Federal Courts and Civil Rights (Deep Dive Series)

Juidice v. Vail

by Jane Bloom Grisé, Michelle C. Grisé

Tags: Civil Rights/Race and the Law, Courts, Twelve Tables Press

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475 pp  $30.95

ISBN 978-1-94607-431-7

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Federal Courts and Civil Rights: Juidice v. Vail is a Deep Dive into the story of Juidice v. Vail, the Supreme Court case that challenged the constitutionality of the New York civil contempt statutes. It introduces readers to:

  • The life cycle of the case from its inception to its resolution
  • The plaintiff s, defendants, lawyers, and judges
  • The actual pleadings, motions, memoranda of law, briefs, and oral argument transcripts
  • Civil procedure, due process, and principles relating to federal jurisdiction
  • Legislative eff orts to amend the statutes
  • The consumer debt collection process and challenges

Federal Courts and Civil Rights: Juidice v. Vail makes civil procedure and federal jurisdiction come alive by explaining how civil procedure is the toolkit that determines every move in a case and how federal jurisdiction may impact the success or failure of a case by controlling access to the legal system.

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