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Question 1.
The Federal Court System is a four-tiered structure of federal courts.

   
 
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Question 2.
State court systems have at least seven court levels.

   
 
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Question 3.
Jurisdiction is the territory, subject matter, or people over which a court or other justice agency may exercise lawful authority, as determined by statute or constitution.

   
 
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Question 4.
Community court is a low-level court that focuses on quality-of-life crimes that erode a neighborhood's morale.

   
 
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Question 5.
Appellate jurisdiction is the lawful authority to review a decision made by a lower court.

   
 
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Question 6.
Trial de novo is the lawful authority of a court to hear or to act on a case from its beginning and to pass judgment on the law and the facts.

   
 
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Question 7.
Judicial review is the power of a court to review actions and decisions made by other agencies of government.

   
 
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Question 8.
The court of last resort is the request that a court with appellate jurisdiction reviews the judgment.

   
 
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Question 9.
The state court administrator is a coordinator who assists with case-flow management, operating-funds budgeting, and court-docket administration.

   
 
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Question 10.
The defense counsel is a licensed trial lawyer hired or appointed to conduct the legal defense of a person accused of a crime and to represent her before a court of law.

   
 
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Question 11.
A judge is an attorney employed by a government agency for the purpose of providing defense services to indigents.

   
 
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Question 12.
A prosecutor is an attorney whose official duty is to conduct criminal proceedings on behalf of the state or the people against those accused of having committed criminal offenses.

   
 
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Question 13.
A warrant is a written order issued by a judicial officer requiring an individual to appear in court to give testimony.

   
 
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Question 14.
A victim-assistance program is an organized program that offers services to victims of crime in the areas of crisis intervention and followup counseling.

   
 
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Question 15.
A juror is a member of a trial who has been selected for jury duty.

   
 
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Question 16.
An expert witness is the court officer whose duties are to keep order in the courtroom.

   
 
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Question 17.
The bailiff is the person who has special knowledge and skills recognized by the court as relevant to the determination of guilt or innocence.

   
 
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Question 18.
A lay witness is an eyewitness, character witness, or other person called on to testify who is not considered an expert.

   
 
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Question 19.
The Court of Last Resort is the court authorized by law to hear the first appeal on a matter.

   
 
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Question 20.
Original jurisdiction is the lawful authority of a court to hear or to act on a case from its beginning but not to pass judgment.

   
 
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