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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts
  2. Let the decision stand; decisions are based on precedents from previous cases
  3. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  4. authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court
  5. an opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling
  6. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.

6 True/False questions

  1. Concurrent Jurisdictionthe authority to hear cases for the first time

          

  2. Original Jurisdictionauthority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

          

  3. Docket(law) the calendar of a court

          

  4. District Courtsfederal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun

          

  5. Jurisdictionthe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

          

  6. Exclusive Jurisdictiononly federal courts may hear and decide cases

          

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