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9 15 20 25 510 PARTY TIME JUST IN CASE PRINCIPLE THINGS TERMS WHO’s WHO 5 5 5 5 10 15 20 25 20 Team One Team Two Team Three Team Four Team Five Team Six

10 The parties to a lawsuit are called ____________. A. ____: the party who complains 2. ____: the party against whom the complaint is made Show Answer

11 What are LITIGANTS? 1.The plaintiff 2.The defendant Back to Board

12 Period of time after which “the party’s over” for a party’s ORAL ARGUMENT before the Supreme Court Show Answer

13 What is 30 minutes? Back to Board

14 The requirement that plaintiffs must have a serious interest in a case which dep3ends on whether they have sustained or are likely to sustain a direct and substantial injury from a party or from an action of government Show Answer

15 What is STANDING TO SUE? Back to Board

16 Of these, the most likely plaintiff if a lawyer from the Justice Department is arguing the case for the defense: a.An official of the U.S. government b.A high official of one of the states c.And individual accused of an illegal action against a state d.An individual accused of a federal crime e.An individual or group involved in a civil lawsuit against the U.S. government Show Answer

17 What is E? an individual or group involved in a civil lawsuit against the U.S. government”? Back to Board

18 “Friend of the Court” briefs filed by interested parties which are NOT party to the lawsuit Show Answer

19 What are AMICUS CURIAE briefs? Back to Board

20 The power of judicial review was first used in John Marshall’s majority opinion in this case Show Answer

21 What is Marbury v. Madison? Back to Board

22 The rule which determines whether or not the Supreme Court will hear a case Show Answer

23 What is the RULE OF FOUR? Back to Board

24 The usual way a case gets to the United States Supreme Court Show Answer

25 What is by Writ of Certiorari? Back to Board

26 It’s the motion filed by a mendicant who lacks the fee for filing a case Show Answer

27 What is in forma pauperis? Back to Board

28 Term for cases involving citizens of different states Show Answer

29 What are cases In DIVERSITY? Back to Board

30 the Senate’s custom of seeking approval of the officials in the state where a FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT JUDGE is being appointed BEFORE confirming the appointment Show Answer

31 What is SENATORIAL COURTESY? Back to Board

32 The use of previous decisions in similar cases as a basis for judgment in a current case Show Answer

33 What is LEGAL PRECEDENT? Back to Board

34 The practice of letting established precedents stand and deciding court cases with reference to those previous decisions Show Answer

35 What is STARE DECISIS? Back to Board

36 Issues which are more appropriately decided at the ballot box or by the President and/or Congress Show Answer

37 What are POLITICAL QUESTIONS? Back to Board

38 Judicial philosophy reflected in this statement: “Where there is ambiguity as to the precise meaning or reach of a constitutional provision, it should be interpreted and applied in a manner so as to at least not contradict the Constitution itself.” Show Answer

39 What is JUDICIAL SELF-RESTRAINT? Back to Board

40 The view tht the Constitution should be interpreted according to the founders’ purpose Show Answer

41 What is ORIGINAL INTENT? Back to Board

42 Lawsuit filed by a small number of plaintiffs on behalf of a much larger number of individuals who have suffered similar injury Show Answer

43 What is a CLASS ACTION Lawsuit? Back to Board

44 SEGREGATION: 1.By law 2.In actual fact Show Answer

45 What are a.De jure b.De facto Segregation? Back to Board

46 Whether or not a case presents a real controversy in which a judicial decision can have a practical effect Show Answer

47 What is MOOTNESS? Back to Board

48 Whether or not the issues of a case are clear enough and evolved enough (the time is right) to serve as a basis for a decision OR A fruit that is ready to eat Show Answer

49 What is RIPENESS? Back to Board

50 Arguably more powerful than age and experience might allow, they read cert petitions and write the meos which Supreme Court justices use as a basis for deciding which cases to hear Show Answer

51 Who are LAW CLERKS? Back to Board

52 Prosecutor nominated by the president and confirmed by the senate for each of the 94 federal district courts Show Answer

53 Who is the U.S. ATTORNEY? Back to Board

54 Members of this committee consider the president’s judicial nominees Show Answer

55 What is the SENATE JUDICIARY COMMITTEE? Back to Board

56 #3 in the JUSTICE DEPARTMENT, he or she argues cases for the United States Government before the Supreme Court Show Answer

57 Who is the SOLICITOR GENERAL? Back to Board

58 Show Answer Since clerks are not allowed in, he or she opens the door during the conference

59 Who is the most JUNIOR JUSTICE? Back to Board

60 Show Question

61 JEOPARDY: 1.How many justices are there on SCOTUS? 2.ID the Chief Justice. DOUBLE JEOPARDY: Name them all. Show Answer 302928272625242322212019181716151413121110987654321

62 1.9 Justices 2.Chief Justice John Roberts 3.Associate Justices: Antonin Scalia, David Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito, Clarence Thomas, Sonya Sotomayor, and Elena Kagan Back to Board

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