Spring 2015 Course Schedule

Federal Courts (LAW-643-001)

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (MW) - Room 524

Enrolled: 60 / Limit: 62

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Federal Courts examines the role of the federal judiciary in the American political system. The course thus has a dual focus on the sharing of power between the federal courts and the other two branches of the federal government (separation of powers) and the allocation of power between the federal and state judicial systems (federalism).

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Fallon, Meltzer, Shapiro & Manning, Hart & Wechsler’s The Federal Courts and the Federal System (6th ed. 2009)- Required and the 2014 Supplement.

First Class Readings

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