Court of Last Resort: Definition & Types


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'Court of Last Resort' can be characterized best as which of the following?

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1. Which of the following best represents an example of Court of Last Resort?

2. All of the following typifies a U.S. Supreme Court EXCEPT _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of the court of last resort with this interactive quiz and printable worksheet. You will need to understand what takes place in a court of last resort, among other facts.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on:

  • Possible actions related to a court of last resort in the U.S. legal system
  • An example of a court of last resort
  • Supreme Court procedures
  • Role and purpose of the Supreme Court

Skills Practiced

These assessments will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the role and purpose of the US Supreme Court
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about what the term 'court of last resort' refers to and an example of this type of court
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding legal actions that can be taken related to a court of last resort and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Enhance your understanding of the U.S. Judicial system with the lesson Court of Last Resort: Definition & Types. You can learn to:

  • Understand the purpose of the court of last resort
  • Determine the purpose of the Supreme Court
  • Identify the components of the Supreme Court