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Spring 2015
5308 Federal Courts - BRUHL/ROSENTHAL- 17157

Professor(s): Aaron Bruhl (DEPARTED)
Judge Lee Rosenthal (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Procedure and Practice 

Time: 4:00p-5:30p  MW  Location: 209  BLB

Course Outline: The course covers a number of topics concerning federal jurisdiction, federal judicial power, and the relationship between the federal and state courts. Specific topics include: advanced aspects of federal question and diversity jurisdiction, including supplemental jurisdiction and removal; justiciability doctrines such as standing, ripeness, mootness, and political questions; abstention doctrines; Section 1983 suits; the 11th Amendment and state sovereign immunity; habeas corpus; and federal appellate jurisdiction.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus updated 1/6/2015

Course Notes: Quota = 50  


First Day Assignments: Introduction to Federal Courts and Judicial Review. Pages 1-18.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/11/15 4-7pm  213 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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Bar Course:

Course Materials (10/27/2014 10:03:22 AM)

Book(s) Required