Lumen N. Mulligan
We Should Use ‘Cause of Action’ More Carefully: A Review of John F. Preis, ‘How Federal Causes of Action Relate to Rights, Remedies and Jurisdiction’
Response to John F. Preis, How Federal Causes of Action Relate to Rights, Remedies and Jurisdiction
If you are a litigator or a scholar of American civil litigation, I bet you used the phrase “cause of action” in the past week. Despite its ubiquity, few of us know, precisely, what cause of action means. And equally important, few of us know how causes of action interact with the concepts of rights, jurisdiction, and remedies. Professor John Preis takes up these important questions in his latest article. Read More.