Law and Society Study Set 1

Sociology

Quiz 3 :

The Structure and Function of Courts, Legislatures, and Administrative Agencies

Quiz 3 :

The Structure and Function of Courts, Legislatures, and Administrative Agencies

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Identify which of the following refers to asking what the creators of the law intended at the time that the law or constitutional provision was drafted.
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C

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The U.S. Supreme Court has original jurisdiction over ______.
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B

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Identify which of the following is NOT an adequate definition of a system used to select state court judges.
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A

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Identify the primary function of administrative agencies that deals with developing rules and regulations to be followed by individuals and institutions that fall within their jurisdiction.
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Identify which of the following is NOT an opinion of the U.S. Supreme Court.
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Identify which of the following is NOT a federal court.
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Identify which of the following refers to viewing the Constitution as needing interpretation to meet contemporary needs of society.
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Identify which of the following refers to the reliance on precedent.
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Candidates for judges run for election without party identification. This is referred to as ______.
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A number of agencies are authorized by law to adjudicate disputes. The primary function of these agencies concerns handling disputes and is focused on employment discrimination and occupational health ______.
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Identify from the following, which term refers to looking at the words of a statute or constitutional provision and not analyzing the intent of the drafters.
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Identify which of the following attempt to influence lawmakers to support laws that they favor.
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The governor selecting court judges qualified by a nonpartisan commission is referred to as ______.
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The right to determine the meaning of the Constitution and to evaluate whether acts of Congress and the president were authorized by the Constitution is called ______.
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Identify which of the following highlights issues and influences public opinion.
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Identify from below, the best definition of an adjudication.
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The governor selecting and having legislature approve judges is referred to as ______.
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Identify the number of states that have an appellate court below the state supreme court.
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Identify which one of the primary branches of the UN has the responsibility to deal with issues of economic development, the environment, population, and human rights.
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The term trial de novo refers to ______.
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