5308 Federal Courts - BRUHL/ROSENTHAL- 17157
Aaron Bruhl (FACULTY)
Judge Lee Rosenthal (ADJUNCT)
Course Areas: Procedure and Practice
Time: 4:00p-5:30p MWLocation: 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
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No
Course Materials (10/27/2014 10:03:22 AM)