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Ch. 18 Federal Court System
oppinion written by Supreme Court Justice if he/she disagrees with colleagues oppinion
This principle found in the constitution is shown in the United States Federal Court System because the courts are divided between the state and federal level.
writ of certiorari
case asked to be heard by Supreme Court because one believes a mistake was made in the first trial.
issues warrnats, hears evidence, sets bail, and sometimes tries minor offenders
cases that can only be heard at the federal level --patents, federal crimes etc...
Term of U.S. District Court Judge
federal court that has only original jurisdiction over both criminal and civil cases
power the court has to determine if a law is constitutional
asking Supreme Court to reverse the decision of a state court
opinion given by Supreme Court Justice when he/she agrees with the opinion or decisions but has different reasons
authority to hear a case
appoints U.S. Federal Judges
prosecutes federal criminals in courts and represents the U.S, when it is the defendant
Judicial branch of the U.S. Government is in what article of the Constitution?
created the Surpreme Court along with the position of Chief Justice
Judges on constitutional courts are appointed for?
Most cases that reach the US Supreme Court come from?
highest courts or the Federal courts of Appeals
This can happen to a federal judge if behavior is determined to be inappropriate
established principle of judicial review
Marbury Vs. Madison
Jury used to indict "formally charge with a crime"
Chief Justice John Roberts, Clarence Thomas, John Paul Stevens, Antonin Scalia, Sonya Sotomayer, Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Anthony Kennedy. Samuel Alito
Name the 9 Supreme Court Justices.
person filing a case in court
person against whom a complaint in court is made
cases in which state and federal courts have authority to hear
Courts of Appeal have authority to hear cases on appeal from another court
the first court to hear a case has this authority
filed when a person violates a law
filed when a non criminal matter is in dispute
writ of certiorari
Supreme court orders a lower court to send it a case's record
explanation of the Supreme Court's official position
explanation of a Supreme Court's minority opinion
hear most criminal cases, contract cases, and cases involving family law
hears cases that involve a law's constitutionality, disputes between states, and bankruptcy