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Texas Courts
level of complexity!
level of complexity
overlapping structure with overlapping jurisdictions, 5 layer system, creations of the constitutions & statute.
muninciple court
"judge judy courts" (DWI, speeding, etc)
de novo
like new (re try cases)
2 TX supreme courts
civial cases, court of criminal appeals (criminal cases)
civil liberties
personal freedoms that gov't can't abridge, protections against improper gov't action
14 amdendment
suggest possibility of change or interpreting the constitution
due process of law
fair treatment, fairly applied procedures
Gitlow v New York
first example of SELECTIVE INCORPORATION (trying to overthrow gov't) FREEDOM OF SPEECH NOW APPLIED TO THE STATES
selective incorperation
takes one case at a time & applies BOR amendment it has to do with