Federal Jurisdiction, Sixth Edition (Aspen Student Treatise Series)

A student treatise, by one of the nation’s leading authorities in Federal Jurisdiction, intended for use alongside any federal jurisdiction casebook. Features : Comprehensive coverage, with clear descriptions an…

A student treatise, by one of the nation’s leading authorities in Federal Jurisdiction, intended for use alongside any federal jurisdiction casebook. Features :

  • Comprehensive coverage, with clear descriptions and analyses of the doctrines and policies that determine the jurisdiction of the federal courts
  • Chemerinsky’s straightforward approach, in which he clearly states the current law; identifies unresolved issues; and examines underlying, competing policy considerations
  • An even-handed treatment of the material, with multiple viewpoints presented
  • Has been used as the required text in lieu of a traditional casebook, with professors bringing in their own cases

New to the Sixth Edition :

  • Updates to include discussions of important developments that occurred after the current edition was published in 2007, among them :
  • Military Commissions Act and Boumediene v. Bush
  • Medellin v. Texas
  • Massachusetts v. EPA, Hein v. Freedom from Religion Foundation, Sprint Communications v. APPC Services, and DaimlerChrysler v. Cuno
  • MedImmune v. Genentech
  • Habeas corpus developments
  • Ashcroft v. Iqbal
  • Stoneridge Investment Partner v. Scientific-Atlanta (implied rights of action)

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