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  • 1. Judicial Review and Warm-up-From the ConstitutionDirections: The student will answer the following questions:1. What law created the Supreme Court and the Federal Court System?Judiciary Act of 17892. How are Supreme Court Justices and Federal Court judges selected? How long istheir term of office? What is the original jurisdiction of the Supreme Court? (found inArt 3 of the Constitution)Supreme Court Justices and Federal Court Judges are appointed by President bynomination and the Senate then takes a vote. They serve for life. The originaljurisdiction is the Supreme Court has assumed that its original jurisdiction flows directlyfrom the Constitution and is therefore self-executing without further action by Congress.3. List and describe the organization of the Federal Court system and the jurisdiction ofeach of the Federal Courts. (original,exclusive and concurrent.)Federal Courts are divided into three sections: original, exclusive, and concurrent.Original is where it begins. Exclusive is which has the jurisdiction. Then concurrent iswhen both federal and state share.4. Give 2 specific examples of how the Federal Courts used its Jurisdiction in casesinvolving the following; Constitution, federal laws, disputes between states citizensfrom different states, federal government, foreign government and treaties.Tinker v. Des Moines and Gideon v. Wainwright5. What are the 3 ways the Federal Appeals courts may decide on an appeal. Describethe importance of the courts decision.Majority- 5 out of 9 justices agreeDissenting- 4 out of 9 justices agreeConcurring- 1 agrees with majority but for different reasons6. List and describe the duties of the US magistrates,US attorneys and US Marshalls.US Magistrates- The largest number of matters are felony preliminary proceedings,which include search and arrest warrants, summonses, initial appearances, preliminaryexaminations, arraignments, detention hearings, and bail reviews.US Attorneys- Prosecute for all offenses against the United StatesUS Marshals- Judicial security, transporting prisoners, fugitive investigations, prisonerservices, special missions and programs, asset forfeiture, witness security7. How are Supreme Court and federal Court judges chosen and how long is their term.Supreme Court Justices and Federal Court Judges are appointed by President bynomination and the Senate then takes a vote. They serve for life.Tara Pawlyk Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:03:02 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88
  • 2. 8. List and describe the background of Marbury vs Madison. Analyze the importance ofthe decision made.Marbury vs Madison was important because it established Judicial review. This is whatgave the supreme court power.9. List and describe all the steps (Use Gideon vs Wainwright) how a case reaches theSupreme Court.Starts at District Court, then sent to Appeals Court, next itʼs placed in front of SupremeCourt.10.Research a specific example on how the court gave a majority, concurring,dissentingand unanimous decision?Gideon vs Wainwright was a unanimous decision11. What are the influences that help the Supreme Court justices make their decisions?The ConstitutionTara Pawlyk Thursday, May 16, 2013 10:03:02 AM ET 04:0c:ce:d3:10:88