Justice Liu -- September 19, 2019 - Notes 860 judges in the...

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Notes: - 860 judges in the federal judiciary - 13000 state judges in america - California has 1600 state judges Federally: - 400,000 new cases federally State: - 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 area Criminal - 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 criteria Questions: he worked with RBG: learned how to keep your cool from her. Always very circumspect and careful most important case: Murder case. Don’t have to do with actual innocence. More about whether the person was given a fair trial

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