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Unformatted text preview: 2. Jackson’s fault IV. Federal Court System A. Each state has at least one district court 1. 94 in all 2. Operate in original jurisdiction B. Appeal Court 1. 13 in nation 2. Federal judges have to be approved by president 3. Have to be affected of outcome of case to have standing C. Rite of Certiorari 1. Cert 2. Appeals court hear a case “to be searched” 3. All materials to be sent to court D. States attached to Statuary Law 1. Store-decisis a) Appeal to precedent E. Views of the law 1. Original a) Framers intent 2. Texturalism a) Do what the words say 3. Doctrinalism F. Judicial Attitudes 1. Attitudinal model a) Decisions on ideological, political views, the way they think the constitution should be 2. Strategic Behavior a) Judges are rational actors, not based on ideologies...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor Frinquelli during the Winter '07 term at Hofstra University.
- Winter '07