11-23-10 - Types of courts-Dist rict courts – original ju...

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Unformatted text preview: 11-23-10 Types of courts: -Dist rict courts – original ju risdiction – the first court you go to (they have final say when i t comes to matters of fact) -Circuit court of appeals – if you don’t get satisfaction in District court you go here, they have appellate jurisdiction (matters of wri t of certiorari) – 4 justices of the supreme court must hear the case before the court hears it. (deals mostly with criminals) -Supreme Court – ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/09/2011 for the course POLITICS 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Oglethorpe.

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