Mort Law Chapter 2

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Mort Law Chapter 2
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  1. trial court
    court that hears and tries a case for the first time
  2. court that reviews decisions of lower courts
    appelate court
  3. what is a special federal court
    • 1. limited subject matter
    • 2.
  4. federal district court
    • 1. federal crimes
    • 2. primary federal court
    • 3. different states and 75k
  5. federal courts of appeals
    • 1. patent and claim cases
    • 2. appeals from federal district courts
  6. list the state courts from lowest to highest.
    • 1. inferior courts
    • 2. court of original jurisdiction
    • 3. appelate courts
    • 4. special courts
  7. what is an aka for summons
    process
  8. what is a probate court?
    courts with jurisdiction over estates.
  9. chief officer of the court.
    judge
  10. justice of the peace
    chief officer of an inferior court
  11. court officer overseeing disposition of a case
    Trial justice
  12. chief officer of an inferior court
    Magistrate
  13. court of record's executive officer
    Sheriff
  14. executive officer of a federal court
    Marshal
  15. Attorney (lawyer)
    person licensed to represent others in court
  16. an answer is also known as
    motion
  17. charging a person with a crime and asking for that person's plea
    Arraignment
  18. summons or process
    notice of suit
  19. discovery consisting of an oral examination of a party or witnes outsie of court.
    deposition
  20. t/f. there is only one court system in the us, and this system includes both the federal and state courts.
    false
  21. T/f. in general appellate courts can conduct trials of most cases and review lower court decisions.
    false
  22. t/f. in a jury trial the jury resolves questions of both fact and law
    false
  23. in a typical state court system, which answer would be correct
    bruce is suing a manufacturer for 60k for breach of contract under state law. a state court of original jurisdiction would have jurisdiction to ry this case for the first time.

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