the authority to hear and decide on a case
only the federal courts may hear and decide cases
both federal and state courts can hear and decide on cases
federal courts in which trials are held an law suites are begun
authority to hear cases for the first time
review decisions made in lower district courts
authority of court to hear a case appealed from a lower court
sending the case back to the lower court to be tried again
a detailed explanation of the legal thinking behind the courts
guidance to other judges by offering by a model upon which to base their own decision on similar cases
court can review any federal, state, or local law or action
allowed by the constitution
a written document that explains one sides position on the case
let the decision stand
major decision that changes society
to ask for another opinion
writ of certiorari
order by a higher court directing a lower court
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