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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.
  2. federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
  3. authority shared by both federal and state courts
  4. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  5. (law) the calendar of a court
  6. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts

6 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. Dissenting Opinionan opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling

          

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

          

  5. Jurisdictionthe authority of a court to hear a case

          

  6. Appellate Jurisdictionauthority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

          

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