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Unformatted text preview: were assigned to them. 4. Also a category of specialized courts (ex: U.S. tax court, U.S. claims court) State Court Systems: (3 layers) 1. State Supreme Court- this is the highest court on matters of state law. It deals only with questions of law, not questions of fact. 2. Appelate courts- they only rule on questions of law. Appeals court. 3. District courts- these are trial courts. Questions of fact and law are ruled upon in these courts. Jury does not rule on questions of law but they rule on questions of fact. 4. Also a category of lowest courts called courts of limited jurisdiction (ex: justices of the peace, probate courts, domestic-relations courts)....
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course BLAW 1310 taught by Professor Hale during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
- Fall '11
- Business Law