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Judicial Branch in a Flash
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The only court the constitution creates is the ________.
The two court systems in the United States are __________________.
the federal court system and state court system
Two kinds of legal cases are ____________.
civil and criminal
The job of the Court of Appeals is __________.
review cases from the District Court
It's difficult to take a case to the Supreme Court ___________.
they get to choose the cases they want to hear
If you lose a case in the trial court, you can __________________.
ask a higher court look at the verdict and replace it
If an appellate court affirms a case, it means ________________.
they let the trial court's decision stand
If a law is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court can _______.
Evidence is used for ________________.
proving the client's side
A trail with no jury is called a ___________________.
List these in the right order: The Court of Appeals remands the case, a new trail begins, the first verdict is appealed.
The first verdict is appealed, The Court of Appeals remands the case, a new trail begins
List these in the right order: Trail is held in the District Court, The Supreme Court agrees to hear the case, an appeal is made to the Court of Appeals.
Trail is held in the District Court, , an appeal is made to the Court of Appeals, The Supreme Court agrees to hear the case
List these in the right order: The Supreme Court strikes down the law, Supreme Court hears a case about the law, Congress passes a law.
Congress passes a law, Supreme Court hears a case about the law, The Supreme Court strikes down the law.
Might have a jury trial, hears cases for the first time
Both the Trail Court and the Appellate Court:
hears civil cases, hear criminal cases, works with laws
reviews a verdict to look for mistakes, usually has three-judge panels, does not hear cases for the first time
How many courts systems are in the US?
Group of people who decide a case after hearing the evidence.
When an appellate court upholds a verdict...
What appellate judges look for when they review a case...
Number of justices on the Supreme Court...
When an appellate court rejects a verdict...
Type of court that reviews the trails courts decision...
The Supreme Court's power to decided what is constitutional...
when there is more than on judge, the group of judges is called...
The lowest court in the federal system...
Choosing between the federal or state court system depends on the _________ involved in the case.
The first court to hear a case....
When an appellate court sends a case back to the trail court...
Type of case relating to people's rights...
Type of case about someone accused of committing a crime...
Asking an appellate court to review a case is called...
Congress creating other courts is an example of what?
The elastic clause.
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