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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. US attorney
  2. original jurisdiction
  3. federal magistrates
  4. dissenting opinions
  5. courts of appeal
  1. a nom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases
  2. b written by justices opposed to all/part of majority's decision
  3. c 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail
  4. d hear a case 1st usually in a trail; 90% cases begin/end here
  5. e appellate courts empwr to review all final decisions of district courts except in rare cases

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  2. laws passed by legislatures
  3. decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced
  4. 91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled
  5. unwritten trad whereby noms for state lvl fed jud posts are not confirmed if they are opposed by senator from the state

5 True/False questions

  1. statutory constructionreq that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case


  2. standing to suereq that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case


  3. justiciable disputesa req that to be heard a case must be capable of being settled as a matter of law rather than on other grounds


  4. class action suitslet the decision stand


  5. US marshallsassigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue


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