Wells, Marshall and Nichol's Cases and Materials on Federal Courts, 5th

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Federal Courts
American Casebook Series
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The distinctive feature of this Federal Courts casebook, and the main difference between it and other Federal Courts books, is its systematic focus on remedial issues, especially the problems that arise when a litigant tries to enforce federal constitutional or statutory rights against state or federal governments and officers in the federal courts. Departing from the traditional approach of Federal Courts books, we begin with a chapter on section 1983 litigation. The book stresses economy of means, clarity of presentation, and attention to the real-world Federal Courts issues that students need to understand and anticipate. This edition covers the major cases decided by the Supreme Court over the past four years.

New main cases include: Health and Hospital Corp. of Marion Co. v. Talevski (chapter 1), Egbert v. Boule (chapter 2), United States v. Texas (chapter 4), Haaland v. Brakeen (chapter 4), and Torres v. Texas Dep't of Public Safety (chapter 5). New note cases include Biden v. Nebraska (chapter 4), California v. Texas (chapter 4), Dep't of Education v. Brown (chapter 4), FEC v. Cruz (chapter 4), Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski (chapter 4), TransUnion LLC v. Ramirez (chapter 4), Federal Republic of Germany v. Phillippi (chapter 5), Whole Women's Health v. Jackson (chapter 5), Lac du Flambeau Band v. Coughlin (chapter 5), Allen v. Cooper (chapter 5), Moore v. Harper (chapter 8), and Jones v. Hendrix (chapter 9).