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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional
  2. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts
  3. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  4. the authority to hear cases for the first time
  5. gives guidance to other judges by offering a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
  6. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

6 True/False questions

  1. Concurrent Jurisdictionauthority shared by both federal and state courts


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


  3. Appellate Jurisdictionauthority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court


  4. Circuit(law) the calendar of a court


  5. District Courtsfederal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun


  6. Constitutionalthe authority of a court to hear a case