Curriculum

Federal Courts and the Federal System

Credits: 3.00
Faculty: Joel Gora, Maryellen Fullerton, Robin Effron

An advanced study of the sources of federal jurisdiction is presented, with emphasis on Article III of the United States Constitution, including justiciability, original jurisdiction of the federal courts, review of state court decisions by the Supreme Court and statutory and judge-made limitations on access to the federal courts.

Grading and Method of Evaluation

Letter grade with pass/fail option. Final exam.