Supplemental Jurisdiction: Statute & Examples


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The authority to hear a case is called:

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1. The authority of a court over a person is called:

2. The authority of a federal court to hear a claim that was added to a case over which the court already possessed jurisdiction is called:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Work through the quiz and worksheet, checking your knowledge of the concept known as supplemental jurisdiction. For the quiz, you need to know about terms regarding the authority to hear a case and the authority of a court over a person.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to find out how much you know about:

  • The meaning of diversity jurisdiction
  • Name for the right of a federal court to hear a case if it's based on the U.S Constitution or federal law
  • The authority of a court over a person
  • Authority to hear a case

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the authority of a federal court to hear claims added to cases where the court already possessed jurisdiction
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on supplemental jurisdiction
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of jurisdiction

Additional Learning

Keep learning about these legal terms and topics by accessing the lesson called Supplemental Jurisdiction: Statute & Examples. Some objectives you can complete include:

  • Compare and contrast state vs. federal jurisdiction
  • Define jurisdiction
  • Review laws pertaining to supplemental jurisdiction