Compare And Contrast Federal And State Courts
Kansas City, Missouri is home to the largest municipal government in the state and is the seat of the Western District of Missouri Court of Appeals Federal representation. The diagram below represents the fundamental idea behind Federalism where the power of government is divided between one national government and state or regional government. This student is comparing the federal court system to the Missouri court system.
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A circuit judge is elected by all the circuit and associate circuit judges in that circuit to serve as the presiding judge, who serves as the chief administrative officer over all circuit divisions. All legal cases, except certain administrative proceedings and most cases involving "extraordinary" remedies, originate in the circuit court. It has general authority over all civil and criminal matters. Sarah W. Hays is the Presiding Judge and a couple of other circuit judges for Judicial Circuit 16 are: John T. Maughmer, and James C.