Federal Jurisdiction

ISBN-10: 1454804025
ISBN-13: 9781454804024
Edition: 6th 2012 (Student Manual, Study Guide, etc.)
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date: 5/8/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1176
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 3.652
Language: English

This premier treatise offers a powerful exploration of the underlying policesand the doctrine of federal jurisdiction. Erwin Chemerinsky, one of thenation's leading authorities in this area of the law, clearly identifiescurrent law and unresolved issues surrounding it and then examines thecompeting policy considerations, articulating varying viewpoints clearly andin evenhandedly. Federal Jurisdiction, Fifth Edition, thoroughlyupdated to reflect important recent developments, is designed to accompany anyof the major textbooks and is frequently used as the primary course text byinstructors who then supply their own case material.This highly acclaimed text provides solid underpinnings for federaljurisdiction courses, offering:comprehensive coverage, with clear descriptions of the law and issues andin-depth analyses of the doctrines and policies that determine thejurisdiction of the federal courtsa clear overview of current law along with unresolved issues followed by astraightforward explanation of the underlying, competing policy considerationsinvolveda balanced treatment of the material, presenting multiple viewpoints anddescribing for students all sides of the issuesUpdated to reflect important recent developments, the Fifth Editionaddressesthe impact of war on terrorism on federal jurisdiction issues, includingrestriction of federal court jurisdiction and the availability of habeascorpus for those in Guantanamonew developments in justiciability, especially as to whether challenges topartisan gerrymandering are a nonjusticiable political questionmajor new cases with regard to sovereign immunity, including Congress' powerto authorize suits against state governments (Nevada Department of HumanResources v. Hibbs, Tennessee v. Lane, United States v. Georgia) and theSupreme Court's holding that sovereign immunity does not apply in bankruptcycourtthe significant new limits on the ability to use section 1983 to enforcefederal statutesmajor developments with regard to habeas corpus and the provisions of theAntiterrorism and Effective Death Penalty Act

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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