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Unformatted text preview: POLS 1101 Study Guide Exam I I 1. How do you define courts? 2. What are the features of a civil tradition system? 3. What are the features of a common law system? 4. Is the US a common law or civil system? 5. What are three ways the US system is different from a civil tradition? 6. What is the literal translation of Stare Decisis? Why is this important? 7. What are the differences between substantive and procedural laws? 8. What are the differences between constitutional and statutory laws? 9. What is the Judiciary Act of 1789? What did it do? 10. What is Jurisdiction? What are the differences between Appellate and Original? 11. Who are the nine Supreme Court Justices of the US? First and last names a must! 12. What section of the Constitution created the Supreme Court? 13. Know everything about Judicial Review. 14. Know every detail about Marbury v. Madison. 15. What are the differences between and strict and loose constructivist?...
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