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Unformatted text preview: Ch. 3 Review Questions What are the types of judicial systems? Criminal – violating criminal statutes Civil – disputes with other individuals or businesses Administrative – federal or state agencies Differences in trial and appellate courts? Trial courts hear a case for the first time. They are concerned with the facts and create the record for the case. Appellate courts are more concerned with mistakes made in the previous t rial. How is the federal court system organized? District: 1 judge, 12 person jury, at least 1 per state Court of Appeals: 13 circuits, multi judged, can be en banc Supreme Court: 9 justices, writ certiorari, rule of fours How do you get a case to the supreme court? Petition for writ of certiorari. If four of the nine want to review it then you go to the supreme court. If you get denied then the lower ruling stands. How are federal judges selected? State judges? Federal judges are appointed by the president and confirmed by the senate. Serve for life and must have law experience....
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This note was uploaded on 10/02/2011 for the course MGMT 209 taught by Professor Swim during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.
- Spring '08
- Business Law