Jurisdiction
Court System
Judicial Branch
Amendments
Supreme Court

100

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

100

Dual Court System
What are state & federal courts?

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

Civil & Criminal
What are the 2 types of cases?

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

The number of federal judicial districts
What is 12?

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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