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FEDERAL LITIGATION Of United states of America Presented by Sadanand Naik Legal Assistant Cerebra Integrated Technologies ...
COURT AND ITS KINDS <ul><li>COURT IS AN ADJUDICATER OF DISPUTES </li></ul><ul><li>Two kinds of federal courts </li></ul><u...
FEDERAL AND STATE COURT DISTICTION <ul><li>FEDERAL COURTS </li></ul><ul><li>Established under US Constitution </li></ul><u...
HIERARCHY OF FEDERAL COURTS <ul><li>US SUPREME COURT </li></ul><ul><li>US COURT OF APPEALS </li></ul><ul><li>US DISTRICT C...
JURISDICTION OF FEDERAL COURT <ul><li>US IS A PARTY IN A CASE </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTION JURISDICION i.e.cases involving u...
PROCEDURES APPLIED <ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE </li></u...
HOW THE PROCEEDINGS TAKES PLACE <ul><li>Starting the case </li></ul><ul><li>PLEADINGS </li></ul><ul><li>Pretrial Activity ...
PLEADINGS <ul><li>COMPLAINT BY PLAINTIFF </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER BY DEFENDANT </li></ul><ul><li>MOTIONS </li></ul>
OPENING STATEMENT <ul><li>LAWYER OF BOTH THE SIDES </li></ul><ul><li>OVERVIEW OF EVIDENCE </li></ul>
PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE <ul><li>Plaintiff evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Defense evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence two kind...
CLOSING ARGUEMENTS <ul><li>BY THE PLAINTIFF AND DEFENDANT ‘S  </li></ul><ul><li>LAWYER </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT ARE THE ISSU...
Instructions and standard of proof <ul><li>INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY BY JUDGE </li></ul><ul><li>PREPONDERENCE OF EVIDENCE </li>...
Deliberations and verdict <ul><li>JURY ROOM </li></ul><ul><li>DISCUSSION OF EVIDENCE </li></ul>
JUDGEMENT <ul><li>IS A OUTCOME OF A  </li></ul><ul><li>TRIAL OR RESULT OF  </li></ul><ul><li>THE CASE </li></ul>
RIGHT O APPEAL <ul><li>LOSING PARTY </li></ul><ul><li>GROUNDS DISTRICT JUDGE ERROR </li></ul><ul><li>IMPROPER EVIDENCE ADM...
How Cases Move Through Federal Courts   Appeals <ul><li>ASSIGNMENT OF JUDGES </li></ul><ul><li>ALTERNATE DESPUTE RESOLUTIO...
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  1. 1. FEDERAL LITIGATION Of United states of America Presented by Sadanand Naik Legal Assistant Cerebra Integrated Technologies Ltd Bangalore, India
  2. 2. COURT AND ITS KINDS <ul><li>COURT IS AN ADJUDICATER OF DISPUTES </li></ul><ul><li>Two kinds of federal courts </li></ul><ul><li>The trial court i.e. District courts </li></ul><ul><li>The appellate court i.e. the circuit courts and </li></ul><ul><li>the supreme court </li></ul><ul><li>Two kinds of courts in the country </li></ul><ul><li>Federal courts and </li></ul><ul><li>State courts </li></ul>
  3. 3. FEDERAL AND STATE COURT DISTICTION <ul><li>FEDERAL COURTS </li></ul><ul><li>Established under US Constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Disputes involving the constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Laws passed by congress </li></ul><ul><li>STATE COURTS </li></ul><ul><li>Established by state </li></ul><ul><li>Disputes involving state constitution </li></ul><ul><li>Laws passed by state </li></ul>
  4. 4. HIERARCHY OF FEDERAL COURTS <ul><li>US SUPREME COURT </li></ul><ul><li>US COURT OF APPEALS </li></ul><ul><li>US DISTRICT COURTS </li></ul>
