Question 7 Marks: 1 District judges in Texas serve Choose one answer. a. for life. b. for a six-year elective term of office. c. for a four-year term, elected in a non-partisan election. d. for no more than three four-year elective terms (maximum service on the state district bench limited to no more than 12 years by state term limits). e. for four year elective terms of office, elected in partisan elections, no term limits. Question 8 Marks: 1 If a person is convicted of the death penalty in Texas, his conviction is automatically appealed to theChoose one answer.
Question 9 Marks: 1 In a civil trial in a state district court in Texas, how many jurors does it take to decide the outcome of the case?Choose one answer. Question 10 Marks: 1 Decision made by federal Courts of Appeals The state courts of Texas adjudicated what types of matters?Choose one answer. a. Matters of Texas law only b. Matters of federal law c. Matters of federal or Texas lawd. Criminal law matters only e. Civil law matters only Question 12 Marks: 1 County-Courts-at-Law in Texas are also known as statutory county courts because they are created by
Question 13 Marks: 1 County courts in Texas, both statutory and constitutional, handle what type of criminal cases?Choose one answer.
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