Federal Courts



SLN #: 26953
Course Prefix: LAW-613
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Berch

Course Description:
An intensive examination of federal jurisdiction and the allocation and distribution of judicial power. Specific areas of inquiry will include: Issues in judicial review. Congressional power to control jurisdiction. Relationship of state and federal courts. Supreme Court appellate jurisdiction. District Court jurisdiction. State sovereign immunity. Abstention. Anti-injunction statute and principles of federalism.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Mid Term or Other Exam: Possibly a midterm
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None