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AP US Government and Politics- Chapter 16 Study Guide
Diversity of Citizenship
Concurring
Per curiam decision
Judicial Activism
______ cases involve civil suits between citizens of differen…
________ opinions are those offered by one or more supreme co…
A _________ is a Supreme Court ruling without explanation tha…
A judicial philosophy in which judges make bold policy decisi…
Diversity of Citizenship
______ cases involve civil suits between citizens of differen…
Concurring
________ opinions are those offered by one or more supreme co…
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Chapter 16 - AP Government and Politics
Activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
class action suit
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
a case brought by someone to help him or her and all others w…
Activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
amicus curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
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AP US Government & Politics: Chapter 16 Key Terms
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Justiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
A requirement that a case must be capable of being settled by…
Legal briefs submitted by a "Friend of the Court" to provide…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
18 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16
Civic virtue
Collective good
Disturbance theory
Earmark
the tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
something of value that cannot be withheld from a nonmember o…
the theory that interest groups form in part to counteract th…
funds that an appropriations bill designates for a particular…
Civic virtue
the tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
Collective good
something of value that cannot be withheld from a nonmember o…
27 terms
Chapter 16 - AP Government and Politics
Activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
class action suit
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
a case brought by someone to help him or her and all others w…
Activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
amicus curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
25 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16
Amicus curiae briefs
Appellate jurisdiction
Class action suits
Courts of appeal
friend of the court briefs by non-litigants who wish to influ…
given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
cases which permit a small number of people to sue on behalf…
courts which have the power to review all final decisions of…
Amicus curiae briefs
friend of the court briefs by non-litigants who wish to influ…
Appellate jurisdiction
given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
27 terms
Chapter 16 - AP Government and Politics
Activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
class action suit
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
a case brought by someone to help him or her and all others w…
Activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
amicus curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16
Standing to sue
Class action suits
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in th…
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
Issues capable of being settled as a matter of law.
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in th…
Class action suits
Lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics- Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Justiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
27 terms
Chapter 16 - AP Government and Politics
Activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
class action suit
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
a case brought by someone to help him or her and all others w…
Activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
amicus curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
27 terms
Chapter 16 - AP Government and Politics
Activist approach
amicus curiae
brief
class action suit
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
A written statement by an attorney that summarizes a case and…
a case brought by someone to help him or her and all others w…
Activist approach
the view that judges should discern the general principles un…
amicus curiae
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
19 terms
Chapter 16 AP Government and Politics
Agenda
Agenda Setting
Charter Schools
Clean Air Act of 1970
program; the things to be done
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
Public schools that have been given the autonomy to establish…
Required EPA to develop and enforce regulations to protect th…
Agenda
program; the things to be done
Agenda Setting
Determining which public-policy questions will be debated or…
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AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
26 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16
Judicial review
Activist approach
Constitutional court
District courts
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
The lowest federal courts; federal trials can be held only he…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Activist approach
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
28 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
22 terms
AP US Government / Politics Unit 3 Vocabulary: Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
suits in which a small number of people represent the interes…
issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
suits in which a small number of people represent the interes…
22 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16 Vocabulary Words
Standing to sue
Class action suite
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard in a case must be capable of b…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suite
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
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AP Government and Politics: Key Terms (Chapter 16)
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
28 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16 Vocabulary Words
Standing to sue
Class action suite
Justiciable disputes
Amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard in a case must be capable of b…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class action suite
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
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Chapter 16 The Judiciary AP US Government
Which of the following statements abou…
The chief judicial weapon in the gover…
There have only been ______ chief just…
The current Chief Justice of the Supre…
No court may strike down a law that Parliament passes
judicial review
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William Rehnquist
Which of the following statements abou…
No court may strike down a law that Parliament passes
The chief judicial weapon in the gover…
judicial review
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AP US Government Chapter 16: Economic Policy
Economic policy
American dream
Tax base
Laissez-faire
A government body of diverse policies geared toward promoting…
The belief that in the United States hard work and persistenc…
The overall wealth (income and assets of citizens and corpora…
Hands-off stance of a government in regard to the marketplace
Economic policy
A government body of diverse policies geared toward promoting…
American dream
The belief that in the United States hard work and persistenc…
26 terms
AP American Government and Politics: Chapter 16: The Judiciary
judicial review
judicial restraint approach
activist approach
constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional
judicial restraint approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
75 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16: The Judiciary
THE JUDICIARY
Under the Bill of Rights, the Judiciar…
Characteristics of the Court
Judiciary Act 1789
...
Article 3
- independent judiciary ... - judicial power of the United State…
- organized the Supreme Court... - Chief Justice and five associ…
THE JUDICIARY
...
Under the Bill of Rights, the Judiciar…
Article 3
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AP US Government: Chapter 16
Activist Approach
Amicus Curiae
Appellate Jurisdiction
Bloc Voting
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
An adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a pa…
The jurisdiction of courts that hear cases brought to them on…
A pattern of voting behavior of two or more justices.
