Federal Question Jurisdiction: Definition & Examples


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Federal question, for purposes of federal court jurisdiction means:

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1. Federal preemption is:

2. Concurrent jurisdiction is:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the quiz/worksheet combo, see how familiar you are with federal question jurisdiction. The meaning of federal question and federal preemption are topics on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Complete these materials to check your understanding of:

  • The meaning of concurrent jurisdiction
  • Three types of jurisdiction that must exist before any court can hear a case
  • Definition of federal preemption
  • Meaning of federal question

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main topics, such as federal question and federal preemption
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on federal question jurisdiction
  • Information recall - access the details you picked up regarding the law that applies when the controversy involves over $75,000 and both parties are from different states

Additional Learning

See what more you can review by using the lesson named Federal Question Jurisdiction: Definition & Examples. This lesson allows you to complete the following objectives:

  • Determine when a person would want to file a case in federal court
  • Compare and contrast the different types of jurisdiction
  • Identify the advantages of filing a case in state court