SOC 205-WEEK 2 QUIZ 1

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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