Each term, the court publishes about 5,000 pages, included majority, concurring,dissenting opinions and orders. (Transformative of tracking the consistency of the case.)Receive about 80-90 cases, they immediately dispose 50-60 cases w/o plenary reviewSome opinions are revised more than a dozen times prior to publicationOther Federal CourtsoA number of special courts established by Congress completes the federal courtsystem. These lower level courts include:oTerritorial courts: U.S. overseas possessions, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,and the trust territory of the Northern Mariana Islands use territorial courts. Theyreplaced district courts for matters involving federal law.oCourts of the District of Columbia:Because of its unique legal position, theDistrict of Columbia has its own District level federal courts.oCourt of Military Appeals:Armed Forces personnel who violate military law mustbe tried by a military Court.oTax Court:A panel of 19 judges, appointed by the President, serves as a court oflast appeal in tax cases.oClaims court: The United States established claim courts in 1982 to hear certainclaims against the United States. Tort law: To receive some sort of address that they have been wronged.Injunction: can cause a person to stop doing a particular action such as a court order.Lesson of the day:Don’t buy coffee from McDonalds :) (Liebeck Case)Product Liability Claim: Company is responsible for affects of product soldPunitive Damages:When the Company knows what they did is wrong, and is going tomake them pay for their horrible decisions made for not taking action on this issue 2. How does the system of state courts operate?
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