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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. statutory construction
  2. en banc
  3. district courts
  4. federal magistrates
  5. concurring opinions
  1. a written to support majority decision and also stress a diff const/legal basis for judgment
  2. b 91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled
  3. c jud interp of an act of cong
  4. d with all judges present
  5. e 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated
  2. assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  3. written by justices opposed to all/part of majority's decision
  4. req that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case
  5. let the decision stand

5 True/False questions

  1. writ of certioraripres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt


  2. courts of appealappellate courts empwr to review all final decisions of district courts except in rare cases


  3. justiciable disputesa req that to be heard a case must be capable of being settled as a matter of law rather than on other grounds


  4. judicial restraintjud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures


  5. US attorneynom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases