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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  2. authority shared by both federal and state courts
  3. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  4. an opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling
  5. the authority of a court to hear a case
  6. authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

6 True/False Questions

  1. Exclusive Jurisdictionauthority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

          

  2. Docket(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

          

  3. Circuit(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

          

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

          

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

          

  6. Concurring OpinionAn opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.

          

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