PATTERSON CHAPTER 14

PATTERSON CHAPTER 14 - PATTERSON CHAPTER 14: THE FEDERAL...

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PATTERSON CHAPTER 14: THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM: APPLYING THE LAW CONTROVERSIAL COURT DECISIONS: 3 Major points…Case of Bush v. Gore THE FEDERAL JUDICIAL SYSTEM: Congress has the power to. .. Original jurisdiction vs. Appellate jurisdiction "upper court myth" vs. "federal court myth" FEDERAL COURT APPOINTEES: President's Judicial Appointments Matter SELECTION OF JUDGES : federal method vs. alternatives What are the constitutional qualifications to serve as federal judge? traditional criteria? What are the criteria for selecting Supreme Court justices? What do presidents consider when choosing a nominee? Is the Supreme Court demographically representative of American public? [compare to Congress and executive branch] CHECK BOX: Presidential appointees by gender & race: Democratic presidents vs. Republican presidents
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