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5 Matching Questions

  1. *litmus test
  2. *writ of certiorari
  3. *remedy
  4. *courts of appeals
  5. *stare decisis
  1. a Federal courts that hear appeals from district courts. No trials.
  2. b "Let the decision stand," or allowing prior rulings to control the current case.
  3. c An examination of the political ideology of a nominated judge.
  4. d A judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
  5. e An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up a case for review.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basis of the language of the laws and the Constitution.
  2. A case brought by someone to help him or her and all others who are similarly situated.
  3. An issue the Supreme Court will allow the executive and legislative branches to decide.
  4. The rule that a citizen cannot sue the government without the government's consent.
  5. The power of courts to declare acts of the legislature and the executive unconstitutional.

5 True/False Questions

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

          

  2. *district courtsCourts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.

          

  3. *legislative courtCourts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.

          

  4. *diversity casesThe lowest federal courts; federal trials can be held only here.

          

  5. *amicus curiaeA brief submitted by a "friend of the court."

          

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