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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  2. The majority of justices agree on the decision &the reasons for th edecision
  3. the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
  4. (law) the calendar of a court
  5. only federal courts may hear and decide cases
  6. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

6 True/False questions

  1. Stare DecisisLet the decision stand; decisions are based on precedents from previous cases


  2. Appellate Jurisdictionthe authority to hear cases for the first time


  3. Appeals Courtsfederal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun


  4. Jurisdictionthe authority of a court to hear a case


  5. Remandto return a case to a lower court for a new trial


  6. District Courtsa court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts


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