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Courts Notes Quiz

Matching
 
 
IDENTIFYING KEY TERMS
Match each item with the correct statement below. You will use all of the terms once.
a.
exclusive jurisdiction
b.
concurrent jurisdiction
c.
original jurisdiction
d.
plaintiff
e.
defendant
 

 1. 

one who initiates a lawsuit
 

 2. 

the party against whom a case is brought
 

 3. 

cases that can only be heard in federal court
 

 4. 

court in which a case is first heard has this:
 

 5. 

cases that can be heard either in federal or State courts
 
 
IDENTIFYING KEY TERMS
Match each item with the correct statement below. You will use all of the terms. One term will be used more than once.
a.
writ of certiorari
b.
dissenting opinion
c.
concurring opinion
d.
majority opinion
e.
precedents
 

 6. 

an opinion written to make a point that was not made in the Opinion of the Court
 

 7. 

examples to be followed in similar cases as they arise in the lower courts or reach the Supreme Court
 

 8. 

the Opinion of the Court
 

 9. 

an opinion disagreeing with the Opinion of the Court
 

 10. 

an order made by the Supreme Court to a lower court requesting the records of a particular trial for its review
 



 
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