Review of Federal Court System !
Unit Six Lesson 1 Mastery Assignment
The two types of Jurisdiction
Appellate Jurisdiction: the authority to hear a case appealed from a lower court.
Original Jurisdiction: the authority to hear a case for the first time.
Three Main Figures Involved Within the Court System
Makes arrests, collects fines, takes convicted people to prison
They decide whether the accused should be held in jail or released on bail
A government lawyer who prosecutes people accused of breaking Federal Law