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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. authority shared by both federal and state courts
  2. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)
  3. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.
  4. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  5. federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
  6. (law) the calendar of a court

6 True/False questions

  1. Precedentto return a case to a lower court for a new trial

          

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

          

  3. Stare Decisisgives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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