HHS Law in Society - Federal Court System

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Federal Court System

District Courts

lowest level of Federal Court System
Trial courts of Federal Court System
Has Original & Special jurisdiction.
Original - hears case first
Special - traffic, taxes, bankruptcy

Court of Appeals

Hears appeals from the District Court.
Appellate Jurisdiction only.

Supreme Court of the United States

Most cases involve questions about the Constitution.
Can request to hear any case.
Original & Appellate jurisdiction.

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