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|The area of jurisdiction of a federal court of appeals
|A court's authority to hear and decide cases
|Authority of only federal courts to hear and decide cases
|Authority for both state and federal governments
|Federal court where trials are held and lawsuits are begun
|The authority to hear cases for the first time
|The authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower court
|To send a case back to a lower court to be tried again
|A detailed explanation of the legal thinking behind a principles court case
|A ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case.
|The power of the Supreme Court to say whether any federal, state, or local law or government action goes against the Constitution
|A struggle or disagreement
|A court's calendar, showing the schedule if cases it is to hear.
|A written document explaining the position of one side or the other in a case.
|A statement that presents the views of the majority of Supreme Court justices regarding a case
|The Supreme Court rules on a case in which all justices agree on the ruling
|A statement written by a justice who votes with the majority, but for different reasons
|A statement written by a justice who disagrees with the majority opinion, presenting his or her opinion
|The practice of using earlier judicial rulings as a basis for deciding cases.