Removal Jurisdiction   [Archived Catalog]
School of Law 2012-2013 Academic Catalog

LAW 686 - Removal Jurisdiction

Credits, 2 sem. hrs.
Prerequisite(s): Civil Procedure I (LAW 625) .

In this course, students will engage in an in-depth study of the removal statutes, recent Supreme Court and appellate court removal cases, and secondary materials. The specific removal topics covered include (1) the amount in controversy, (2) post-removal joinder, (3) removal of separate and independent claims, (3) the voluntary-involuntary rule, (4) fraudulent joinder, (5) the timing of removal, (6) remand issues, and (7) appellate review of remand orders.