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Federal Courts: Cases and Materials, Second Edition

Jonathan R. Siegel

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  • ISBN: 9781454891192

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  • Description

    Federal Courts: Cases and Materials, Second Edition by Jonathan R. Siegel provides rich, sophisticated coverage with a clean, uncluttered presentation. Students learn from thoughtfully selected cases, carefully curated notes, and engaging discussion problems. Excellent case editing reduces cases to readable length while preserving their essential facts and arguments. Adopters have strongly praised the book and the teaching materials.

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  • Additional Product Details

    Publication Date: 2/1/2019
    Copyright: 2019
    Pages: 1128
    ISBNs:
    Hardcover: 9781454891192

    Detailed Table of Contents (PDF Download)
    Preface

    Summary of Contents

    Contents
    Preface
    Acknowledgments
    A Note on the Text

    PART I. JUSTICIABILITY, JURISDICTION, AND THE APPLICABLE LAW
    Chapter 1. The Nature of the Judicial Function
    Chapter 2. Justiciability
    Chapter 3. Congressional Control of Jurisdiction
    Chapter 4. The Law Applied in Cases in Federal Court
    Chapter 5. Federal Jurisdiction

    PART II. LAWSUITS AGAINST GOVERNMENTS AND THEIR OFFICIALS
    Chapter 6. Federal Sovereign Immunity
    Chapter 7. State Sovereign Immunity
    Chapter 8. Official Suits and Official Immunity

    PART III. INTERSYSTEM RELATIONSHIPS
    Chapter 9. Abstention Doctrines and Related Restrictions on Federal Jurisdiction
    Chapter 10. Supreme Court Review — Especially of Cases Decided by State Courts
    Chapter 11. Habeas Corpus

    Table of Cases
    Index

  • Author Information

    Jonathan R. Siegel

    Professor Siegel joined the George Washington University Law School in 1995, following four years as a member of the Appellate Staff, Civil Division, of the U.S. Department of Justice. He is now F. Elwood and Eleanor Davis Research Professor of Law. At Justice, he briefed and argued appellate cases on behalf of the president and numerous other government officials and agencies. Prior to that, he served as a law clerk to Chief Judge Patricia M. Wald of the District of Columbia Circuit. Professor Siegel's interests include civil procedure, federal jurisdiction, administrative law, and intellectual prop

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