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5 Matching questions

  1. *writ of certiorari
  2. *legislative court
  3. *federal question cases
  4. *remedy
  5. *standing
  1. a A judicial order enforcing a right or redressing a wrong.
  2. b Courts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.
  3. c An order by a higher court directing a lower court to send up a case for review.
  4. d A legal rule stating who is authorized to start a lawsuit.
  5. e Cases concerning the Constitution, federal laws, or treaties.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A method whereby a poor person can have his or her case heard in federal court without charge.
  2. A signed opinion in which one or more of the justices disagree with the majority view.
  3. A brief and unsigned court opinion.
  4. An signed opinion of a majority of the Supreme Court.
  5. A doctrine holding that state and federal authorities can prosecute the same person for the same conduct, each authority prosecuting under its own law.

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. *class action suitCourts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.

          

  3. *district courtsCourts created by Congress for specialized purposes whose judges do not enjoy the protections of Article III of the Constitution.

          

  4. *concurring opinionA signed opinion in which one or more justices agree with the majority's conclusion but for different reasons.

          

  5. *constitutional courtA case brought by someone to help him or her and all others who are similarly situated.