Federal Court System

By: Atavia Mallory

District Courts:

  • Have NO appellate jurisdiction
  • Original jurisdiction over most cases
  • Trails are held and lawsuits are begun

Courts of Appeal:

  • Have NO original jurisdiction
  • Strictly appellate
  • Reviews the decisions made in district courts

Supreme Court:

  • Appeals jurisdiction
  • Limited original jurisdiction over some cases
  • Final judge involving laws of Congress
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