Criminal Justice Practice

Criminal Justice

Quiz 9 :

Court Organization: Structure, Functions, and the Trial Process

Quiz 9 :

Court Organization: Structure, Functions, and the Trial Process

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What is a court's legal authority to hear and decide a particular type of case called?
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How many Supreme Court justices are there?
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What is the court that serves as an intermediate court between the U.S.District Court and the U.S.Supreme Court?
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One characteristic of our adversarial court system is the use of ______ to test evidence.
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What term describes a legal system in which there is a contest between two opposing sides?
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At ______ level of court, a trial for a nonfelony case can be held.
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What does it mean that a prisoner's petition to the court has standing?
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There are ______ district courts.
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Which courts stand between trial courts and courts of last resort?
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There is one ______ in each district.
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At which level of court would a murder trial be held?
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Which of the following is described as the workhorse of the federal judiciary?
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Which is the highest court in the nation?
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For how long do district judges serve?
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The more serious criminal violations are heard in which type of trial courts?
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Who nominates district judges?
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Why are the courts so frequently asked to deal with controversial public policy issues?
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The United States has a ______ court system, which includes both a state and federal court system.
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In Tehan v.U.S.ex rel.Shott (1966), the U.S.Supreme Court said the purpose of a trial was to ______.
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What is the four-tiered federal system that includes supreme courts, circuit courts of appeal, district courts, and magistrate courts?
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