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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. amicus curiae
  2. docket
  3. rule of four
  4. clarence thomas
  5. ruth ginsburg
  1. a woman in SC
  2. b "list of cases a court is going to hear"
  3. c filed by persons who are not actual parties in a case
  4. d bush 41 appointee to SC
  5. e "Rule" by which SC

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. newest member of SC
  2. "cases heard in either federal or state courts
  3. federal courts beneath SC
  4. to review a lower court's actions and decisions to determine if they followed the law
  5. written by justices who do not agree with the decision of the Court

5 True/False questions

  1. special courtshear a much narrower range of cases


  2. ruth ginsburgClinton appointee to SC


  3. stare decisis"let the decision stand"


  4. court in conferencerefers to a meeting of the full court to discuss cases they have heard in oral argument


  5. exclusive jurisdiction"cases heard in ONLY federal courts"