Terms in this set (10)
Who is the head of the judicial branch?
A. The President
B. The House of Representatives
C. The Supreme Court of the United States
D. The Senate
The Supreme Court of the United States
What are the responsibilities of the judicial branch in Mississippi's state government?
A. Hear court cases
B. Operate the state's court systems
C. Decide if the state laws are constitutional
D. All of the Above
All of the Above
How many justices serve on the Supreme Court?
What is a jury?
A. A group of citizens that decide whether an accused person is guilty under the law
C. A group of people that live in a municipality
D. The lower justice courts of Mississippi
A group of citizens that decide whether an accused person is guilty under the law
How old do you have to be to serve on a jury?
A. There is no age requirement
B. 35 years old
C. 21 years old
D. 18 years old
18 years old
How many years does each justice serve on the Mississippi Supreme Court?
A. 10 years
B. 8 years
C. 2 years
D. 4 years
What is the responsibility of municipal courts in Mississippi?
A. To hear cases involving people who break city laws
B. To hear cases involving people who commit serious crimes
C. To hear cases involving disputes between people
D. To hear cases about appeals from lower courts
To hear cases involving people who break city laws
What is the highest court in the United States?
A. The Supreme Court
B. The Local Court
C. Municipal Court
D. Judicial Court
The Supreme Court
Where are cases involving serious crimes tried?
A. County Courts
B. Circuit Courts
C. Juvenile Courts
D. Justice Courts
Why was the Intermediate Court of Appeals created?
The Intermediate Court of Appeals was created to handle some court cases so that the Supreme Court would not have such a heavy caseload.
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