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5 Matching questions

  1. class action suits
  2. district courts
  3. en banc
  4. per curiam decision
  5. appellate jurisdiction
  1. a 91 federal courts of original jurisdict; only fed courts in which trials are held in which juries may be impaneled
  2. b decision w/o explanation; resolve immead case but have no value as preced
  3. c hear cases brought to them on appeal from lower courts; review only the legal issues involved
  4. d with all judges present
  5. e lawsuits permit small # of ppl to sue of behalf of all other ppl similarly situated

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. req that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a case
  2. assigned to each district crt to protect jud process and serve writs that judges issue
  3. jud philos in which judges make bold policy decisions
  4. jud interp of an act of cong
  5. formal document that calls up a case

5 True/False questions

  1. judicial restraintjud philos in which judges play minimal policymak roles leaving that duty strictly to the legislatures


  2. solicitor generalappellate courts empwr to review all final decisions of district courts except in rare cases


  3. US attorneylaws passed by legislatures


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


  5. stare decisislaws passed by legislatures