US GOV CHAPTER 13 TEST BANK

US GOV CHAPTER 13 TEST BANK - Judiciary 1. Although judges...

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Judiciary 1. Although judges are constrained by statutes and precedents in making their decisions, some judges interpret the law in light of A. their personal beliefs. B. their direct party ties. C. what they read in the newspaper. D. their childhood experiences. E. societal pressure. CLICK HERE FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER > 1 2. Which court was created by name in the Constitution? A. The U.S. District Court B. The U.S. Supreme Court C. The Federal Court of Claims D. The U.S. Criminal Court E. The U.S. Jurisdictional Court CLICK HERE FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER > 2 3. At the Constitutional Convention, those who opposed the creation of national courts believed that A. unelected judges would not be responsive to the public will. B. judges would too frequently make the wrong rulings. C. judges would make law rather than interpret it. D. federal courts would usurp the authority of state courts. E. different levels of courts would cause confusion regarding interpretation of the law. CLICK HERE FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER > 3 4. With its ruling in the case Marbury v. Madison , the U.S. Supreme Court established A. the right of federal courts to hear state disputes. B. the power of Congress to create additional federal courts. C. the authority of the president to use a line-item veto on appropriations. D. that state courts could not apply federal laws. E. that the courts could review laws to determine whether they conflicted with the Constitution. CLICK HERE FOR THE CORRECT ANSWER
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This note was uploaded on 05/29/2011 for the course POS 1122 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Addison.

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US GOV CHAPTER 13 TEST BANK - Judiciary 1. Although judges...

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