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Notes: -860 judges in the federal judiciary-13000 state judges in america -California has 1600 state judgesFederally:-400,000 new cases federallyState: -30 million new cases Two different court systems have different jurisdiction-Federal Courts have limited jurisdiction unless there is a specific grant in the jurisdiction. -Limited to what the constitution or congress has what to say. -Matters that cross state boundaries -State court has jurisdiction to everything unless there is a prohibition (drawn away). -Contracts, wills, family trust, education ect… -State law issues. -Diverse jurisdiction.-Particular apparent in the criminal areaCriminal-Federally: 80% civil 20% criminal -State: Most crimes are under state law … murder, rape, homicide, robery ect… 50%-50%Pick 100 cases per year -Need to pass a criteriaQuestions: he worked with RBG: learned how to keep your cool from her. →Always very circumspect and carefulmost important case: Murder case. →Don’t have to do with actual innocence. More about whether the person was given a fair trial