US Court System

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  • 1. 
     What is due process of law?
    • A. 

      Judicial branch does this

    • B. 

      The constitutional protection against unfair governmental actions and laws

    • C. 

      Prohibits the national government from acting in a unfair manner

  • 2. 
    What amendments to the constitution afford due process protections?
    • A. 

      1 and 5

    • B. 

      5 and 10

    • C. 

      5 and 14

    • D. 

      3 and 5

  • 3. 
    What does the 5th amendment do?
    • A. 

      Prohibits the national government from acting in an unfair manner

    • B. 

      Protects free speech

    • C. 

      Prohibits state and local governments from acting in an unfair manner

  • 4. 
    What does the 14th amendment do?
    • A. 

      Gives the right to bear arms

    • B. 

      Prohibits state and local governments from acting in an unfair manner

    • C. 

      prohibits the national government from acting in an unfair manner

  • 5. 
    The due process clauses do not just pertain to the 5th and 14th amendments anymore. The Supreme Court extended the due process clauses to protect the guarantees in the 
    • A. 

      US constitution

    • B. 

      10th amendment

    • C. 

      Bill of rights

  • 6. 
    In a civil case who is the plaintiff?
    • A. 

      The person being sued

    • B. 

      The person who files the lawsuit

    • C. 

      District attorney

  • 7. 
    Who is the defendent
    • A. 

      The person who files the lawsuit

    • B. 

      The person being sued

    • C. 

      Defender of the commonwealth

  • 8. 
    The us district court has ______  jurisdiction
    • A. 

      Appellate

    • B. 

      Original

    • C. 

      Implied

  • 9. 
    The us court of appeals has ________  jurisdiction
    • A. 

      Appellate

    • B. 

      Original

    • C. 

      Reserved

  • 10. 
    The us supreme court has _______  appellate jurisdiction and limited ________ jurisdiction
    • A. 

      Original, appellate

    • B. 

      Appellate, original

  • 11. 
    It is the only court that has a jury.
    • A. 

      Supreme court

    • B. 

      Court of appeals

    • C. 

      District court