ch 10 Judiciary System

ch 10 Judiciary System - Judiciary System A. Odds and Ends...

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Judiciary System A. Odds and Ends 1. Dual Court System a. State 1. Local Courts Traffic and wills are talked about here 2. General Trial Courts (District Court More serious crimes 3. State Court of Appeals 4. State Supreme Court b. Federal 1. US District Courts only have original jurisdiction and not apellate 2. US Court of Appeals- Only has appellate jurisdiction and not original 3. US Supreme Court Has both original and apellate 2. Jurisdiction a. original court that hears a case for the first time
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b. Appellate Hears court case on appeal from lower court c. Exclusive Can only be heard in federal court d. Concurrent Can be heard in either federal or state court 3. Types of Cases a. criminal Misdemeanor Felony b. civil- lawsuits economics personal injury rights 4. Sides of the Case a. Criminal Defendant Prosecutor a. State-county attorney b. Federal- US attorney ii. civil
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defendant plaintiff b. Types of Juries i. grand jury job is to look at evidence and decide if there should be a formal charge made indictment
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does not determine guilt or innocence, they just determine whether there is enough evidence it’s a protection against the government ii. petit jury the trial jury B. Judicial Review 1. Determine whether the actions of the government are unconstitutional 2. Marbury V. Madison a. John Marshall 3. How to interpret the Constitution a. strict constructionist/judicial restraint b. activist approach/ judicial activism/ loose
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSCI 1100 taught by Professor cano-hernandez during the Spring '07 term at UNO.

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ch 10 Judiciary System - Judiciary System A. Odds and Ends...

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