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THE SUPREME COURT WAS ESTABLISHED BY ARTICLE 3 OF THE CONSTITUTION.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
JURISDICTION MEANS 'THE RIGHT TO JUDGE'.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THERE ARE THREE TYPES OF JURISDICTION; ORIGINAL, APPELLATE, AND ADVISORY
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THE SEVENTH AMENDMENT STATES; THE TRIAL OF ALL CRIMES, EXCEPT IN CASES OF IMPEACHMENT
SHALL BE BY JURY
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
IN THE CASE OF SUITS AGAINST STATES BY CITIZENS OF OTHER STATES OF THE SUPREME COURT HAS ORIGINAL JURISDICTION
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
JOHN MARSHALL, THE LAST FEDERALIST CHIEF JUSTICE, IS LARGELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SRENGTH AND DIGNITY OF THE SUPREME COURT.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THE TERM OF OFFICE FOR
SUPREME COURT JUSTICES IS
SIX YEARS
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
JUSTICES OF THE SUPREME COURT ARE APPOINTED BY THE SENATE
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
THE SUPREME COURT BUILDING IS STILL LOCATED IN THE OLD CAPITOL OF PHILADELPHIA
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
SIX JUSTICES CONSTITUTE A QUORUM
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THE SUPREME COURT REACHES ITS DECISIONS BY A SIMPLE MAJORITY VOTE
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THE SUPREME COURT REACHES ITS DECISIONS BY A 2/3 MAJORITY VOTE
TRUE OR FALSE
FALSE
MOST OF THE SUPREME COURT CASES COME TO IT THROUGH APPELLATE JURISDICTION
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
THE TENURE OF OFFICE FOR JUSTICES IS LIFE.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE
IF A JUSTICE HAS BEEN IN OFFICE FOR TEN YEARS HE MAY RETIRE AT FULL PAY WHEN HE ATTAINS THE AGE OF SEVENTY YEARS.
TRUE OR FALSE
TRUE