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15 distinctions we shouldbe able to make for exam-Statute vs part of the common lawoStatute: law created by congress and legal representatives oCommon law: legal ideas establish in court cases-Cases that are reversed vs remandedoReversed: overturned oRemanded: sent back down from a higher court to lower court; think something needs to be done againWhen an appellate court finds that a lower court judge erred in granting summary judgement case is remanded to the lower court with instructions on what the lower court erred on and how to properly try thecase-What kinds of cases go to state court vs fed courtoFed and national: federal or national issues; ppl from different states and or suingfor more than 75000$ citizen diversity cases Also, federal question cases in which the claim is based on a federal law or statuteoState courts: -When juries are being selectedoHow do people challenge people selecting juryWhat do lawyers do to challenge membersChallenge for a cause: lawyer can ask judge to send home a member of jury bc theyre impartial or biasPerrefriental cause: lawyer can send someone home for no real reason-Errors of law vs errors of factoOf law: legal errors usually successful for appealso
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