varying viewpoints clearly and in evenhandedly. Federal Jurisdiction, Fifth Edition, thoroughly updated to reflect important recent developments, Is designed to accompany any of the major textbooks and is frequently used as the primary course text by instructors who then supply their own case material. This highly acclaimed text provides solid underpinnings for federal jurisdiction courses, offering: comprehensive coverage, with clear descriptions of the law and issues and in-depth analyses of the doctrines and policies that determine the jurisdiction of the federal courts a clear overview of current law along with unresolved issues followed by a straightforward explanation of the underlying, competing policy considerations involved a balanced treatment of the material, presenting multiple viewpoints and describing for students all sides of the issues Updated to reflect important recent developments, The Fifth Edition addresses the impact of war on terrorism on federal jurisdiction issues, including restriction of federal court jurisdiction And The availability of habeas corpus for those in Guantanamo new developments in justiciability, especially as to whether challenges to partisan gerrymandering are a nonjusticiable political question major new cases with regard to sovereign immunity, including Congress' power to authorize suits against state governments (Nevada Department of Human Resources v. Hibbs, Tennessee v. Lane, United States v. Georgia) And The Supreme Court's holding that sovereign immunity does not apply in bankruptcy court the significant new limits on the ability to use section 1983 to enforce federal statutes major developments with regard to habeas corpus And The provisions of the Antiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act

Erwin Chemerinsky is the founding dean of the University of California Irvine Law School. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and Harvard Law School. After teaching law at DePaul College of Law,nbsp;he moved to the University of Southern California, where he taught from 1983 to 2004. He frequently argued cases before the U.S. Court of Appeals in various jurisdictions and occasionally before the U.S. Supreme Court. He is well known in Los Angeles, where he helped draft a new city charter (he chaired the charter commission), issued a report on the city's police department, and commented on the O.J. Simpson trial. From 2004 to 2008 he taught at Duke University School of Law, before returning to southern California to start the law school at UCI.He is the author of Constitutional Law: Principles and Policies, a widely used law school textbook.

Introduction: Historical Background and Contemporary Themes
Constitutional and Statutory Limits on Federal Court Jurisdiction
Justiciability: Constitutional and Prudential Limits on Federal Judicial Power
Congressional Control of Federal Court Jurisdiction
Congressional Power to Create Legislative Courts
The Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts
Federal Common Law
Federal Court Relief Against Government and Government Officers
Suits Against State Governments: The Eleventh Commandment
Federal Court Relief Against Local Governments and State and Local Government Officers: 42 U.S.C. �1983
Federal Court Relief Against Federal Officers and the Federal Government
Federal Court Review of State Court Judgments and Proceedings
United States Supreme Court Review
Statutory Control of the Relationship Between Federal Courts and the States
Federal Court Abstention Because of Unclear State Law
Federal Court Abstention to Avoid Interference with Pending State Proceedings
Abstention to Avoid Duplicative Litigation
Federal Court Collateral Review of Criminal Convictions: Habeas Corpus
The Constitution of the United States
Selected Federal Statutes

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