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5 Matching questions

  1. standing to sue
  2. concurring opinions
  3. justiciable disputes
  4. per curiam decision
  5. judicial activism
  1. a req that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case
  2. b a req that to be heard a case must be capable of being settled as a matter of law rather than on other grounds
  3. c jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  4. d written to support majority decision and also stress a diff const/legal basis for judgment
  5. e decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail
  2. jud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures
  3. jud interp of an act of cong
  4. hear a case 1st usually in a trail; 90% cases begin/end here
  5. assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. class action suitslet the decision stand

          

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

          

  5. dissenting opinionswritten to support majority decision and also stress a diff const/legal basis for judgment

          

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