Lecture Notes for POS 2041 - U.S. Government with Crosby at Valencia Comm College (VCC)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Class:POS 2041 - U.S. Government
Subject:POS: Politcal Science
University:Valencia Community College
  • Judicial Activism
  • Plurality Opinion
  • Opinion of the Court
  • Judicial Restraint
  • Concurring Opinion
  • Dual Court System
  • Procedural Law
  • Living Constitution
  • Legislative Branch
  • Majority Opinion
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Chapter Fourteen Study Guide Concepts you will need to know and be prepared to discuss: - The role of and types of jurisdiction in the US judicial system - The foundation and role of judicial review in the US judicial system - Reasons for the selection of a case to the Supreme Court of the United States - The process of deciding a case at the Supreme Court of the United States - Opinions of a court (differences/impact) - The role of the writ of certiorari in the US judicial system - The role of precedent in the US judicial system and its relationship to opinions - Judicial activism and judicial restraint - Differences between district courts and courts of appeal - Why the US judicial system is called a dual court system - Differences between state courts and federal courts - How one becomes a federal court judge - Term of office for federal court judges - How many justices sit on the Supreme Court of the United States - Differences between the facts of a case and the laws of a case - Differen...

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