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The 11-5-2020 Summative

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What do judges do? Decide cases in a court of law.
Juries are in what court? District Courts.
What is the job of the Judicial Branch? To interpret the laws.
What is the job of the LB? To create laws.
What is the job of the Executive Branch? To carry out laws.
What is the lowest level of the federal courts? District Courts.
How many District Courts are there? 94.
How many Courts of Appeals are there? 13.
Which court is the highest court of the U.S.? The Supreme Court.
The job of the Courts of Appeals is to decide whether or not the law was used correctly in the trial court. True.
Appeals courts have three judges and no jury. True.
There are eight judges on the Supreme Court. False.
Judicial Review is: made by the Supreme Court if a law/legal action violates the Constitution.
Supreme Court justices are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate. True.
Who makes the decisions in Courts of Appeals? Three judges.
Each branch of government has it's own powers. True.
Each branch has checks on it from other branches that are meant to keep branches from becoming too powerful. True.
The Executive Branch checks the Legislative Branch by... Vetoing bills.
How can the Judicial Branch check the Legislative Branch? By declaring laws by the Legislative Branch unconstitutional.
Can the Legislative Branch remove the President from their position as a check? Yes.
Does the Legislative Branch have to approve the presidential appointments? Yes.
Can the Supreme Court declare executive order unconstitutional? Yes.
How can the Legislative Branch Check the Judicial Branch? They can impeach or remove judges.
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