  5. 5. JURISDICTION OF FEDERAL COURT <ul><li>US IS A PARTY IN A CASE </li></ul><ul><li>QUESTION JURISDICION i.e.cases involving us constitution and federal laws. </li></ul><ul><li>DIVERSITY JURISDICTION i.e. citizens of different state amount above $ 75,000. </li></ul>
  6. 6. PROCEDURES APPLIED <ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF APPEALS PROCEDURE </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF BANKRUPTCY PROCEDURE. </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL RULES OF EVIDENCE. </li></ul>
  7. 7. HOW THE PROCEEDINGS TAKES PLACE <ul><li>Starting the case </li></ul><ul><li>PLEADINGS </li></ul><ul><li>Pretrial Activity </li></ul><ul><li>PRETRIAL CONFERENCES </li></ul><ul><li>DISCOVERY </li></ul><ul><li>MOTIONS </li></ul><ul><li>SETTLEMENTEFFORTS & ADR </li></ul><ul><li>Trial </li></ul><ul><li>JURY TRIAL BENCH TRIAL </li></ul><ul><li>JURY SELECTION </li></ul><ul><li>OPENING STATEMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE </li></ul><ul><li>EVIDENCE RULINGS </li></ul><ul><li>CLOSING ARGUMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>INSTRUCTION&STANDARD OF PROOF </li></ul><ul><li>DELIBERATION AND VERDICT </li></ul><ul><li>Post trial </li></ul><ul><li>JUDGEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT OF APPEAL </li></ul>
  8. 8. PLEADINGS <ul><li>COMPLAINT BY PLAINTIFF </li></ul><ul><li>ANSWER BY DEFENDANT </li></ul><ul><li>MOTIONS </li></ul>
  9. 9. OPENING STATEMENT <ul><li>LAWYER OF BOTH THE SIDES </li></ul><ul><li>OVERVIEW OF EVIDENCE </li></ul>
  10. 10. PRESENTATION OF EVIDENCE <ul><li>Plaintiff evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Defense evidence </li></ul><ul><li>Evidence two kinds. </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICAL EVIDENCE e.g. documents, </li></ul><ul><li>photographs, objects( exhibits) </li></ul><ul><li>TESTIMONY WITNESSES </li></ul><ul><li>Direct Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Cross Examination </li></ul><ul><li>Redirect examination </li></ul><ul><li>Recross Examination </li></ul>
  11. 11. CLOSING ARGUEMENTS <ul><li>BY THE PLAINTIFF AND DEFENDANT ‘S </li></ul><ul><li>LAWYER </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT ARE THE ISSUES </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT ARE PROVED AND </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT NOT </li></ul><ul><li>LAW AND PRECEDENTS </li></ul>
  12. 12. Instructions and standard of proof <ul><li>INSTRUCTIONS TO JURY BY JUDGE </li></ul><ul><li>PREPONDERENCE OF EVIDENCE </li></ul><ul><li>HOW TO APPLY LAW </li></ul>
  13. 13. Deliberations and verdict <ul><li>JURY ROOM </li></ul><ul><li>DISCUSSION OF EVIDENCE </li></ul>
  14. 14. JUDGEMENT <ul><li>IS A OUTCOME OF A </li></ul><ul><li>TRIAL OR RESULT OF </li></ul><ul><li>THE CASE </li></ul>
  15. 15. RIGHT O APPEAL <ul><li>LOSING PARTY </li></ul><ul><li>GROUNDS DISTRICT JUDGE ERROR </li></ul><ul><li>IMPROPER EVIDENCE ADMI </li></ul><ul><li>WRONG INTERPERETATION OF LAW </li></ul>
  16. 16. How Cases Move Through Federal Courts Appeals <ul><li>ASSIGNMENT OF JUDGES </li></ul><ul><li>ALTERNATE DESPUTE RESOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>REVIEW OF LOWER COURT DECISION </li></ul><ul><li>ORAL ARGUMENT </li></ul><ul><li>DECISION </li></ul><ul><li>APPEAL TO SUPREME COURT </li></ul><ul><li>Reference </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.fjc.gov/federal/courts.nsf/autoframe?OpenForm&nav =menu4a&page=/federal/courts.nsf/page/F9A7B67E8B890BE1852568240069786A?opendocument </li></ul>
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