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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.
  2. the authority of a court to hear a case
  3. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  4. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  5. authority shared by both federal and state courts
  6. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts

6 True/False questions

  1. Judicial Reviewthe power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional

          

  2. Constitutionalthe reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

          

  3. Opinion(law) the calendar of a court

          

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

          

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

          

  6. Exclusive Jurisdictiononly federal courts may hear and decide cases