Court

6.1 Mastery Assignment

What the Court Does and what is its main goal

The court settles civil disputes between private parties, private party and the government, or the United States and a state or local government. The main goal is equal justice under the law.

Levels of the court

*District court - where trials are held and where lawsuits are begun
*Appeals Court- reviews decisions made in the District Court
*Supreme Court- reviews decisions made by both district and appeals court

People and Produces in Court

People:
judges
attorney
jury
Marshall
Produces:
jurisdiction
remand
opinion
precedent
life terms