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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. (law) the calendar of a court
  2. the authority of a court to hear a case
  3. federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
  4. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)
  5. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  6. an opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling

6 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. Constitutionalthe authority of a court to hear a case

          

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

          

  6. Exclusive Jurisdictiononly federal courts may hear and decide cases

          

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