Ch. 25 - 1. What types of cases does the Texas Supreme...

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1. What types of cases does the Texas Supreme Court hear? 4. civil appeals 2. Which court in Texas has automatic jurisdiction over all death penalty cases? 2. the Court of Criminal Appeals 3. The main trial courts in Texas are called 4. district courts. 4. Statutory probate courts are designed to
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1. assist in issues concerning the disposition of property of deceased persons. 5. Approximately how many justice of the peace courts exist in Texas? 3. 830 6. Disputes between private individuals over their relationships, responsibilities, and obligations are the topic of 1. civil law. 7. Justice of the peace courts handle which kind of disputes?
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1. small claims 8. If you violate a city ordinance, which type of court would most likely hear your case? 4. a municipal court 9. The majority of cases in municipal courts involve 1. traffic and parking violations. 10. When a lawyer charges a client only if their case is won, it is called a
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3. contingency fee. 11. What is the standard of proof used for civil cases in Texas? 2. The plaintiff must meet the preponderance of evidence. 12. A(n) _____ case is one that calls for the death penalty. 1. capital 13. The most common route to a criminal conviction is a(n)
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2. plea bargain between the defendant and the state. 14.
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Ch. 25 - 1. What types of cases does the Texas Supreme...

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