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Created Date 03.28.19
Last Updated 03.28.19
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  • A court's authority to hear and decide a case
  • This is an example of a judge or court's workload of cases in a period of time
  • One of the parties involved in a lawsuit
  • A written document explaining the position of one side or the other in a case.
  • the right to hold an office once a person is confirmed
  • An order a higher court issues to a lower court to obtain the records of the lower court in a particular case
  • a ruling that is used as the basis for a judicial decision in a later, similar case
  • a court system made up of both federal and state courts
  • the authority of both federal and state courts to hear and decide cases
  • The authority of a court to hear a case appealed from a lower court
  • court's calendar, showing the schedule of cases to be heard
  • the authority of a court to hear a case for the first time
  • If the Supreme Court agrees and the law is abolished (taken away) what did the Supreme Court do to the law? (To cancel legally)
  • An order that requires a person to appear in court
  • An official decision by a judge or a court that settles a case and may also establish the meaning of a law.
  • the Supreme Court to say whether any federal state, or local law or government action goes against the Constitution
  • A statement written by a justice who votes with the majority, but for differing reasons than the others
  • A statement written by a justice who disagrees with the majority decision, presenting his or her own opinions
  • Apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court
  • A detailed explanation of the legal thinking behind a court's decision in a case
  • A Supreme Court ruling on a case in which all justices agree on the ruling
  • The authority of only federal courts to hear and decide a case
  • In accordance with the constitution
  • In order to become a naturalized citizen, there is a process which must be followed. Which of the following IS NOT a requirement to become a U.S. citizen?