Kari and Lillian,who Are Citizens of Mississippi,are Involved in a Case
Kari and Lillian,who are citizens of Mississippi,are involved in a case related to the adoption of their child.Over this case,Mississippi state courts have
A) concurrent jurisdiction with federal courts.
B) concurrent jurisdiction with other state courts.
C) exclusive jurisdiction.
D) no jurisdiction.
D'Antoni files a suit in a federal district court against Enya.D'Antoni loses the suit,appeals to the U.S.Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit,and loses again.D'Antoni asks the United States Supreme Court to hear the case.The Court is
A) not required to hear the case.
B) required to hear the case because D'Antoni lost in a federal court.
C) required to hear the case because D'Antoni lost in a lower court.
D) required to hear the case because it is an appeal.
Isabel and Josh engage in a business transaction that leads to a dispute.Isabel initiates a lawsuit against Josh by filing a complaint.The sheriff serves Josh with a summons.If Josh chooses to ignore it,
A) Isabel must file an amended complaint.
B) Isabel will have a judgment entered in her favor.
C) Josh must be served with a second summons.
D) Josh will have a judgment entered in his favor.
Ballpark Sportsfield,Inc.,files a suit against Concessions & Tailgate Services.The document that informs Concessions & Tailgate that it must file an answer within a specified time period is
A) the answer.
B) the complaint.
C) the writ of certiorari.
D) the summons.