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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. The majority of justices agree on the decision &the reasons for th edecision
  2. only federal courts may hear and decide cases
  3. Are allowed by the constitution
  4. Let the decision stand; decisions are based on precedents from previous cases
  5. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)
  6. authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

6 True/False questions

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


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


  3. Jurisdictionthe authority of a court to hear a case


  4. Remand(law) the calendar of a court


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


  6. Precedentto return a case to a lower court for a new trial