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Reasons For A Court Hierarchy
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What are the two reasons for a court hierarchy?
What is administrative convenience?
-refers to cases being distributed according to their seriousness and complexity
--> less serious heard in lower court, more serious heard in superior courts
What are appeals?
-when a person is not satisfied with the decision in their civil trial and they take the matter to be heard by a higher court
What cases can the Mag Court hear?
Cases up to $100,000
What cases can the County and Supreme Court hear?
Can the county court hear class actions?
No, only the supreme court ca hear class actions
In civil law what can appeals be based on?
-a point of law
-a question of fact
-the remedy awarded
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