SOC 205-WEEK 2 QUIZ 1

SOC 205-WEEK 2 QUIZ 1

Question 1
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Provided that there is a substantial federal question, appeals from the highest court in a state may be heard in the U.S. ______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 2
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which of the following types of cases would generally not be brought to federal court?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 3
0 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which of the following statements concerns judicial restraint?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 4
0 out of 2 points

 
 
 
When will a court in the United States accept a case?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 5
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The rule of four refers to the requirement that
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 6
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The U.S. Courts of Appeals do not have jurisdiction in
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 7
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Corpus juris is best defined as:
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 8
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is the primary source of law in the United States?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 9
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
In 1835, who observed that "there is hardly a political question in the United States which does not sooner or later turn into a judicial one."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 10
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What addresses the relationship that individuals and institutions have with the state as a sovereign entity.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 11
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which of the following functions of law best describes the reason for the creation of police departments, district attorneys' offices, and jails?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 12
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Which type of court consists of 85 percent of all courts in the United States?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 13
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
District, circuit, and superior are all names for what type of court?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 14
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The handling of criminal cases in state trial courts involves judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys. These members of the trial court organization are commonly referred to as the
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
Question 15
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The greatest number of cases entering the state court systems falls into which of the following case categories?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 16
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Drug courts are an example of problem-solving courts that draw on a concept known as
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 17
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
When presenting a case before the Supreme Court. approximately how long does each side have?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 18
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is the purpose of magistrate judges?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 19
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Article 3 of the Constitution states that "The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the ___ may from time to time ordain and establish.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 20
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What court is the trial court of the federal judicial system?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 21
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
Each year, the formal session of the Supreme Court begins on the ____ and lasts until the business of the term is completed.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 22
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
How many regional circuits are there and how many court of appeals are in each region?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 23
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The Ninth Circuit includes which two states?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 24
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
The Supreme Court alternates between hearing cases and writing decisions approximately every two weeks. These two periods of the court cycle are called _____ and ______.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Question 25
2 out of 2 points

 
 
 
What is one function of the US Court of Appeals?
 
 
 
 
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