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Civics chapter 12 and 13

  1. 1. Civics Chapter 12 and 13 Name__________________________________ Date___________ Block__________Chapter 12 - Section 1 pg. 282 1. What article of the Constitution established a national Supreme Court? _____________________________________________________ 2. What are the 3 levels of the Federal Court System? ____________________________________________________ 3. What is a suit?______________________________________________ 4. What is jurisdiction?__________________________________________ 5. Name the 8 areas that Federal Courts have jurisdiction.________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ _________________________________________________________________ __ 6. What is concurrent jurisdiction?________________________________________Section 2 pg. 285 7. What are the only Federal Courts in which jury trials are held?_______________ 8. What Judicial Circuit is Kansas in?_____________________________________ 9. How are district judges chosen?________________________________________ 10. What is a magistrate’s job?____________________________________________ 11. What does a Marshall do?_____________________________________________ 12. How many judges does an appeals court have? How long are they appointed to serve?____________________________________________________________ 13. What are the 3 rulings an appeals court judge panel can make? ____________________________________________________________Section 3 pg. 291 14. What is judicial review?____________________________________________
  2. 2. ___________________________________________________________________ 15. Who appointed the 1st woman to the Supreme Court? What’s her name? ___________________________________________________________ 16. Who was the 1st African American appointed to the Supreme Court? __________________When?__________ By who?__________________ 17. Who was the only person to become a chief justice after serving as President of the US?_____________________________________________Section 4 pg. 297 18. What is a brief?____________________________________________________ 19. What is a writ of certiorari?___________________________________________ 20. What is the difference between a concurring and dissenting opinion?___________ ____________________________________________________________________ _Chapter 13 - Section 4 pg 323 21. What is the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony?_________________ ____________________________________________________________________ _ 22. What are 3 types of higher state courts?__________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ _ 23. When are the decisions of State Supreme Courts final?______________________ ____________________________________________________________________ _ 24. What is a plea bargain?______________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________ __

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