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.
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Here in America we have people from all around the world. We have the freedom to write down our own opinions. And we also have the right to read about those same opinions without fear of regulation. Now think…
Global History II
September 15 2014
During the period of enlightenment, Enlightenment philosophers helped human beings evolve and grow in their knowledge of government. They realized that the type of people governing them and/or the way they were being governed wasn’t cut for them. That was when enlightenment came about. Enlightenment was a European movement that emphasized on what the people wanted. Philosophers such as John Locke, Baron Montesquieu…
1. The Rockefellers
A. They were an american industrial, political, and banking family
B. made one of the world's largest fortunes in the oil business during the late 19th and early
C. one of the most powerful families in the history of the United States.
A. One of the founding members was William Rockefeller, Sr. a con artist
B. He had six children with his 1st wife Eliza Davison, the most prominent of which…
(College Algebra) or MATH 1113 (Pre-Calculus) or MATH 2200 (Calculus)
Area B – Institutional Option
ITEC 1001-Introduction to Computing
Area C – Humanities and Arts
MUSC 1100 (Music Appreciation) or ARTS 1100 (Art Appreciation) FILM 1005 (Intro
to Film) or ENGL 2110 (World Literature) or ENGL 2100 (Trans-Atlantic English
RELN 1100 (World Religions) or GEOG 1101 (Human Geography) or one semester of
2000 level foreign language
Area D – Science, Mathematics
Notes: Intro to Business
. Drew Houston & Arash Ferdowsi- Drop box creators . Changs- Chinese restaurant owners
Represents the varied spectrum of businesses in the U.S.
Business- Entities that offer products to their customers in exchange for a profit
Profit- when a company’s revenue is greater than its expenses
Prof. David Robledo
October 13, 2014
Analysis of the Documentary Film “The Corporation”
The Corporation by Mark Achbar, Jennifer Abbott and
Purpose of the documentary: exposition of the corporation’s work, history, controversial impacts and possible future. Exploring and exposing the power and influence of the corporation providing a reflective message suggesting ways that people can control of their lives from this institution.
Thesis of the documentary: “this documentary…
stripped from their citizenship, civil and economics rights. Then in 1933 the Nazi party began to send Jews to Concentration camps, where they were forced to engage in manual labor and lived in miserable conditions. At the same time the United States government was afraid of their Japanese American civilians because the Pearl Harbor attack. In 1941, the North America navel base Pearl Harbor was attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy, bringing paranoia to the country and also the entry of the United States…
According to the U.S. Commercial Service website, the Republic of Colombia is the fifth largest economy in Latin America. Its’ 46 million inhabitants places them as the third largest population in that region. Their culture, traditions, and religious beliefs are somewhat compatible with those of most Latina American countries. It is important to note that in comparison to other Latin American countries, Colombian’s are amongst the most educated.
Over the past 10 years, Colombia…
Intro to Business & Technology Homework
A few of the factors to consider about U.S sports franchising abroad is relevance. Is the sport or is this team relevant to where ever they are being relocated? The main reason you see the N.F.L. when they play their two games a year in London, put a big name team in each game, is that many people in London couldn’t tell you anything about the Jacksonville Jaguars, or any other lesser known team.
I think the safest…
January 13, 2015
Health Care Delivery System History
As we continue to live out our lives from day to day, the history of this country is continually being written about our health care system. Looking in past at what the U.S. health care system used to be, we can honestly say that it has come a long way. As was seen in 2010, an increase in health care costs reached a staggering 17% of the country’s gross domestic product, it could easily be said that by 2020 health care…