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  • Federal Courts
    A study of the federal judiciary's doctrines and theories of jurisdiction and justiciability: standing, "arising under," Eleventh Amendment sovereign immunity, abstention, equitable restraint, and Supreme Court review of high state court decisions.


  • On Dissent
    A study of the meaning of "dissent"-- its philosophical, linguistic, legal, and cultural meanings and usages in America -- and of the functional relationship between dissent and the development of First Amendment speech protections.