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marshal
person who arrests suspects, delivers defendants to court, and serves people with subpoens
jurisdiction
the authority to hear and decide a case (only in specific areas)
subpoena
a court order requiring someone to appear in court
concurrent jurisdiction
shared authority of courts to hear and decide cases
oringinal jurisdiction
the authority to hear cases for the first time.
civil cases
cases in which two sides disagree over some issue
court of appeals
a federal court that hears only cases on appeal from lower district courts or from federal agencies
suit
lawsuit
magistrate
person who issues court orders and hears the prekiminary evidence in a case to determine whether the case should be brought to trial.
criminal cases
cases in which juries decide if people have comitted crimes
circuit
particular geographical area
exclusive jurisdiction
means that only the federal courts may hear and decide cases.
appellate jurisdiction
the authority to review cases from lower district courts or from federal courts or from federal regulatory agencies
inferior courts
courts of lower authority
remard
return
District courts
the federal courts where trials are held and lawsuits are begun.
court-martial
a trial before a punel of military officials