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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. an opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling
  2. Are allowed by the constitution
  3. the authority to hear cases for the first time
  4. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  5. The majority of justices agree on the decision &the reasons for th edecision
  6. the authority of a court to hear a case

6 True/False questions

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


  2. Circuit(law) the calendar of a court


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


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


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


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


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