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Unformatted text preview: are responsible for a limited jurisdiction over a specific area of law. Trail Courts( COURTS of ORIGINAL JURISDICTION ): it tries cases, in both civil and criminal matters are used to find out the facts. Whether they are true or false, the standards of proof are different for criminal and civil cases. Appellate Courts (used for Appeals): does not seek facts but reviews the process, which the court uses. It reviews constitutional issues, procedural issues and its process/function issues. An appellate court can over ride a trial court, it can be sent back for a re-trial. Page 3 of 3...
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- Spring '10
- Law, Supreme Court of the United States, Appellate court, General Jurisdiction Court