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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  2. (law) the calendar of a court
  3. Are allowed by the constitution
  4. The majority of justices agree on the decision &the reasons for th edecision
  5. the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
  6. authority shared by both federal and state courts

6 True/False questions

  1. Dissenting Opinionan opinion disagreeing with the majority decision in a Supreme Court ruling


  2. Original Jurisdictionthe authority to hear cases for the first time


  3. Concurring OpinionAn opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.


  4. District Courtsa court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts


  5. Jurisdictionthe authority of a court to hear a case


  6. Precedent(law) the calendar of a court


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