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5 Matching questions

  1. judicial restraint
  2. solicitor general
  3. federal magistrates
  4. US marshalls
  5. judicial activism
  1. a jud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures
  2. b 8 yr terms, issue warrants for arrests, determ to hold arrest ppl for action by grand jury and set bail
  3. c assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  4. d pres apptee and 3rd rank office in dept of justice; in charge of appel crt litigation of fed govt
  5. e jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a req that to be heard a case must be capable of being settled as a matter of law rather than on other grounds
  2. written by justices opposed to all/part of majority's decision
  3. let the decision stand
  4. nom by pres and confirm by senate, serves at president discretion, prosecutes violations of fed law and rep US govt in civil cases
  5. unwritten trad whereby noms for state lvl fed jud posts are not confirmed if they are opposed by senator from the state

5 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

  3. statutory constructionjud interp of an act of cong

          

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

          

  5. class action suitslet the decision stand