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Unformatted text preview: Pictu re 1 Pictu re 2 Pictu re 3 Pictu re 4 Pictu re 5 Pictu re 6 Pictu re 7 Question 1 1. What is the most important role the governor of Texas plays in the judicial process? Answer 1. The governor has the power to limit the jurisdiction of the appellate courts. 2. The governor has the power to appoint judges to fill any vacancies on the bench for the time period before elections are held. 3. The governor has the power to add additional judges to the appellate courts whenever there is a six-month backlog in cases. 4. The governor has the power to permanently appoint all municipal court judges. 1 points Question 2 1. The Supreme Court does not offer advisory opinions to any government agency concerning the probable constitutionality of a law or action. Answer 1. True 2. False Pictu re 8 Pictu re 9 Pictu re 10 Pictu re 1 Pictu re 12 Pictu re 13 Pictu re 14 Pictu re 15 1 points Question 3 1. What is the Uniform Commercial Code? Answer 1. a set of codes states may voluntarily adopt in order to reduce interstate differences in judicial opinions 2. judicial guidelines established by the Supreme Court explaining the meaning of federal economic regulations 3. a federal law regulating all forms of advertisements throughout the United States 4. a federal law establishing common practices in each state regarding commercial affairs 1 points Question 4 1. Prior cases whose principles are used by judges to decide current cases are called Answer 1. precedents. 2. common law. Pictu re 16 Pictu re 17 Pictu re 18 Pictu re 19 Pictu re 20 Pictu re 21 Pictu re 2 Pictu re 23 3. en blanc decisions. 4. public law. 1 points Question 5 1. If you violate a city ordinance, which type of court would most likely hear your case? Answer 1. a court of appeals 2. a municipal court 3. a district court 4. a county court 1 points Question 6 1. If a trial is held before a judge only, and without a jury, it is called a Answer Pictu re 24 Pictu re 25 Pictu re 26 Pictu re 27 Pictu re 28 Pictu re 29 Pictu re 30 Pictu re 31 Pictu re 32 Pictu re 3 1. bench trial. 2. grand jury. 3. judicial trial. 4. summary judgment. 1 points Question 7 1. A single lawsuit involving thousands of smokers suing a tobacco company would be a good example of Answer 1. a class-action suit. 2. a plea bargain. 3. amicus curiae . 4. public law. 1 points Pictu re 34 Pictu re 35 Pictu re 36 Pictu re 37 Pictu re 38 Pictu re 39 Pictu re 40 Pictu re 41 Question 8 1. A(n) __________ determines whether sufficient evidence is available to justify a trial. Answer 1. justice of the peace 2. en blanc committee 3. grand jury 4. district attorney 1 points Question 9 1. Trial courts in the federal judicial system are called Answer 1....
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2011 for the course CHEM 4461 taught by Professor Max during the Spring '08 term at Lamar University.

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