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Terry Crew CRJ 120 Assignment 1 Complete each statement. Each blank represents one word. 1. To render a valid judgment against a person, a court must have jurisdiction over that person. 2. When an issue has not been decided previously by a court, it is known as a case of first impression . 3. The Bill of Rights is the first ten ammendments to the U.S. Constitution. 4. Indiana is located in the Seventh federal circuit, and contains two districts in Indiana, and seven in total. 5. The doctrine of judicial review means that laws passed by legislative bodies will be reviewed by the courts and, if they violate the U.S. Constitution, will be declared unenforceable. 6. The U.S. Supreme Court justices have taken the
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Unformatted text preview: selective incorporation approach in interpreting the 14th Amendment. 7. When a court has laid down a principle of law, it will follow that principle and apply it to all future cases with similar facts and circumstances. This is known by the Latin term stare decisis . 8. Judicial Precedent (Court Decision) has value as precedent within the territorial jurisdiction of the court that issued the opinion. 9. The United States has fifty-two separate judicial systems. 10. If you wanted to find the case of Duncan v. Louisiana, you would need the case citations , which is 391 U.S. 145 (1968)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/28/2011 for the course CRJ 120 taught by Professor Archer during the Spring '11 term at Ivy Tech Community College.

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