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The Judiciary

The Judiciary Quiz

Review Questions

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1. True or false: Judicial activists favor an expansive role for the courts.

2. True or false: Presidents spend a great deal of time deciding whom to nominate to the Supreme Court.

3. A court of appellate jurisdiction can hear which kinds of cases?

4. According to the tradition of senatorial courtesy, a senator of the president’s party has the power to do what?

5. What happens when the Supreme Court issues a writ of certiorari?

6. Where are the majority of cases heard?

7. What was Franklin Roosevelt attempting to do with court packing?

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