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Monographs on Substantive Legal Topics

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Charles G. Geyh
August 17, 2020

Judicial Disqualification: An Analysis of Federal Law outlines the statutory framework of federal judicial disqualification law under statutes 28 U.S.C. §§ 455, 144, 47, and 2106.

Gautham Rao, Winston A. Bowman, Clara J. Altman
January 23, 2020

This volume presents recent scholarship on the history of the federal court system.  The main themes include the practices and importance of the lower federal courts, the relationship between district and circuit courts and the Supreme Court, and the broader role of the federal court system in Am

Jake Kobrick, Daniel S. Holt
January 5, 2018

The concluding volume of the series covers debates concerning structural changes to the federal courts, including the creation of the U.S. magistrate and U.S.

Alan Hirsch, Diane Sheehey, Thomas E. Willging
August 31, 2015

Awarding Attorneys’ Fees and Managing Fee Litigation (Third Edition) analyzes the law of attorneys' fee awards under fee-shifting statutes, the common fund doctrine and its progeny, and the substantial benefit doctrine.

William H. Brown
December 31, 2014

Consumer Bankruptcy Law: Chapters 7 & 13 describes the statutory framework for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code and analyzes the fundamental issues that arise in bankruptcy litigation.

Martin A. Schwartz
October 8, 2014

Section 1983 Litigation (Third Edition) analyzes the large number of recurring issues that arise in litigation under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. This monograph contains new sections on discovery, Bivens claims, new material on stops and searches, and model jury instructions.

Robert Timothy Reagan
August 20, 2014

The National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) was enacted in 1993 to promote voter registration and registration accuracy.

Daniel S. Holt
January 1, 2013
This volume of the documentary history collection introduces readers to public debates on proposals to alter the organization, jurisdiction, and administration of the federal courts, as well as the tenure and authority of federal judges, during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Bruce A. Ragsdale
January 1, 2013
The first volume of the Documentary History of Debates on the Federal Judiciary traces the long process of defining the judiciary within the relatively brief outline provided by the Constitution.


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