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Understanding American Politics and Government

Political Science

Quiz 15 :
The Federal Court System

Quiz 15 :
The Federal Court System

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Which Article of the Constitution created the federal judiciary?
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A

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Which of the following does Article III establish?
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B

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The __________ Act of 1789 established the basic three-tiered structure of the federal court system.
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E

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How many justices currently serve on the Supreme Court?
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In which of the following cases did the Supreme Court first claim the right of judicial review?
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In which court do cases generally begin?
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When a case is granted review before the Supreme Court,the parties submit written __________ presenting their arguments.
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A writ of __________ is a request submitted to the U.S.Supreme Court to review a lower court decision.
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For a case to be heard in the Supreme Court,a minimum of how many justices must vote to hear the case?
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Following oral arguments,the justices gather for a __________,during which they discuss the case and cast preliminary votes.
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How many tiers does the federal judiciary have?
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Which type of case concerns the violation of the legal rights of one individual toward another?
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In a __________ bargain,both parties agree to a specified crime and punishment.
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Law made by judges when no legislation currently exists is which type of law?
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Which of the following represents the federal government in the Supreme Court?
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Which of the following nominates U.S.federal judges?
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In Citizen's United v.Federal Election Commission,the Supreme Court struck down limits on which type of funding by corporations,nonprofits,and labor unions?
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Which of the following indicates the right of the Supreme Court to be the first to hear a case rather than simply review the decision of a lower court?
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What is the name given to the power of the courts to interpret,and overturn,the actions of the executive and legislative branches?
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Which of the following brings the case before the court in civil cases?
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