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Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.
This course examines the various constitutional, statutory, and judge-made doctrines that control access to the federal courts to vindicate federal rights. It is particularly valuable for those planning a career in public interest or the public sector, anyone else expecting to litigate extensively in federal court, and students who have or hope to obtain a judicial clerkship. Topics covered include: case or controversy limitations, including standing; constitutional and statutory limits on jurisdiction; causes of action for constitutional and statutory rights, including 42 U.S.C. §1983 and Bivens actions; bars to such actions, including sovereign immunity and abstention doctrines; and habeas corpus.
When Offered Spring.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: LAW 5001 and LAW 5021.
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