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5 Matching questions

  1. justiciable disputes
  2. statutes
  3. per curiam decision
  4. US attorney
  5. federal magistrates
  1. a a req that to be heard a case must be capable of being settled as a matter of law rather than on other grounds
  2. b laws passed by legislatures
  3. c 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail
  4. d nom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases
  5. e decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. formal document that calls up a case
  2. pres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt
  3. jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  4. hear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts; review only the legal issues involved
  5. appellate courts empwr to review all final decisions of district courts except in rare cases

5 True/False questions

  1. judicial restraintjud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions


  2. stare decisislet the decision stand


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


  4. class action suitslawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated


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


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