Unformatted text preview: • Hear both criminal and civil cases • Juries responsible for verdict • For a federal district court to hear your case, it must concern federal law, concern the Constitution, or concern two parties from different states with the amount in controversy exceeding $75K. • Vast majority of cases are filed and heard in state courts. • U.S. courts of appeals • Arranged into 12 circuits • Solely appellate jurisdiction...
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- Fall '14
- Supreme Court of the United States, u.s. district courts