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CLE: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Supplemental Jurisdiction

Hamline Law Professor Douglas McFarland cowrote the book "Minnesota Civil Practice" and writes extensively in the fields of civil procedure, evidence, federal courts, and torts, including Computer-Aided Exercises on Civil Procedure, 4th Edition. A member of the Hamline Law Faculty since 1974, Professor McFarland will be retiring from his position in December.

Professor McFarland will base his presentation on two forthcoming law review articles: 1) Supplemental Jurisdiction over Permissive Counterclaims: A Misconception, Mercer Law Review, forthcoming; and 2) Viewing the 'Same Case or Controversy' of Supplemental Jurisdiction through the Lens of the 'Common Nucleus of Operative Fact' of Pendent Jurisdiction, Texas Tech Law Review, forthcoming.

Douglas D. McFarland Biography 

Douglas McFarland is professor of law at Hamline University School of Law. Following graduation Phi Beta Kappa from Macalester College and as a Root-Tilden Scholar from New York University School of Law, he practiced in litigation at Dorsey & Whitney. He has been on the Hamline faculty since 1974, also earning a Ph.D. in speech-communication from the University of Minnesota; taking a leave to be administrative assistant to Chief Justice Warren E. Burger at the Supreme Court; and in 1994 running for the U.S. Senate, and later receiving a party endorsement for lieutenant governor. He is author of numerous books, articles, and computer exercises in the fields of civil procedure, evidence, federal courts, and torts, including Computer-Aided Exercises on Civil Procedure, 4th Edition. He is listed on Who's Who in American Law.

1 Standard CLE Credit applied for

Available by live webcast

Attendees should register by contacting Jane Prince at jprince01@hamline.edu. Please indicate attendance via webcast or in person.

Date: November 13,2012
Time: 11:30:00 AM - 12:30:00 PM
Cost: Free
Contact: Jane Prince, 651-523-2338 or jprince01@hamline.edu
Location: Room 105
Sponsor: Hamline Law Alumni Board