This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Circuit court – 11 circuit and DC and Federal Circuit US Supreme Court – 1% is heard every year – cases that have a big effect – no juries – Controversial cases – Laws that needs changes or revision Plaintiff of criminal case is people. People of city, county, state or America or government Original and Appellate Jurisdiction Original Jurisdiction – where the case started (trial) Appellate Jurisdiction – power to hear an appeal form another court Appellate court – they do not hear the facts again, only look at the law. Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)-Getting the case resolved with out going to trial. -Inexpensive, fast, and more involvement of the parties-Mediation to find the solution that both parties could accept-Arbitration – another alternative to Jury trial, 3 judges deciding on the trial-Negotiation – Informal discussion of the parties CH3 Court Procedures...
View Full Document
- Supreme Court of the United States, jurisdiction Original jurisdiction, Federal Court System District Court, court Appellate court