There are three levels in the federal judicial pyramid. The first is the trial level, which includes different courts (Ex. The District court, Bankruptcy Court and the Court of Federal Claims) with specializes subject matter. The second is the Appellate level, which is the U.S. Court of Appeals. It is where any decision from the trial level can be appealed. The last is the Supreme Court. It is there where appeals from decisions from the Court of Appeals are taken. The Supreme Court has the final say so in the decision making. The federal District Courts (94 of them) have jurisdiction over both civil and criminal cases in their geographic area. Out of the 13 U.S Court of Appeals handle cases from the District Courts within their geographic areas. The last court is the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. That court has jurisdiction nationwide over cases from the Courts of International Trade and Federal Claims. Original Appellate jurisdiction is the court that first tries the case. Appellate Jurisdiction is where the court reviews a case that has already been tried in a lower court. The purpose is to determine if the law and constitution was properly applied. The Supreme Court has appellate jurisdiction over cases that involve preserved federal questions from the state and federal courts. The Supreme Court also has original jurisdiction over cases affecting ambassadors and/or other public ministers and also when there are disputes between the states.…
U.S. V.S. CHINA
The two criminal justice systems that will be discussed in this paper are the United States and the People’s Republic of China. When comparing and contrasting these two systems one should start with the premises that both are instituted in their reciprocal countries in the attempt to curb the proliferation of crime, offenders and deter potential offenders. Both the U.S.’ and China’s criminal justice systems make use of a court system, police enforcement organizations and detention…
Intro to Business Term Paper
November 30, 2012
Is GDP what we make it out to be?
For the longest time, it has be accepted the GDP, or gross domestic product has been the international standard of measuring the health of an economy. GDP describes how a country is financially doing in a nice and simplistic easy number that can be compared to other countries; the higher the better. Economists and even everyday people have considered GDP an accurate reading of a country’s wellbeing and…
Federalism in U.S
Federalism can be defined as a constitutional division of the powers of a government between the central or national government and a set of various regions. In a federal government, the national and the regional government have some independence and share some powers over the citizens. The two governments do not owe legal existence to one another and may not dictate the structural organization, essential functions or the fiscal policies of each other…
The U.S. Constitution is the worlds oldest written national constitution still in effect. It was ratified on June 21, 1788. In this constitution there were three branches of government that was put in control to help run and keep our country safe. These three branches of government are the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial branch. Each branch has there own job to do and their own members to do it.
The Executive branch is headed by the president. In order to become the president you must…
on Budget and Policy Priorities analyzed the issue in detail in this report. The gist is that with a 30-hour threshold, the employees at risk of having their hours cut are those who work 30 to 34 hours a week — less than 8 percent of today’s workers.
But with a 40-hour threshold, the workers at risk are those who work 40 or more hours per week, or about 45 percent of the workforce.
In other words, raising the threshold would actually place more workers at risk of having their hours reduced. The…
q Improved bone density
q Improved strength and flexibility
Psychosocial benefits include:
q Feel less stressed and anxious
q Better work performance and attitudes
q More positive self-concept
Intro & Measuremt
Physical Activity Measuremt
Broader View of PA Benefits
Intro & Measuremt
How Much PA is Necessary?
30 min or more of moderate intensity PA
performed on most days of the week
Week 3 Individual Work
Development of Criminal Behavior
To complete this assignment:
1. Answer all of the questions below. Use the shaded boxes for your answers. They expand to accommodate your writing.
2. Reflect on the information presented in this week’s lesson and provide an insightful response to each question using a paragraph.
3. An example of an excellent response is given for you.
Save and Submit to Dropbox
1. Save your work as a Microsoft Word 2010 (…
“Your Government at Work”
In the story “The Outcast of Poker Flats” the author, Bret Harte, tells of a journey made in November 1850 by the town’s most recent outcast. The gambler, Mr. Oakhurst, a prostitute known as “Duchess,” her madam, “Mother Shipton,” and “Uncle Billy,” the town drunk and suspected thief. They were on their way to a neighboring town called Sandy Bar. Midway through the trip they were met by a young acquaintance of Mr. Oakhurst, Tom Simson and his fiancé Piney…
you, as a student, take a class that impacts you emotionally, changes you and leaves you with so many questions about the society you live in. Over the course of this semester I have experienced all of these things and know with certainty that this Intro to NAS 1000 class will stay with me long after this semester is over. Native American Indians endured countless hardships and were the victims of horrific injustices throughout history that continue on even today.
So when we were asked to write a…