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5 Matching questions

  1. *dual sovereignty
  2. *strict constructionist approach
  3. *standing
  4. *diversity cases
  5. *class action suit
  1. a A legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.
  2. b A doctrine holding that state and federal authorities can prosecute the same person for the same conduct, each authority prosecuting under its own law.
  3. c The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basis of the language of the laws and the Constitution.
  4. d Cases involving citizens of different states who can bring suit in federal courts.
  5. e A case brought by someone to help him or her and all others who are similarly situated.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An examination of the political ideology of a nominated judge.
  2. A signed opinion in which one or more justices agree with the majority's conclusion but for different reasons.
  3. The lowest federal courts; federal trials can be held only here.
  4. Federal courts that hear appeals from district courts. No trials.
  5. Courts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.

5 True/False questions

  1. *in forma pauperisFederal courts that hear appeals from district courts. No trials.

          

  2. *federal question casesCases involving citizens of different states who can bring suit in federal courts.

          

  3. *opinion of the CourtAn signed opinion of a majority of the Supreme Court.

          

  4. *political questionAn examination of the political ideology of a nominated judge.

          

  5. *briefA judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.

          

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