5308 Federal Courts - ROSENTHAL/BRUHL- 18682
Judge Lee Rosenthal (ADJUNCT)
Aaron Bruhl (DEPARTED)
Course Areas: Procedure and Practice
Time: 4:00p-5:30p MW Location: 213 BLB
Course Outline: This course covers a number of topics concerning federal jurisdiction, federal judicial power, and the relationship between federal and state courts. Specific topics to be covered include: advanced aspects of federal question and diversity jurisdiction, including supplemental jurisdiction; 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 pdf
Course Notes: This course is co-taught by Judge Rosenthal and Prof. Bruhl. Quota = 50
First Day Assignments: Reading for first day of class: casebook pp. 1-18.
Reading for second day of class: casebook pp. 18-39, supp. p. 1.
Final Exam Schedule: 05/06 6-9pm 240 BLB
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No