notes (2) - 1 Political Science 1040.011 Supplemental...

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1 Political Science 1040.011 Supplemental Instruction Leader :Ciera Norris [email protected] Final Review Reminder: This review is only to help you understand some of the main concepts and ideas from unit three. This Review should in NO WAY be your only form of studying. Be sure to read over your notes, look at the slides, and refer to your textbook. Good luck guys! Be sure to print this review and bring it with you to the test review session!! 1. _______ damagesintended to reform or deter the defendant and others from engaging in conduct similar to that which formed the basis of the lawsuit. a. -Punitive damages b. Compensatory damages 2. ______ refers to the substantive legal area a. Original jurisdiction that a court hears pursuant to its legal authority. b. Subject jurisdiction c. -Personal jurisdiction
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2 3. Most original jurisdiction goes to: a. Trial courts b. Appellate Courts c. U.S. Supreme Court 4. What is the main purpose of the appellate courts? a. To hold re-trials b. -To send cases through to the Supreme Court. c. To review the lower court decision to see if mistakes were made and to correct any errors. d. To review the higher court decision to see if mistakes were made and to correct any errors. 5. Can the appellate courts reverse case decisions? a. Yes b. No. 6. True or False. The 8 th a. T amendment bars states from imposing the death penalty if the crime did not result in the child’s death. (Coker v. Georgia) b. F 7. Can juveniles or the mentally ill be given the death penalty? ( Atkins v. Georgia/ Roper v. Simmons) a. No b. Yes 8. How many district courts are there?
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3 a. 94 b. 89 c. 14 d. 7 9. How many federal circuits are there? a.
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course POLI SCI 1040 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at North Texas.

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