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5 Matching questions

  1. statutes
  2. stare decisis
  3. solicitor general
  4. writ of certiorari
  5. original jurisdiction
  1. a formal document that calls up a case
  2. b let the decision stand
  3. c pres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt
  4. d hear a case 1st usually in a trail; 90% cases begin/end here
  5. e laws passed by legislatures

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. lawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated
  2. jud interp of an act of cong
  3. written by justices opposed to all/part of majority's decision
  4. req that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case
  5. decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced

5 True/False questions

  1. appellate jurisdictionhear a case 1st usually in a trail; 90% cases begin/end here

          

  2. senatorial courtesy91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled

          

  3. judicial restraintjud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions

          

  4. district courts91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled

          

  5. judicial activismjud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions