Unit 5.5: Courts Vocabulary Quiz: Self-Paced AP US Government 2019-2020 ESC Region 4-TXVSN.pdf - Unit 5.5 Courts Vocabulary Quiz Due No due date Allowed

Unit 5.5: Courts Vocabulary Quiz: Self-Paced AP US Government 2019-2020 ESC Region 4-TXVSN.pdf

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Unformatted text preview: Unit 5.5: Courts Vocabulary Quiz Due No due date Allowed Attempts 2 Points 20 Questions 4 Time Limit 10 Minutes Take the Quiz Again Attempt History LATEST Attempt Time Score Attempt 1 10 minutes 18 out of 20 ! Correct answers are hidden. Score for this attempt: 18 out of 20 Submitted Jun 26 at 2:15pm This attempt took 10 minutes. Partial 3 / 5 pts Question 1 Match the following vocabulary words with their definition. solicitor general federal appointee representing the government judicial implementation accumulation of judicial decisions applied in civil law suits opinion statement of legal reasoning behind a case common law how and whether court decisions become policy litigant plaintiff or defendant in a case 5 / 5 pts Question 2 Match the following vocabulary words with their definition. justiciable disputes constraint on the court requiring that a case must be capab precedent a judicial decision that may be used as a standard in subseq statutory construction the process of interpreting and applying legislation civil law the body of laws of a state or nation dealing with the rights John Roberts current Chief Justice Question 3 Match the following vocabulary words with their definition. 5 / 5 pts writ of certotari order by the Supreme Court to send up a case senatorial courtesy practice/tradition that requires the president to seek advic original jurisdiction the right of the court to hear the case first appellate jurisdiction the right of the court to hear a case on appeal. judicial restraint when judges refrain from making law through their interpr 5 / 5 pts Question 4 Match the following vocabulary words with their definition. judicial activism the courts using their rulings to make law briefs written, legal explanations of arguments in a court case stare decisis let the decision stand; stick with the previous decision majority opinion the opinion of the court in a case mandate an order by the court or policy-making body Quiz Score: 18 out of 20 ...
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