Judicial Branch USA
In legal proceedings, lower courts tend to have original jurisdiction, this means...
they are only allowed to hear felony cases
they are only allowed to hear misdemeanor cases
they have the right to hear a case for the first time
they have the right to hear a case after it has already been tried in an appellate court
President Trump's presentation of the State of the Union Address is an example of how the president
campaigns directly to the people
approves or vetoes legislation
appoints officials to carry out the law
proposes legislation to Congress
What happens to a bill after it is introduced?
Signed by the President
Voted on by the full house of Congress
Sent to the other house for debate
Sent to a committee
How long is the term for a Supreme Court Justice?
Who gets to fillibuster a bill?
House of Representatives
Which of the following choices is the correct structure of the U.S. Court System?
Which United States court has limited original and mostly appellate jurisdiction?
Court of Appeals
A person accused of a felony would need to appear in which court?
Federal Courts where trials are held and lawsuits begin.
The People's Court
What check does the Executive branch have over the Judicial Branch
to appoint federal judges and justices
to veto a bill
to approve appointments
to approve appointments of judges
There are 10 questions to complete.