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Civics CH 8 Test

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6 Written Questions

6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court
  2. only federal courts may hear and decide cases
  3. an opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling
  4. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  5. the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
  6. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.

6 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Concurrent Jurisdictiononly federal courts may hear and decide cases

          

  6. Stare Decisisthe authority of a court to hear a case

          

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