Civ Pro Syllabus Outline - INTRODUCTION I. Background For...

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INTRODUCTION I. Background For Civil Procedure: The United States Government and American Courts II. An Overview of Civil Procedure A. The Idea and the Practice of Procedure 1. Locating Procedure 2. Procedure, Lawyers, and Clients B. Where Can the Suit Be Brought? III. Constitutional Framework for U.S. Litigation A. Approaching Civil Procedure B. Constitutional Limits in Litigation 1. The Idea of Jurisdiction 2. Jurisdiction and the Constitution 3. The Constitution and Choice of Law THE BASICS OF CIVIL PROCEDURE I I. Subject Matter Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts A. The Idea and Structure of Subject Matter Jurisdiction B B. Federal Question Jurisdiction C. Diversity Jurisdiction D. Supplemental Jurisdiction E. Removal II. Personal Jurisdicion A.The Origins B. The Modern Constitutional Forumlation of Power 1. Redefining Constitutional Power 2. Absorbing In Rem Jurisdiction 3.Specific Jurisdition: The Modern Cases 3. Specific Jurisdiction: The Modern Cases (cont’d) 4.General Jurisdiction
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Civ Pro Syllabus Outline - INTRODUCTION I. Background For...

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