9781454878605 (electronic book) 1454878606 (electronic book) 9781454876618 1454876611
Aspen student treatise series.
In Federal Jurisdiction, 7th edition, luminary author Erwin Chemerinsky unpacks the black letter law and underlying policy issues of his subject with the clarity and penetrating insight for which he is renowned. An accessible and thorough exposition of the laws, issues, and policies that determine the jurisdiction of federal courts-- students know they can rely on Federal Jurisdiction to inform and enrich their understanding of the cases and materials covered in this course. Federal Jurisdiction, 7th edition, features comprehensive coverage that includes historical background, contemporary themes, and a lucid three-part organization of topics Illuminating descriptions and analyses of doctrine and policy, readable prose that explains current law, identifies unresolved issues, and examines competing policy considerations, and an even-handed treatment that considers multiple perspectives. Updated throughout, the 7th edition includes: recent developments in standing, nonArticle III courts, sovereign immunity, Section 1983, Bevins liability, and habeas corpus. New cases: Clapper v. Amnesty International, Susan B. Anthony List v. Driehaus, Zivotofsky v. Clinton, Wellness International Network Ltd. v. Sharif, Lane v. Franks, Minneci v. Pollard, and Sprint Communications, Inc. v. Jacobs
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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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 and state court jurisdiction Congressional power to create legislative courts The subject matter jurisdiction of the federal courts Federal common law Federal court relief against governments and government officers. Suits against state governments : the Eleventh Amendment and sovereign immunity Federal court relief against local governments and state and local government officers : 42 U.S.C. Section 1983 Federal court relief against federal officers and the federal government Federal court review of state court judgments and proceedings. U.S. 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 review of state court judgments or interference with pending state proceedings Abstention to avoid duplicative litigation Federal court collateral review of criminal convictions : Habeas Corpus.
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