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Civicstee

Civics; Section 1-2 (Chapter 8 )

QuestionAnswer
How many judges serve in the district court ? One .
What is the other name for the district court ? Trial Court .
If you appeal a case, what court hears your case ? Court of Appeals or Appelate Court .
How many judges serve on the supreme court ? Nine .
If an appelate court sends a case back to a trial court , it has . . . Remanded the case .
Which court(s) does not have a jury ? Supreme Court & Appelate Court .
define the word Jurisdiction in one word . Authority .
which states does the state of Pennsylvania share a circuit with ? New Jersey & Delaware .
Write an example of a civil case . divorce .
Write an example of a criminal case . Murder , Rape , Robbery , Harrasment , Assault .
If you go to the court of appeals , how many judges will you see ? three .
True or False . The Supreme Court is a trial court . False .
True or False . When the court of appeals affirms a case , it sends it back to the district court . False .
How many district courts are in the United States ? Ninety - Four .
How many circuit courts are in the United Stated ? Tweleve .
True or False . Pennsylvania practices the death penalty . True .
True or False . Executing juveniles who have committed a serious crime is legal in the United States . False .
Who appoints federal judges ? The President & The Senate
True or False . The six students involved in harassing Phoebe Prince were charged as criminals . False .
Who is the plaintiff in the case Popov V. Hayashi ? Popov .
What id the decision at the end of a case ? Verdict .
Ture or False . All jurors must agree in order to reach a verdict . True .
The courtof appeals affirms a case or a case is appealed . Which comes first ? The case is appealed .
What is a hate crime ? A crime that targets someone specifically because of their race , Sexual orientation , gender , and/or religion .
Created by: Twhite829