Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/15

Click to flip

15 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
primary function of us constitution?
provide a framework for structure for the federal govt.
us constitution is divided into 3 branches...what are they
legeslative
judicial
executive
the federal legeslative branch is divided into 2...what are they
us senate
us house of representitives
give 2 examples of checks and balances
power of president to veto the legeslative branch
the legeslative can overide the veto
The legeslative branch of nys govt is divided into 2 bodies..what are they?
assembly
nys senate
The period of time which defines how long a person has to sue civily is called?
statute of limitations
if the court has the power to hear a case for the first time it is called? If the court has the power to hear the case on appeal it is called?
original
appelet
how many judges on the US supreme court? who is the newest memeber?
9
harriet myers
the intermediate which has appelet jurisdiction is?
US circuit of court appeals
highest court in nys
us court of appeals
the court in ny which would have jusrisdiction of the decesed would be
the surgates court
court in ny which would have jurisdiction of ny
court of claims
the purpose of civil summins in a lawsuit is?
to notify defendent of lawsuit and establishes jurisdiction
if the defendent in a civil lawsuit does not respond to summins
plantif wins by default
purpose of complaint in a civil lawsuit
tells why the action is brought and request some form of relief.