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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. (law) a judicial division of a state or the United States (so-called because originally judges traveled and held court in different locations)
  3. authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed from lower court
  4. the authority of a court to hear a case
  5. a court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts
  6. the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

6 True/False questions

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

          

  2. District Courtsa court that reviews decisions made in lower district courts

          

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

          

  4. Concurrent Jurisdictionauthority shared by both federal and state courts

          

  5. Stare DecisisLet the decision stand; decisions are based on precedents from previous cases

          

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