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A written opinion that expresses the legal reasoning used to justify an appellate court’s

A written opinion that expresses the legal reasoning used to justify an appellate court’s ruling in a particular case is known as a_____ opinion.

a.majority

b.coinciding

c.dissenting

d.confirming

e.concurring

 

32.A written opinion by a judge who disagrees with the outcome of a case is known as a _____ opinion.

a.concurring

b.dissenting

c.separatist

d.defecting

e.conformist

 

33.A written opinion by a judge who agrees with the outcome of a case but not with its legal reasoning is known as a _____ opinion.

a.concurring

b.separatist

c.dissenting

d.defecting

e.conformist

 

34.The practice of relying on precedent to decide cases is known as _____.

a.res judicata

b.stare decisis

c.quid pro quo

d.obiter dictum

e.direct estoppel

 

35.The burdensome practice of Supreme Court justices traveling to an assigned region to decide cases was known as _____.

a.collateral estoppel

b.res judicata

c.circuit riding

d.jurisprudence of original intent

e.in personam

 

36.Which of the following terms refer(s) to a dispute over how to interpret the U.S. Constitution or acts of Congress?

a.Amicus curiae briefs

b.Res judicata

c.Ancillary jurisdiction

d.Federal question

e.Jurisprudence of original intent

 

37.A party with _____ is a party who has been injured by some law or action and thus has the legal authority to bring a lawsuit.

a.standing

b.ripeness

c.abstention

d.abrogation

e.mootness

 

38.Which of the following statements is true about the U.S. Supreme Court?

a.Originally set by the Judiciary Act of 1789 at twelve members, the U.S. Supreme Court fluctuated in size until 1911.

b.The size of the U.S. Supreme Court is determined by a Judicial Committee.

c.Cases from the highest appellate court in a state can be appealed to the Supreme Court as long as they involve a federal question.

d.Litigants can appeal a decision from the district courts to the Supreme Court only if the case is a civil case.

e.All the cases heard by the Supreme Court are appeals.

 

39.Logan is a hot dog seller. His cart was hit by Samantha’s truck. Logan sued Samantha and the case was heard in the Traffic Court. Logan’s case comes under the _____.

a.territorial jurisdiction

b.courts of general jurisdiction

c.appellate jurisdiction

d.diversity jurisdiction

e.courts of limited jurisdiction

 

40. Juan was booked under the case of embezzlement of $90,000. He diverted funds from his account to other dummy account. Juan’s case comes under the _____.

a.diversity jurisdiction

b.courts of general jurisdiction

c.appellate jurisdiction

d.

e.courts of limited jurisdiction

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