The Supreme Court - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – The Supreme Court PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 3b3e2-NDYwO



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

The Supreme Court

Description:

Supreme Court. Article III. Appointment. Life Tenure. Composition. Associate Justices. Chief Justice ... Supreme Court's Work. First Monday in October June/July ... – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:1214
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 13
Provided by: WendyW64
Learn more at: http://www.cas.unt.edu
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: The Supreme Court


1
The Supreme Court
2
(No Transcript)
3
Work of the Federal Courts
  • Remember 97 of cases are handled by state
    courts
  • Federal Court Jurisdiction
  • Federal Question
  • Federal statute or regulation
  • U.S. Constitution
  • Diversity Jurisdiction

4
Supreme Court
  • Article III
  • Appointment
  • Life Tenure
  • Composition
  • Associate Justices
  • Chief Justice
  • Law Clerks

5
Current Court
6
Current Court
7
Supreme Courts Work
  • First Monday in October June/July
  • Original Jurisdiction v. Appellate Jurisdiction
  • Cert Petitions
  • Rule of Four

8
Certiorari Petitions
9
Deciding on the Merits
  • Information
  • Litigant Briefs
  • Record
  • Amicus Briefs
  • Oral Argument
  • 30 minutes per side
  • Conference Votes

10
Opinions
  • Opinion of the Court
  • Majority
  • Plurality
  • Dissenting Opinions
  • Concurring Opinions

11
Opinions
  • Describe History of Case
  • Describe Precedent
  • Stare decisis
  • Reason by analogy
  • Holding
  • Becomes precedent
  • Weight depends on majority v. plurality

12
What Matters
  • Not Just Who Wins / Who Loses
  • REASONING
About PowerShow.com