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Federal Jurisdiction

Spring 2018 • Law 646 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Megan Thompson

Addresses the role of federal courts in the operation of the federal system. Includes analysis of constitutional and legislative foundations of the judicial power of the United States; jurisdiction -- diversity of citizenship, federal question, jurisdictional amount, and removal; venue; federal and state court relationships; the law applied by federal courts; procedure in the federal district courts; appellate jurisdiction and procedure in courts of appeals and the Supreme Court.