Examples & Explanations for Federal Courts
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Award-winning author and professor, Laura E. Little, has updated her approachable and practical study guide to what is considered one of the most challenging and abstract subjects in the law. Examples & Explanations for Federal Courts grounds the law of federal courts for students by providing brief textual introduction to doctrines, as well as examples, analytical answers, and graphical depictions of the legal doctrine. The new edition maintains the highly admired, straightforward Examples & Explanations format yet also includes many important cutting-edge developments in the field, omitted from competing books. New to the 4th Edition: Discussion of new case law on Article III arising under jurisdiction Review of new cases concerning diversity jurisdiction and supplemental jurisdiction Extensive revision and expansion of the standing materials, including standing issues arising in cases concerning gerrymandering, statutory rights, and false electoral speech Review of new cases pertaining to congressional control over federal courts Materials on the impact of an important decision pertaining to Younger abstention doctrine, Sprint Communications v. Jacobs, 571 U.S. 69 (2013) Integration of the myriad cases making subtle refinements and changes to the law of federal habeas corpus Professors and students will benefit from: Forthright treatment of nuanced and unsettled issues in the law— Federal courts is a discipline that resists black letter simplification of legal concepts: this study guide not only recognizes that fact, but also capitalizes on it, without sacrificing clarity or meaningful analysis. Award-winning author known for ability to present complicated subjects in an understandable fashion—A widely respected federal courts scholar, Professor Laura Little has lectured worldwide on federal courts issues and is a frequent federal jurisdiction lecturer for federal judges at judicial conferences and programs sponsored by the Federal Judicial Center. She has pu