American Government: The Federal Court System

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A quiz on the material from my American Government class regarding the Federal Court System.

  
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1.  Define Jurisdiction.
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2.  The Framers created the national judiciary in what Article of the Constitution?
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3.  Cases that can only be heard in federal courts give federal courts...
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4.  When a case can be tried in both State and/or federal courts, the State and federal courts have...
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5.  A court in which a case is first heard is said to have...
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6.  A court that hears a case on appeal from a lower court has...
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7.  The Supreme Court has both...
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8.  Power to appoint judges to federal courts falls on...
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9.  President nominates...
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10.  The Presidents nominees are then subject to the approval of...
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11.  Judges appointed to the constitutional courts, including the Supreme Court, have terms that last...
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12.  The power of a court to determine the constitutionality of a government action is called...
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13.  The Supreme Court first asserted its power of Judicial Review in the case of...
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14.  The Court's decision aid the foundation for its involvement in the development of...
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15.  The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction over cases involving...
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16.  Most cases heard by the Supreme Court are...
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17.  The Supreme Court hears only one to two cases per year in which it has...
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18.  Once the Supreme Court accepts a case, it sets a date on which lawyers on both sides will present...
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19.  Written documents filed with the Supreme Court before Oral Arguments are known as....
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20.  The _________ presides over a closed-door conference in which justices present their views on the case at hand.
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21.  The "Opinion of the Court" is formally known as the...
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22.  Examples (such as Majority Opinions) to be followed in similar cases are known as...
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23.  Written by those Justices who do not agree with the Court's majority opinion.
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24.  The Court of Chief Justice Earl Warren was known as an "___________" for its use of judicial action to deal with America's social problems.
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