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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. Let the decision stand; decisions are based on precedents from previous cases
  2. only federal courts may hear and decide cases
  3. to return a case to a lower court for a new trial
  4. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts
  5. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  6. the power of the Supreme Court to declare laws and actions of local, state, or national governments unconstitutional

6 True/False questions

  1. Docket(law) the calendar of a court

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

  5. Original Jurisdictionauthority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court

          

  6. Circuit(law) the calendar of a court