20 - Strauder vs West Virginia 1880 - Violated Civil Rights...

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Strauder vs West Virginia 1880 - Violated Civil Rights Acts of 1875 - Virginia said people couldn’t sit on the jury depending on their race - Virginia vs Rines 1880 - Wanted a mixed race jury U.S. vs Harris 1883 - Calvin’s Case 1603 Judiciary Act of 1789 – covers Article 3 – 1 supreme court, but congress can create inferior courts (district court) Should the federal courts take over the state courts? - States’ rights - Federalists thought that you should keep issues in the federal courts - 1874 – Removal Act – Certain issues must start out in federal courts - Period after civil war – lots of economic development – business interests - Makes it easier for business to go to federal courts in suing - State courts had elected officials – could be kicked out if not making right choice (impeachment) - Federal courts have appointed positions and serve very long terms - Judges are just umpires that call the balls and strikes - 1866 Civil Rights Act – the district and the circuit courts will have cognizance
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course BIOL AND H 001 and 16 taught by Professor Berry during the Fall '10 term at UPenn.

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