Federal Court System
Module Six Lesson One
US District Courts
Hears both civil and criminal cases
Must take all cases
Where all lawsuits are started
US Courts of Appeal
Review the decisions of the lower courts.
Determines if errors of law were made in lower court decisions
US Supreme Court
Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court: Original and Appeal Jurisdiction
Final judge of all cases involving the law
Responsible for interpreting the laws of the Constitution
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