The U.S. Court System: Intro to Criminal Justice Lesson Plans Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the case of a tree falling on a neighbor's house, which court would hear the case first?

Question 2 2. The Everyday Umbrella Company has dedicated salespeople who work in the State of Oregon. However, the Everyday Umbrella Company does not pay state unemployment or income taxes because they are headquartered in New York. Which two factors will the State of Oregon have to prove to establish jurisdiction in Oregon over Everyday Umbrella?

Question 3 3. Why would a plaintiff or state use in rem jurisdiction?

Question 4 4. Appellate courts have _____.

Question 5 5. What does the long arm statute refer to?

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Question 6 6. Conglom Incorporated has their headquarters in Florida and has salespeople sell their products from their homes in California. The state of California sues the company for unpaid taxes. Which type of jurisdiction applies to this scenario?

Question 7 7. In the Intermediate Court of Appeals, an appellant or appellee _____.

Question 8 8. What is used in in rem jurisdiction to determine a relationship between the defendants and the state?

Question 9 9. A Writ of Certiorari is:

Question 10 10. What is a characteristic of cases heard by the Supreme Court?

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Question 11 11. The state supreme court is also known as _____.

Question 12 12. Appellate jurisdiction involves:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is a responsibility of the judge?

Question 14 14. The U.S. Supreme Court hears cases:

Question 15 15. Which of the following has been a prominent debate in the development of the court system?

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Question 16 16. How do witnesses differ from the other courtroom participants?

Question 17 17. Which of the following determined the specific structure of the federal courts system, including the Supreme Court, and the number of chief justices, circuit courts, and district courts?

Question 18 18. Which step is part of a criminal trial?

Question 19 19. Maria was denied acceptance into a country club. She was told that it was because of her national origin. Based on jurisdiction, where should Maria file her case?

Question 20 20. What must the government prove in regards to the minimum contact rule?

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Question 21 21. Two parties from different states are involved in a car accident in the resident state of one of the parties. Which type of jurisdiction is used to control property?

Question 22 22. A juror is an example of which type of courtroom participant?

Question 23 23. Why was Article III important in the development of the court system?

Question 24 24. If two states are in dispute about an issue, where would the case be heard?

Question 25 25. Before a court can hear a case, personal jurisdiction must be established. Personal jurisdiction is applied to which of the following elements in a case?

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Question 26 26. What happens if the plaintiff is unsatisfied with the decision at the U.S. Supreme Court?

Question 27 27. What is one of the ways venue is established in state courts?

Question 28 28. How are the federal court system and the state court system similar?

Question 29 29. How is venue decided in real estate cases?

Question 30 30. Melanie wants to file a divorce against Jack. They both live in the state of Hawaii. What criteria has to be met in order for them to go through with the divorce?

The U.S. Court System: Intro to Criminal Justice Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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