Introduction

Federal Courts/Federal System

This course explores the role of the federal courts in the federal system, integrating study of constitutional provisions and the realities of federal court practice.

Federal Courts/Federal System

Federal Courts/Federal System

This course explores the role of the federal courts in the federal system, integrating study of constitutional provisions and the realities of federal court practice. The course is strongly suggested for any student intending to pursue a career in litigation. Topics generally include justiciability, congressional control of federal court jurisdiction, federal question jurisdiction, the Fourteenth Amendment and 42 U.S.C.

This upper level, substantive course explores the role of the federal courts in the federal system, integrating study of constitutional provisions and the realities of federal court practice. Material covered in this course is tested on the Multistate Bar Exam (MBE) and Multistate Essay Exam (MEE).

Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Civil Rights/Civil Liberties; Criminal Defense; Criminal Prosecution; Family Law; Government/Public Sector; Immigration; International Law/Human Rights; Labor and Employment (Corporate Perspective); General Practice – Litigation/Dispute Resolution

3 Credits

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path

 

OTHER CRITERIA

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