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Unformatted text preview: Employment Law 9/9 Court Systems - 1 st Level Federal U. S Supreme Court is highest Court in Federal System 9 people as justices. They do it by majority decision. They serve a life time 5 majority 4 dissent *- It is possible to be a tie decision it would stay the same as the lower level if it is a tie in the Supreme Court. 2 nd Level Courts of Appeal (divided geographically) (panel of judges 3) 3 rd Level District Court (panel of 1 judge) “Trial Court”- If you appeal at district court you go up the ladder to courts of Appeal then to Supreme Court.- When you go up the higher courts you do not have a trial, they look over everything so theres no missed spots and everything is recorded called the pellet review- Brief lawyers prepare it and research get the record from the trial- Brief goes to the judges 3 and speak and make a decision Certiorai- Latin – Permission Death penalty must go to Supreme Court NJ State Court System 1 st Level- NJ Supreme Court (panel of 7) – appointed by governor (term of life but must retire at...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course LAW 140 taught by Professor Cooney during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.
- Fall '10