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5 Matching questions

  1. concurring opinions
  2. appellate jurisdiction
  3. class action suits
  4. US attorney
  5. judicial restraint
  1. a jud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures
  2. b nom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases
  3. c lawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated
  4. d written to support majority decision and also stress a diff const/legal basis for judgment
  5. e hear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts; review only the legal issues involved

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. let the decision stand
  2. with all judges present
  3. assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  4. hear a case 1st usually in a trail; 90% cases begin/end here
  5. laws passed by legislatures

5 True/False questions

  1. statutory constructionjud interp of an act of cong


  2. per curiam decisiondecision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced


  3. writ of certiorariformal document that calls up a case


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


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


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