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tviCti N~p{,-,-I_\_I DATE _ . (vi I 'Ole ludicllrv TRUE OR FALSE QUESTIONS 1. America has one set of laws called Common Law. 2. The President appoints Supreme Court Justices every four years. 3. Justices serve six year terms. 4. The Constitution requires a Justice of the Supreme Court be a lawyer. 5. Chief Justice Marshall was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 6. The Supreme Court is the last bastion of democracy in our system. 7. A Justice must be a male. 8. Each Justice is elected every four years. 9. Stare decisis is Latin for the previous decision must stand. 10. Common law and statutory law are the type of law you see on the courtroom programs on day time television. MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS 11. The first African-American Justice appointed to the Supreme Court was A Warren Burger V Thurgood Marshall c. Hugo Black d. Robert Thomas 12. The Supreme Court Case that was instrumental in giving them the power to interpret the Constitution was a. Gibbons b. Roe v. Wade Ii Marbury v. Madison ~ Plessy 13. Who was not a Chief Justice of the United States? a. Warren Burger b. William Rehnquist c John Roberts _ Abe Fortas 14. The Supreme Court works with to settle the law. a. House of Representatives b. President c Senate (') No one
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a. District b. Appeals ~ Supreme 'U Criminal 16. The Supreme Court gets its power in the Constitution from e\ Article I 'r' Article II c. Article III d. Article IV 17. The first step for the Supreme Court to hear a case is to write a(n) a. legal opinion b. legal brief A leg~l m~mo ~ certlOran 18. Justices call upon to decide a case. a. juries . b. evidence c. the Police e the Court record 19. Which is not part of the three step process the Supreme Court uses in hearing a case? a. Petition for certiorari b. Read the record of the case a Call the jury ~ Hear oral arguments 20. What is not a limit on the Judiciary? C.
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This note was uploaded on 09/08/2011 for the course POL SCI 180 taught by Professor Coaty during the Spring '11 term at Orange Coast College.

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