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judicial branch tes

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court that hears a case on appeal from a lower court Appellate jurisdiction
examples to be followed in similar cases as they arise in lower courts or reach the Supreme Court Precedents
an opinion disagreeing with the Opinion of the Court Dissenting opinion
the Opinion of the Court majority opinion
court in which a case is first heard has this original jurisdiction
cases that can be heard in either federal or State courts have this concurrent jurisdiction
to add or emphasize a point not made in the majority opinion concurring opinion
Special Courts are created by Congress
Judges of constitutional courts are appointed for life
The case of Marbury v. Madison, 1803, is a landmark case because it established Judicial Review
vast majority of cases that come to the Supreme Court come to it from State high courts and federal appellate courts
A courts caseload is known as the Docket
The Supreme Court issues a ______when a case relates to the interpretation of the law. Writ of certiorari
Hears only civil tax cases The Tax Court
District courts cover an assigned territory that is based primarily on Geographic region
The circuit courts were created to Relieve the Supreme Court of the burden of hearing most appeals
Created by: mcrippen