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5 Matching questions

  1. judicial restraint
  2. solicitor general
  3. justiciable disputes
  4. stare decisis
  5. per curiam decision
  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 let the decision stand
  3. c jud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures
  4. d pres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt
  5. e decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  2. assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  3. hear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts; review only the legal issues involved
  4. 91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled
  5. with all judges present

5 True/False questions

  1. federal magistratesjud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures

          

  2. senatorial courtesyunwritten trad whereby noms for state lvl fed jud posts are not confirmed if they are opposed by senator from the state

          

  3. US attorneynom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases

          

  4. concurring opinionswritten to support majority decision and also stress a diff const/legal basis for judgment

          

  5. statutory constructionunwritten trad whereby noms for state lvl fed jud posts are not confirmed if they are opposed by senator from the state

          

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