Module Six Lesson One mastery 1

by: Jackson Hicks

U.S. Marshall

the oldest federal law enforcement agency. they are responsible for protecting the Federal Judiciary and transporting federal prisoners .

U.S. Attorney

an attorney that acts under the direction of the attorney general and the law of his jurisdiction. they represent the federal government in civil and criminal cases.

Magistrate Judge

has jurisdiction over the matters that were assigned by statue. they serve a term of 8 years as a full time magistrate judge.

Life Terms

when someone can hold office for as long as they like.

precedent

a model for other judges to follow in marking their decisions on similar cases.

opinion

explains the thinking behind the decision of the case.

Remand

when the case is sent back to a lower court to be tried again.