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Examples & Explanations for Federal Courts, Third Edition

Laura E. Little

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  • ISBN: 9781454841609

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    Widely-respected federal courts scholar Laura Little has authored a much-needed, approachable, and practical study guide to what is considered a challenging and abstract subject. Federal Courts, E & E, 3E, grounds the material for students by providing brief textual introductions to doctrines, as well as examples and analytical answers.
     
    Features:
    • Covers new federal jurisdiction issues (Gunn v. Minton, Mims v. Arrow Financial), most recent Roberts Court standing decisions ( Clapper v. Amnesty International, and the same-sex marriage decisions), refinement of the mootness and political questions doctrines, crucial habeas corpus developments, and broad-ranging changes implicating class actions
    • Includes developments omitted from other books such as the Class Action Fairness Act, federal common law (global warming issues), and the Alien Tort Statute
    • Strong authorship united with Examples & Explanations pedagogy
    • Brief accounts of law followed by concrete examples and explanations help to reinforce and give substance to key rules and concepts
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    Published 10/29/2013
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    Summary of Contents

    Contents            

    Acknowledgments         

    PART I   INTRODUCTION TO FEDERAL COURTS    

    Chapter 1            Strategy for Studying Federal Courts and Jurisdiction     

    PART II  AUTHORITY OF FEDERAL COURTS TO ADJUDICATE

    Chapter 2            Federal Question Jurisdiction in Lower Federal Courts

    Chapter 3            Diversity of Citizenship Jurisdiction in Lower Federal Courts        

    Chapter 4            Supplemental Jurisdiction in Lower Federal Courts          

    PART III                LIMITATIONS ON FEDERAL COURT ADJUDICATION          

    Chapter 5            Justiciability Doctrines   

    Chapter 6            Congressional Control over Jurisdiction 

    Chapter 7            The Anti-Injunction Act

    Chapter 8            Abstention Doctrines    

    PART IV                THE ROLE OF STATE COURTS IN THE FEDERALIST SYSTEM              

    Chapter 9            State Court Authority to Enforce Federal Law    

    Chapter 10          State Court Responsibility to Enforce Federal Law            

    PART V FEDERAL COURTS AS SUPERVISORS OF STATE COURTS  

    Chapter 11          Role of the United States Supreme Court            

    Chapter 12          Role of Lower Federal Courts    

    PART VI                FEDERAL COURTS AS SUPERVISORS OF STATE AND LOCAL OFFICIALS      

    Chapter 13          Eleventh Amendment Restrictions         

    Chapter 14          Section 1983      

    PART VII               FEDERAL COURTS AS LAWMAKERS          

    Chapter 15          The Erie Mandate           

    Chapter 16          Federal Common Law   

    Table of Cases    

    Index   

     

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