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Aspen Treatise for Federal Jurisdiction, Eighth Edition

  • Erwin Chemerinsky
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In the Eighth Edition of Federal Jurisdiction, luminary author Erwin Chemerinsky unpacks the black letter law and underlying policy issues of his subject with the clarity and penetrating insight for which he is renowned. An accessible and thorough exposition of the laws, issues, and policies that determine the jurisdiction of federal courts— students know they can rely on Federal Jurisdiction, Eighth Edition to inform and enrich their understanding of the cases and materials covered in this course.

New to the Eighth Edition:

  • Political question doctrine after Rucho v. Common Cause (partisan gerrymandering)
  • Sovereign immunity after Franchise Tax Board v. Hyatt and Cooper v. Allen
  • Developments in suing government officers, especially qualified immunity
  • New limits on Bivens suits

Professors and students will benefit from:

  • Thorough updating of every aspect of the book
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Erwin Chemerinsky
Berkeley Law School

bErwin Chemerinskyb became the 13suthsu Dean of Berkeley Law on July 1, 2017, when he joined the faculty as the Jesse H. Choper Distinguished Professor of Law. Prior to assuming this position, from 2008-2017, he was the founding Dean and Distinguished Professor of Law, and Raymond Pryke Professor of First Amendment Law, at University of California, Irvine School of Law.& Before that he was the Alston and Bird Professor of Law and Political Science at Duke University from 2004-2008, and from 1983-2004 was a professor at the University of Southern California Law School, including as the Sydney M. Irmas Professor of Public Interest Law, Legal Ethics, and Political Science. From 1980-1983, he was an assistant professor at DePaul College of Law. He is the author of sixteen books, including leading casebooks and treatises about constitutional law, criminal procedure, and federal jurisdiction.& His most recent books are iWorse than Nothing:& The Dangerous Fallacy of Originalism i(September 2022) and iPresumed Guilty:& How the Supreme Court Empowered the Police and Subverted Civil Rightsi (2021). He also is the author of more than 200 law review articles. He is a contributing writer for the Opinion section of the Los Angeles Times, and writes regular columns for the Sacramento Bee, the ABA Journal and the Daily Journal, and frequent op-eds in newspapers across the country. He frequently argues appellate cases, including in the United States Supreme Court.& In 2016, he was named a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.& In 2017, National Jurist magazine again named Dean Chemerinsky as the most influential person in legal education in the United States.& In 2022, he was the President of the Association of American Law Schools.& He received his B.S. at Northwestern University and his J.D. at Harvard Law School. &

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