Hart and Wechsler's The federal courts and the federal system

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Foundation Press, Jan 1, 2003 - Law - 1638 pages
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Enhanced substantively and organizationally, The Federal Courts and the Federal System serves as an effective teaching tool and a resource for both scholars and practitioners by providing detailed information on federal courts. This edition includes new material on states? sovereign immunity, the Eleventh Amendment, habeas corpus, and international law. The book also provides revised cases and more introductory notes, including notes on constitutional avoidance, military tribunals of commissions, and the suspension clause.

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Abbott Laboratories v Gardner 387 U
Abernathy Ex parte 320 U S 219 64 S

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Richard H. Fallon Jr. is Professor of Law at the Harvard Law School. He earned his B.A. from Yale University, matriculated as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, and then took his legal education at the Yale Law School. Widely known for his expertise in constitutional law and the federal courts, Fallon has been a valuable advisor to many organizations and litigants facing constitutional issues. Professor Fallon is also an accomplished educator. He is co-editor of a leading constitutional law case book, and was voted the most outstanding teacher on the Harvard Law School faculty by the 2000 graduating class. Born and raised in Maine, Dick Fallon now lives with his family in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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