Courses 2009 - 2010
LAW B 507 Federal Courts And The Federal System
Credits: 3-4, Variable
Study of the role of the federal courts in the federal system, both in their relationships within the separation of powers in the federal government and with state governments. Covers such topics as justiciability, legislative courts, sovereign immunity, official immunities, constitutional torts, federal question jurisdiction, Supreme Court review, and habeas corpus. Background in constitutional law strongly recommended.