Full Discussion Board Unit 3

Full Discussion Board Unit 3 - Topics The Courts in Your...

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Topics The Courts in Your State Who has Jurisdiction? The Courts in Your State In your own words, describe the difference between state limited-jurisdiction courts and general- jurisdiction courts. Tell us what state you live in and provide an example of each type of court from your State Court system. Respond Expand All Collapse All Print View »Show Options »Hide Options Select: All None Unread Read Inverse Mark selected as: Read Unread View Selected View All Responses Response Author Date/Time* Discussion Intro Prof Kroh 11/22/2011 4:58:37 PM Class, This is an interesting discussion because we will be able to see all examples of many different state courts! You will begin to see how several states are very similar and how there are some of those states that seem to have their own of unique court system. Every state has its own website, so just Google your state and you should quickly find a description of your state's court system. Don't forget there are two discussion questions this week. Be sure to post on both! Pam Respond Courts Prof Kroh 11/23/2011 11:39:30 AM
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Class, It can seem overwhelming at first when we look at state court systems, however, as you can imagine, knowledge of your court system is imperative in this profession. Also, once you gain experience working with the courts, you will become extremely familiar with jurisdiction and the different types of courts where lawsuits can be filed. You will even get to know those who work in your court system quite well if you frequently file there! Pam Respond Discussion Questions John Mathis 11/24/2011 9:08:50 PM In live in Wisconsin. Wisconsin has 252 municipal courts which are limited-jurisdiction courts examples are Coulee Region Joint Municipal Court and City of La Crosse Municipal Court. There are 241 circuit courts in Wisconsin for example the Dunn County Circuit Court. Circuit Courts are general-jurisdiction courts. The Court of Appeals is the state's intermediate appellate court. Wisconsin has four Courts of Appeals with sixteen judges (for example, District I Court of Appeals is the Court of Appeals for Milwaukee County). The highest court in Wisconsin is the Wisconsin Supreme Court. Respond RE: Discussion Questions Jennifer Gadegbeku 12/6/2011 8:50:38 PM Good information i didnt even realize that WI was big enough to have so many courts.
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Respond RE: Discussion Questions Prof Kroh 11/25/2011 6:25:40 PM John, Thank you for sharing information on the Wisconsin court system. How about judges? How many are on each court and do you know how they are elected/placed and how long their terms are? Pam Respond RE: Discussion Questions John Mathis 11/26/2011 4:32:26 AM Professor Kroh, Thank you for your response. Wisconsin municipal courts have 254 judges who are elected. In addition to being a qualified
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