Study Guide for the Courts

Study Guide for the Courts - 10. How are justices selected...

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Study Guide for the Courts Big Questions 1. What is judicial review and why is it important? 2. What are the three eras of the Court? 3. How are the federal courts structured? 4. What are the limits of the administrative control that the Supreme Court exerts over the lower courts? 5. What are the important differences between the Supreme Court’s original and appellate jurisdictions? 6. What do we mean when we say “judicial doctrine”?
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7. What is the difference between substantive and procedural doctrine? 8. Why is the Court’s absence of judicial enforcement important? 9. How is the Justice Department linked to the Federal Courts?
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Unformatted text preview: 10. How are justices selected for the federal courts? Terms: Writ of mandamus Judicial review McCulloch v. Maryland John Marshall Dred Scot v. Sandford Lochner v. New York Roosevelts court packing plan District courts Courts of appeals Writ of certiorari-what did it do for the Court in terms of the docket? Supreme Courts Administrative control Original jurisdiction Appellate jurisdiction Amicus curiae Solicitor general Stare decisis Dissenting opinion Concurring opinion Statutory interpretation (pg. 303) Senatorial courtesy Senate confirmation...
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