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Law in a Nutshell: Federal Jurisdiction

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Edition: 4th ed., 1999
Author(s): Currie


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Federal courts are not allowed to intervene in a legal dispute indiscriminately. This authoritative Law in a Nutshell: Federal Jurisdiction lays out the constitutional source of federal authority and the limits to its application, focusing on federal questions and diversity.

Jurisdictional problems and jurisdictional amount are discussed, as well as admiralty, sovereign immunity, abstention, injunctions against suit, and civil rights removal. Also includes coverage of three-judge courts, trial location, and the law applicable in federal courts.

Features and Benefits includes:
Timesaving reference guide on federal jurisdiction;
Table of cases;
Answer exam questions quickly and accurately.

Table of Contents includes:
Congress, the Courts, and the Constitution;
Appellate and Collateral Review;
Federal-Question Cases;
Miscellaneous Jurisdictional Problems;
The Jurisdictional Amount;
Sovereign Immunity;
Abstention and Related Doctrines;
Injunctions Against Suit;
Civil Rights Removal;
Three-Judge Courts;
The Place of Trial;
The Law Applicable in Federal Courts.

Don't let their small size fool you: West's Law in a Nutshell series represents the depth and breadth of the law in over a hundred different areas. Nutshells have a loyal following who swear by their succinct and easy to understand treatment of the law, and this particular title is a great illustration that learning the law doesn't have to be dry and confusing.


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Format Paperback
Author Currie
ISBN 9780314243522
Edition 4th ed., 1999
Publisher West