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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...
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