Notes (5) - Poli Sci 1040.009 Final Exam Review SI: Ashley...

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Poli Sci 1040.009 Final Exam Review SI: Ashley Stewart 1. We can think of courts in this country filling 3 roles, which of the following roles do the courts follow? a. A forum for the resolution of private disputes between two parties b. An arbiter between and among different branches/levels of government c. A policy-making institution d. All the above 2. True or False: Article 1 judges are appointed for life. 3. Which of the following are Federal Trial Courts of Limited Jurisdiction? a. US Court of Claims b. US Court of Domestic Trade c. IRS Court d. US Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims 4. What are the trail courts with general jurisdiction? a. Tax court b. District Court c. International Trade Court d. None of the above 5. How many general jurisdiction trial courts are there? a. 12 b. 5 c. 94 d. 9 6. Which of the following are Appellate Courts of Limited Jurisdiction? a. US Court of Appeals for the Federal Court b. Tax Court c. US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces d. Both a and c 7. What are the appeals courts called with general jurisdiction? a. District Courts b. Supreme Court c. Court of Appeals d. All the above 8. How many circuit courts are there in the US? a. 94 b. 463 c. 1 d. 12
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9. Which Circuit Court is Texas in? a. 6 b. 5 c. 4 d. 12 10. What is one of the most important ideas in which help to influence if a judge is chosen by the president? a. Senatorial Courtesy b. Background check c. Same political parties d. None of the above 11. True or False: The Supreme Court is known as the Court of Last Resort. 12. True or False: The Supreme Court only has appellate jurisdiction. 13. What is another factor that participates in the confirmation of judges? a. Senatorial courtesy b. NAACP c. American Bar Association d. None of the above 14. When can the SC hear exclusive original cases for the first time? a.
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