In the U.S.Supreme Court,if a majority of the justices agree as to the outcome of a case but not as to the reasoning for reaching the outcome,it is a ________ decision.
In the U.S.Supreme Court,if all the justices voting agree as to the outcome and reasoning used to decide a case,it is a ________ decision.
Mary has already won her case at the U.S.Court of Appeals.When the case is reviewed by the Supreme Court,only eight judges are present.Four of the judges vote for Mary while the other four vote against her.Which if the following will be the result of this case?
A)The case will be sent to the U.S.Court of Appeals for a review.
B)Mary will win the case as she had already won at the U.S.Court of Appeals.
C)The case will be reviewed again by the U.S.Supreme Court when all the judges are present.
D)Mary will win and the case will set a precedent for later cases.
Which of the following is true about a plurality decision of the Supreme Court?
A)It settles the case but does not set the precedent for later cases.
B)It affirms the decision of the lower court.
C)It settles the case and sets the precedent for later cases.
D)It causes the case to be reviewed again at later date.