Jurisdiction Court System Judicial Branch Amendments Supreme Court

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What is original jurisdiction?
The authority of a court to hear a case for the first time.

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What are state & federal courts?
Dual Court System

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What is reach a verdict?
Only the district courts do this.

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What is the Sixth Amendment?
Right to a speedy and public trial with a jury of one's peers

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What is on appeal?
How most cases come to the Supreme Court.

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What is appellate jurisdiction?
The authority of a court to hear a case on appeal from a lower court.

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What are the 2 types of cases?
Civil & Criminal

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What is a ruling?
This is what appeals courts (including Supreme) give.

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What is the Twenty-third Amendment?
Electors allowed from the District of Columbia

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What is judicial review?
The Supreme Court's power to look at any local, state, or federal law to see if it is constiutional.

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What is the district courts?
These federal courts have original jurisdiction in most cases.

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What is 12?
The number of federal judicial districts

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What is Circuit & Supreme Court?
These courts have no juries.

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What is the Twenty-fifth Amendment?
The vice president will take over the leadership if the president is removed from office or disabled.

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What is the lower court's ruling stands?
This happens to a case the Supreme Court refuses to hear.

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What is circuit or appeal courts?
These courts listen to appeals from trial courts.

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What is exclusive jurisdiction?
When only 1 court has the ability to hear a case.

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Who are Federal Judges?
These people are appointed for life.

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What is the Ninth Amendment?
Powers not listed in the Bill of Rights are still reserved to the people.

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What is an opinion?
A detailed, written explanation of a judges verdict.

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What is the Supreme Court's original jurisdiction?
Cases involving foreign diplomats and disputes between two or more states.

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What is concurrent jurisdiction?
When State & Federal court can both hear a case.

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Who is the president?
Federal judge appointments are made by this person

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What is the Twenty-sixth Amendment?
Lowered voting age to 18

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What is a case the Supreme Court is more likely to accept?
A case that affects the entire country rather than just one person.

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