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Author Little, Laura E., 1957- author.

Title Federal courts : examples & explanations / Laura E. Little, Charles Klein Professor of Law and Government, Temple University, Beasley School of Law.

Published New York : Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, 2013.
Edition Third edition.
 Law Library Reserve  KF8719 .L58 2013     AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 524 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Examples & explanations series
Examples & explanations series.
Note Includes table of cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Strategy for studying federal courts and jurisdiction -- Federal question jurisdiction in lower federal courts -- Diversity of citizenship jurisdiction in lower federal courts -- Supplemental jurisdiction in lower federal courts -- Justiciability doctrines -- Congressional control over jurisdiction -- The anti-injunction act -- Abstention doctrines -- State court authority to enforce federal law -- State court responsibility to enforce federal law -- Role of the United States Supreme Court -- Role of lower federal courts -- Eleventh amendment restrictions -- Section 1983 -- The Erie mandate -- Federal common law.
Subject Courts -- United States.
Jurisdiction -- United States.
Judicial power -- United States.
Procedure (Law) -- United States.
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Other Title Examples & explanations federal courts
ISBN 9781454815556 (pbk.)
1454815558 (pbk.)