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LAW

Federal Courts

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

An examination of the jurisdiction and law-making powers of the federal courts, standing issues, appellate jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, federal-question and diversity-of-citizenship jurisdiction of the federal district courts, immunities from suit in the federal courts possessed by governmental entities and officers, intervention by federal courts in state proceedings, and choice of law in the federal courts. Particular emphasis on relevant Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Pre: 533 (or concurrent).

Typical Course Credit

3

Credit Limit

3

Repeat Limit

Not Repeatable

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Assigned Sections

No

Bar Course

Partial

Clinical Requirement

No

Certificate(s)

Environmental Law
Native Hawaiian Law

Category

Criminal Law
Environmental, Land Use, and Ocean Law
Litigation

Prerequisites/Recommended

Tentative Course Rotation

Full Time
Annually
Spring
Part Time
Annually
Spring

Effective Since

Spring
1997

Offering

Regular

Schedule Type

Lecture/Discussion (LED)

Major Restrictions

Law