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Widely regarded as the core text in federal jurisdiction, Chemerinsky's treatise covers this complex area of law with unrivaled clarity and authority. His approach to the material is straightforward--first defining the law, next identifying unresolved issues, then examining the underlying policy ramifications. Chemerinsky treats doctrine and policy issues more thoroughly t ...more
Paperback, 1040 pages
Published May 8th 2003 by Aspen Publishers
(first published May 28th 1989)
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I don't think I would have survived federal courts without Chemerinsky. Same goes for con law, but there's a separate treatise for that class. In both books, he makes everything extremely clear. If you're taking federal courts, you want to have this book.