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Chapter 7 Civics Study Guide

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1.  ________________ courts are the lowest level.
2.  A law that is created by agencies and affects our everyday lives is a
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3.  In America, the accused are guilty until proven innocent
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B.
4.  Original Jurisdiction has the power over appelate jurisdiction.
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B.
5.  Many judges may follow a __________, or earlier decision when considiering a case
6.  Justices are appointed to the Supreme Court for 10 year terms
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B.
7.  A law based on customs, traditions and earlier decisions is a
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B.
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8.  Criminal Law is the group of laws that refers to disputes between people
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B.
9.  A law that is interperted by the Supreme Court from the Constitution is a
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10.  Judges are not allowed to make decisions based on common sense or previous cases
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B.
11.  In  a criminal case, the accused may not confront the accuser
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B.
12.  ___________________ is the highest level of courts in America.
13.  Supreme Court... you can have more than one answer
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14.  In a court of appeals, a panel of how may judges desides the cases
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15.  Any behavior that is illegal and causes harm to the sosciety is a ________.
16.  Supreme Court has 9 _____________.
17.  Congress can rule a Supreme Court decision unconstitutional
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B.
18.  Most criminal laws are statutory laws
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B.
19.   In what order does the Supreme Court hear a case?
A. Justices inform the parties of the courts opinion
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B. Lawyers for each side present oral arguments
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C. Justices agree to hear a particular case
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D. Justices read written arguments and consider what was said in court
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E. Justices hold a private meeting to vote on the case
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20.  A law that is made by lawmaking bodies such as Congress and state legislators is a
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21.  All federal judges, except those in the US territories are appointed for life by the president and approved by the Senate
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22.  How many federal district courts are there in the United States?
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23.  Match the examples with the type of law
A. CPSC judges toys on whether or not they are safe
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B. The 5th amendment
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C. Every building must have fire exits
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D. A law based on an earlier descision
D.
24.  There are two basic categories of laws, criminal and civic
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B.
25.  A Supreme Court justice is selected by the president and approved by the Senate
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B.
26.  There are four levels of courts in the United States
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