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5 Matching questions

  1. federal magistrates
  2. statutory construction
  3. class action suits
  4. US attorney
  5. US marshalls
  1. a nom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases
  2. b lawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated
  3. c assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  4. d 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail
  5. e jud interp of an act of cong

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  2. jud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures
  3. let the decision stand
  4. laws passed by legislatures
  5. req that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case

5 True/False questions

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


  2. courts of appealpres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt


  3. dissenting opinionswritten by justices opposed to all/part of majority's decision


  4. en banclaws passed by legislatures


  5. original jurisdictionhear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts; review only the legal issues involved