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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. authority shared by both federal and state courts
  2. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  3. An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court ruling but differs on the reasoning.
  4. federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
  5. Are allowed by the constitution
  6. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial

6 True/False questions

  1. Appeals Courtsa court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts

          

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

          

  3. Circuit(law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)

          

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

          

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

          

  6. Appellate Jurisdictiononly federal courts may hear and decide cases