CS 6963 WK 7 Lec. Court Systems

CS 6963 WK 7 Lec. Court Systems - are responsible for a...

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Page 1 of 3 http://www.law.cornell.edu/topics/criminal.html http://www.fjc.gov/federal/courts.nsf http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/index.php/Criminal_procedure http://www.law.cornell.edu/wex/index.php/Civil_procedure Each states has its own constitution which in turns sets up its own courts. The constitution allowed for the creation of the Supreme Court System, which in turn allowed Congress to create lower courts. There are 2 types of courts for both the Federal and State Courts. General Jurisdiction Court: is where most cases are heard. They try both criminal and civil matters. They have the full range of judicial power.
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Page 2 of 3 Specialized (limited jurisdiction) Courts:
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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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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course CS 6963 taught by Professor Walterbruehs during the Spring '10 term at NYU Poly.

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