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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. *remedy
  2. *activist approach
  3. *political question
  4. *district courts
  5. *concurring opinion
  1. a An issue the Supreme Court will allow the executive and legislative branches to decide.
  2. b The view that judges should discern the general principles underlying laws or the Constitution and apply them to modern circumstances.
  3. c A signed opinion in which one or more justices agree with the majority's conclusion but for different reasons.
  4. d The lowest federal courts; federal trials can be held only here.
  5. e A judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cases involving citizens of different states who can bring suit in federal courts.
  2. A brief submitted by a "friend of the court."
  3. A legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.
  4. Courts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.
  5. A case brought by someone to help him or her and all others who are similarly situated.

5 True/False questions

  1. *strict constructionist approachThe view that judges should discern the general principles underlying laws or the Constitution and apply them to modern circumstances.

          

  2. *plaintiffA legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.

          

  3. *stare decisisA legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.

          

  4. *fee shiftingA legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.

          

  5. *constitutional courtA federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution that keeps judges in office during good behavior and prevents their salaries from being reduced. They are the Supreme Court (created by the Constitution) and appellate and district courts created by Congress.