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Test 3

What is the goal of Congress? Get Re-elected & gain influences
How Congress builds support while in office Mr. Moore says answer "all of the above"
Examples of problems Congressional committees try to prevent through audits police patrols and fire alarms
Whistleblower A type of protection provided for bureaucrats, they cannot be fired for telling the truth and exposing the government for waste or fraud.
How is the federal bureaucracy held accountable for its actions 1. committees can hold hearings & investigations into agency actions 2. Congress can threaten to cut an agency's budget 3. Congress has the power to reverse an agency rule by majority vote.
Goldberg Case Helped establish steps agencies need to go through to make laws
3 kinds of law 1. civil 2. criminal 3. administrative
civil law tort claims- the person knew or should have known - sueing
criminal law person(s) has done crime against society - there is always a penalty
administrative law courts reviewing agency actions
what does stare decisis mean? law is based on....The legal principle of determining points in litigation according to precedent
original jurisdiction the authority of a court to hear a case for the first time. most state and local courts as well as federal district courts have this.
appellate jurisdiction the authority of a court to hear appeals made after a case has been tried in a lower court. state appeals courts, state supreme courts, federal appellate courts, and the U.S. supreme court has this authority
True or False. Supreme Court has both original and appellate jurisdiction True
Writ of Certioriari Rule of the Supreme court decides whether to hear a case
Brief supreme court receives briefs from each side
concurring opinion written opinion by one or more judges of a court which agrees with the decision made by the majority of the court, but states different reasons as the basis for his or her decision
dissenting opinion explains and records the thinking of those justices who did not agree with the majority
majority opinion judicial opinion agreed to by more than half of the members of a court
habeas corpus fundamental safeguard of human rights, right to a speedy trial
levels of judicial state & local courts, state supreme courts, federal courts, us supreme courts
aspirationalism need to let constitution to fill societies evolution
attitudinists voet on totality of their life experiences; ideology
mechanical legal process, due process, static and does not change
factors that influence President's decision to appoint Supreme Court senatorial courtesy, litmus tests, ideology, partisanship, judicial experience, aba ratings, interest group lobbying efforts, diversity
rule of 60 invokes culture and and stop filibuster
judicial restraint
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