Activist Approach
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Amicus Curiae
An adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a pa…
23 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Justiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Breifs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs , legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the cou…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
26 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
24 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Amicus curiae
Brief
Class-action suit
Concurring opinion
A brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
Legal document submitted to the court setting forth the facts…
A legal action on behalf of all the people who have suffered…
An opinion that agrees with the majority in a Supreme Court r…
Amicus curiae
A brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
Brief
Legal document submitted to the court setting forth the facts…
46 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Economic System
Traditional
Command
Market
How a society deals with unlimited wants and needs and limite…
Type of economic system where decisions are based on the past
Type of economic system where decisions are based on central…
Type of economic system where decisions are based on individu…
Economic System
How a society deals with unlimited wants and needs and limite…
Traditional
Type of economic system where decisions are based on the past
26 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Social Welfare Policies
Unemployment Rate
Underemployment Rate
Inflation
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion…
As measured by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, a statisti…
A rise in price of goods and services.
Social Welfare Policies
Policies that provide benefits, cash or in-kind, to individua…
Unemployment Rate
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion…
23 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Appellate Jurisdiction
Class Action Suits
Courts of Appeal
Friend of the court briefs by nonlitigants who wish to influe…
Given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
Cases which permit a small number of people to sue on behalf…
Courts which have the power to review all final decisions of…
Amicus Curiae Briefs
Friend of the court briefs by nonlitigants who wish to influe…
Appellate Jurisdiction
Given to a court where cases are heard on appeal from a lower…
21 terms
Chapter 16 AP US Gov. & Politics
Civic Virtue
Interest Group
Pluralist Theory
Disturbance Theory
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
An organized group that tries to influence public policy
Argues that political power is distributed among a wide array…
According to this approach, anytime there is a disturbence in…
Civic Virtue
The tendency to form small-scale associations for the public…
Interest Group
An organized group that tries to influence public policy
23 terms
AP Government and Politics: Key Terms (Chapter 16)
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
A requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
Lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
23 terms
AP Government and Politics Chapter 16 Vocabulary
Standing to Sue
Class Action Suits
Justiciable Disputes
Amicus Curiae Briefs
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
A requirement that a case must be capable of being settled by…
Legal briefs submitted by a "Friend of the Court" to provide…
Standing to Sue
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
23 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
23 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
396 terms
AP US Government and Politics
activation
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
Affirmative Action
Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
A policy designed to give special compensation to a previousl…
Requires employers to make reasonable accommodations for the…
activation
One of three key consequences of electoral campaigns for vote…
Adarand Constructors v. Peña
1995 SuCo decision: Federal programs that classify based on r…
13 terms
AP US Government and Politics - Ch 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirements that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
issues capable of being settled as a matter of law
legal briefs, to influence a court decision by raising additi…
standing to sue
the requirements that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits in which a small number of people sue on behalf of a…
23 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
Standing to Sue-511
Class Action Suits-511
Justiciable Disputes-512
Amicus Curiae Briefs-512
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
A requirement that a case must be capable of being settled by…
Legal briefs submitted by a "Friend of the Court" to provide…
Standing to Sue-511
The requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
Class Action Suits-511
Lawsuits that let a small group sue on behalf of others with…
26 terms
AP US Government: Chapter 16
Activist Approach
Amicus Curiae
Appellate Jurisdiction
Bloc Voting
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
An adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a pa…
The jurisdiction of courts that hear cases brought to them on…
A pattern of voting behavior of two or more justices.
Activist Approach
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
Amicus Curiae
An adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a pa…
28 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
social welfare policies
unemployment rate
underemployment rate
inflation
Policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion…
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, a statistic th…
A rise in price of goods and services
social welfare policies
Policies that provide benefits to individuals, either through…
unemployment rate
As measured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the proportion…
41 terms
AP US Government chapter 16
Criminal Law
Defendant
Amicus Curiae
Legislative courts
The body of law involving a case in which an individual is ch…
A person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Courts established by congress for specialized purposes, such…
Criminal Law
The body of law involving a case in which an individual is ch…
Defendant
A person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution
41 terms
AP US Government chapter 16
Criminal Law
Defendant
Amicus Curiae
Legislative courts
The body of law involving a case in which an individual is ch…
A person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
Courts established by congress for specialized purposes, such…
Criminal Law
The body of law involving a case in which an individual is ch…
Defendant
A person or entity accused of a crime in criminal prosecution
29 terms
AP US Government Chapter 16
standing to sue
class action suits
justiciable disputes
amicus curiae briefs
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
a requirement that to be heard a case must be capable of bein…
Legal briefs submitted by a "friend of the court" for the pur…
standing to sue
the requirement that plaintiffs have a serious interest in a…
class action suits
lawsuits permitting a small number of people to sue on behalf…
28 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
28 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
28 terms
AP Government and Politics: Chapter 16 - The Judiciary
Judicial review
Strict constructionist approach
Activist approach
Constitutional court
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
The view that judges should discern the general principles un…
A federal court authorized by Article III of the Constitution…
Judicial review
The power of courts to declare laws unconstitutional.
Strict constructionist approach
The view that judges should decide cases strictly on the basi…
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