Card Set Information
a court's authority to judge a case
a court lower than the supreme court.
a case in which a defendant is tried for commiting an action declared by congress to be a federal crime
the power of court to review decisions from lower courts
a non criminal case involving 2 or more people business, and/or the gov.
the sharing by federal and state courts of the power to hear certain case.
the authorizing to be the 1st court to hear and judge a case.
in a court case, the person against who the complaint is filed.
a list of cases to be hear by a court.
in a court case, the person who files suit
the power of the federal courts to be the only courts to hear certain cases.
a written statement explaing a court's official decision.
the earlier judical decisions that becomes guides in making later judical decisions
a statement written by one or more justices who agree with a supreme court majority opinion.
a payment to satisfy a claim
writ of certiorari
an order by the supreme court directing a lower count to send a case's record for review
a court composed of military personnel for the trial of those accused of violating military low.
the process used to send a case to the supreme court when a lower court is not clear about the procedure or the rule of law that should apply in the case.
a court for the armed forces that is part of the judical branch but entirely separate from the military.
a statemen written by one or more justices who agree with a supreme court decisions to emphasize an idea or add a point to the majority opinion.