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Mr. Turner AP US Government Courts Test
Flashcards about the Constitutional Court, Court Makeup, and US Court Levels
First level of the federal court system.
US Court of Appeals
Ask for a new trial if you don't agree with the district court.
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
If you don't agree with the Court of Appeals you can then go here...
US Court of International Trade
Business would go to trial for illegal trade issues.
Keeps the records and docket.
Writes down everything that is said in the courtroom.
Moderator that makes sure the Constitution is being followed.
Decides if there is enough evidence to go on trial.
12 person committee that decides guilty or not guilty.
Where the trial starts.
If either side does not agree with the verdict, you can state a cause for a new trial.
Only court that can hear the case.
More than one court can hear the case.
US Court of Federal Claims
Sue the US government.
US territories can file grievances against the U.S. government.
Courts of DC
Established for the Capital and the court system.
US Tax Court
Go on trial for tax issues.
Appeals for the Armed Forces
Military personnel may appeal a military court ruling.
Appeals for Veterans Claims
Veterans can file grievances against the United States government for benefits.
Federal Court Level
Supreme or Superior Courts, Inferior Courts.
Constitutional and Special.
State Court Level
From local traffic courts to state supreme courts.