Mod 6 Lesson 1
Federal courts where trials are held and Lawsuit start.
Authority to hear a case for the first time.
The federal court that reviews decisions made in the district courts.
The authority to hear a case appealed from a lower court
A geographic area of a US court of appeals.
13th Appeals Court
The court of Appeals for the federal circuit with nation wide jurisdiction
Send back the lower court to be tried again
Opinion explains legal thinking behind courts decisions in the case
explains legal thinking behind courts decisions in the case
Model for other judges to follow in the making their own decisions on similar cases
When someone can hold office for as long as they want
Decide whether accused be held in jail or released in bail
Government lawyer who protects people accused of breaking federal laws.
makes arrests, collects fines, taxes etc