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Describe "equitable" relief.
such remedies as injunctions, equitable rescission of a contract etc.
Define "original jurisdiction"
Jurisdiction is the authority a court has over a case and teh people and property involved. The court that first hears the case has "original jurisdiction"
What is a Federal district court?
is the trial court in the federal court system
How many district courts does CA have?
Four
How many federal courts of appean are there?
13
What states are in the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals?
WA ID MT NV CA AZ
What sets precedent for the district courts?
A decision by the circuit court of appeals is precedent for all courts in the circuit, but only persuasive to district courts outside the circuit.
What is another name for the US Sup Court?
"the court of last resort"
How many supreme court justices are on the US Sup Crt?
9
How many justices must agree to take a case in order for cert. to be granted?
4
Name 4 "special federal courts"
court of international trade, court of federal claims, court o f veterans appeals and tax court
How many district courts does CA have?
6