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associate circuit court

associate circuit court
lower court, beneath main courts or general original jurisdiction
lower court, beneath main courts or general original jurisdiction
writ of certiorari
this order compels the state court to turn over the record of the case to the supreme court for review
this order compels the state court to turn over the record of the case to the supreme court for review
special jurisadiction
hears only 1 specific case
hears only 1 specific case
municipal courts
cities that have courts that administer their ordinances
cities that have courts that administer their ordinances
litigate
make a dispute to court
make a dispute to court
state trial courts
may hear any civil or criminal case that is not already exclusively within the jurisdiction of another court.
may hear any civil or criminal case that is not already exclusively within the jurisdiction of another court.
appellate briefs
written arguments on the issues of law submitted by opposing attorneys
written arguments on the issues of law submitted by opposing attorneys
A trial court has ___ jurisdiction over a case.
no
no
verdict
decision in a case
decision in a case
court of record
keeps the exact account of what goes on at trial
keeps the exact account of what goes on at trial
what is the highest level of court?
supreme court
supreme court
trial court
dispute is first heard
dispute is first heard
juvenile courts
juvenile is entitled to his or her full constitutional rights, including the right to be represented by an attorney
juvenile is entitled to his or her full constitutional rights, including the right to be represented by an attorney
original jurisdiction
original power to decide the case
original power to decide the case
federal district courts
general trial courts of the United States federal court system. Both civil and criminal cases are filed in the district court, which is a court of law, equity, and admiralty.
general trial courts of the United States federal court system. Both civil and criminal cases are filed in the district court, which is a court of law, equity, and admiralty.
appellate court
reviews decisions of lower courts when a party claims an error was made during the lower courts proceeding
reviews decisions of lower courts when a party claims an error was made during the lower courts proceeding
transcrpt
verbatim record of what went on at trial
verbatim record of what went on at trial
abritrator
holds an informal hearing to determine what happened
holds an informal hearing to determine what happened
small claim courts
handle disputes in which small amounts, generally $2,500 or less, are involved
handle disputes in which small amounts, generally $2,500 or less, are involved
country court
same thing as associate circuit court
same thing as associate circuit court
probate courts
administer wills and estates to accomplish this task
administer wills and estates to accomplish this task
general jurisdiction
can hear almost any kind of case
can hear almost any kind of case
is there anything higher then the highest court?
federal supreme court
federal supreme court
court
a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases.
a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases.
mediator
tries to develop a solution acceptable
tries to develop a solution acceptable
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