Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

Username is available taken
show password

Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how


Judicial Branch- Federal and Virginia Judicial System

Purpose of judicial branch Apply and interpret laws
Duty of district magistrate issue warrants and subpoenas
Appeals courts have ____ jury NO
Appeals courts decide The fairness of a trial
Who can remove justices from their position Congress through impeachment
This power allows the Supreme Court to declare a law or order unconstitutional Judicial review
Original jurisdiction Authority to hear cases for the first time
What happens when a law is declared unconstitutional? The law is cancelled
The first case that involved judicial review Marbury v. Madison
U.S. Constitution Supreme Law of the Land
Two cases with originial jurisdiction in Supreme Court State v.State or Diplomats
Written reason Supreme Court makes a decision Majority opinion
Duty of appellate courts review decisions of lower courts
What happens when there is a conflict between federal and state law Federal law rules!
Virginia Court that deals with misdemeanors and small civil claims General District Court
One protection for juveniles Keeping records private
What does the juvenile justice system try to avoid? Extended jail terms
Highest court to which Virginians can appeal Supreme Court of Virginia
Court that deals with felonies or large civil cases Circuit court
The one Virginia court that uses juries Circuit Court
How are Virginia courts established? Virginia Constitution
Main duty of state and federal Supreme Court determine constitutionality of acts, orders, and laws passed
Example of a criminal violation Felony
Civil cases deal with Everything that is not a crime
If a person does not agree with the verdict reached by a court, they can Appeal
What do plaintiffs in civil cases usually seek? Compensation (money)
Created by: ewhitehead
Popular Sports sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards