Project #24282 - anwer with short essays

 

you can find answers from  Judicial Process: Law, Courts, and Politics in the United States by David W. Neubauer and Stephen S. Meinhold, Sixth Edition (2013)

answer the following questions and key terms with short essay each

 

  • key terms;

Procedural Law

 

Due Process of Law

 

Damages: Compensatory and Punitive

 

Doctrines of Access

 

Jurisdiction: Limited and General

 

Trial Court

 

Appellate Court

 

Constitutional Courts

 

Legislative Courts

 

Juvenile Courts 

 

En banc

 

Parens Patria

 

In re Gault

 

Criminal and Civil Cases

 

Appellate Court Procedures: Civil

 

And Criminal

 

   Habeas Corpus

 

   Double Jeopardy

 

Original Jurisdiction

 

Appellate Jurisdiction

 

Article III of the Constitution 

 

Writ of Certiorari

 

In Forma Pauperis

 

Supreme Court Opinions

 

(majority, dissenting concurring)

 

Rule 10

 

Rule of Four

 

Amicus Curiae

 

Stare Decisis

 

Precedent

 

Discuss List – Supreme Court

 

Solicitor General

 

Pro Se

 

Felony

 

Misdemeanor

 

Substantive Law

 

QUESTIONS

 

  • Supreme Court

 

What are the criteria the Supreme Court uses to decide whether it will hear a case?  Include in your discussion the technical requirements that must be met.

 

Cases come before the Court in two main ways.  What are they?  Describe each.

 

What are the criteria used in selecting a Supreme Court Justice?

 

What are the steps in the confirmation process of an individual nominated to serve on the Supreme Court, beginning with the President’s initial nomination?

 

Why do Supreme Court nominees get such close scrutiny for Supreme Court appointments?  

 

How do interest groups influence the Supreme Court?

 

What is the value of oral argument for the Justices?

 

What factors influence the decisions of Supreme Court Justices?

 

How many cases are appealed to the Court each year under the Court’s original jurisdiction?

 

What are the unique duties of the Chief Justice?

 

What is the role of the law clerks?

 

 

 

  • Law and Legal Systems

 

 What are the major legal systems of the world (Common, Civil, Socialist, and Islamic) and how do they compare along the dimensions of a) sources of law; b) roles of judges, lawyers, and juries; and c) the degree of judicial independence.  

 

What are the differences between civil and criminal law suits?  How do the remedies differ for these two types of cases?

 

What is the difference between substantive and procedural law?

 

 

 

  • Federal Courts

 

 What are three organizational principles that help to describe how the federal courts are organized?   Explain each.

 

What are the three sources of law that lay out how federal courts function?  Describe the function of each and how each added to the United States court system.

 

What are the differences between Article I and Article III courts?

 

 

  • State Courts

 

 Describe the growth of the court system in the United States?

 

What are the four levels of state courts?

 

How do you know what cases go to limited jurisdiction courts and what one go to general jurisdiction courts?  What percentage of criminal court cases go to trial in general jurisdiction courts?  What percentage of civil cases?

 

What are the three classes of cases that come before the juvenile courts?  What standards are used in deciding the appropriate disposition of juvenile cases?

 

 

 

  •  Appellate Courts

 

What are the primary differences between trial and appellate courts?

 

What are the purposes of an appeal?  Under what conditions can a court decision be appealed?  What is the difference between mandatory and discretionary appellate jurisdiction?

 

What factors are important in deciding whether a case will be appealed?

 

Criminal appeals have increased very substantially since the 1960’s.  Why?  What are the key features of a criminal appeal?  What factors permit economically impoverished defendants to get an effective appellate review? 

 

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