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    The Federal Court System

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    Our Federal Court system is primarily composed of three high power jurisdictions that operate much differently than that of the state courts. Federal Courts consist of federal district courts, United States courts of appeal, and the Supreme Court of the United States; however, these courts have limitations in cases that solely focus on the Constitution and federal law. Federal district courts are considered general trial courts that consist of over six hundred and seventy-five district court judges nationwide, and they have ranked the lowest courts out of the entire federal court system. United States courts of appeal, however, are ranked second in the system and are composed of six judges on the first circuit and can reach up to twenty-nine…

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    District Court Observation

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    I visited the United States District Court for the District of Columbia on February 10. This court is a federal district court and it is in the fourth position from the top, Supreme Court in the structure of the federal court system. District court has general trial jurisdiction. The Courthouse is consisted of 6 floors and each judge has his or her own courtroom. The district court and the United States Bankruptcy court are in the same building. Regarding a courtroom, when I entered there, I…

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    factors examined by courts in theses cases to determine whether the work was for hire are satisfied in Khan’s case. Therefore, the work was for hire. Discussion The work done by Mr.Khan is likely to be considered as a work for hire which is excluded from the Visual Artists Rights Act. VARA stipulates that “ A work made for hire is a work prepared by an employee within the scope of his or her employment“. There were several cases involving the same issue presented here. In these cases, there…

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    ID THE CASE: Garcetti v. Ceballos 547 U.S. 410, 126 S.Ct. 1951 PARTIES TO THE CASE: PLAINTIFF = Richard Ceballos, calendar deputy for the District county attorney office DEFENDANT = Gil Garcetti, District Attorney RELEVANT AND MATERIAL FACTS (LIST JUST 5 OR LESS): 1. Richard Ceballos, an employee at the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office in 1989 and his duties as a calendar deputy were described as certain supervisory responsibilities over other lawyer. 2. In February 2000, Ceballos…

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    The court system in Ireland is fairly similar to that of the United States. The 1922 Constitution enabled new courts to be formed and the Courts of Justice Act in 1924 gave them legal basis (The Courts, 2016). Ireland’s current courts were set up by the Courts Act of 1961 and include “a court of final appeal (the Supreme Court), a Court of Appeal, and courts of first instance, which include a High Court with full jurisdiction in all criminal and civil matters, and courts of limited jurisdiction,…

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    United States. v. Dunn Bench Memorandum The purpose of this bench memorandum is to inform the District Court Judge on the significance of Dunn v. United States in refining 18 U.S.C. § 1623, “False declarations before a court or grand jury”, and 18 U.S.C. § 1621, “Perjury generally”, as well as explaining the fundamental purpose of due process. Specifically, this bench memorandum should serve as a reference for District Court judges on how to draft jury instructions about these laws. Statement…

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    Circuit Courts Case Study

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    ninety-three district courts, thirteen circuit courts of appeals, and one Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is authorized under Article III of the Constitution. District and circuit courts are created by congressional statutes and can be eliminated or reorganized (Ginsberg et al. 609). All federal judges, except for judges of certain specialized or territorial courts, are appointed by the president for life. The president will discuss a lower federal court nominee with the senator from the…

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    Warren court was a time full of life changing events, whether they were good or bad they affected everyone. Changes were being made quite frequently to civil rights, judicial and federal powers. The Warren court was known for several different things such as: ending racial segregation, putting a stop to prayer in public schools, making the right to privacy very clear through the constitution, and much, much more. Without the Warren court, there is no say on how the United States would be right…

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    Segregation Pros And Cons

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    The United States of the 1950s was rife with controversy, uncertainty, and tension. Much of this resulted from the international problems that plagued the country, largely due to the end of World War II and the onset of the Cold War. But domestically, the Civil Rights movement was heating up and applying pressure on the US government more significantly than it had in several decades. In 1954, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned the long-held rule of Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), which had…

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    The United States Supreme Court is the uppermost federal court on the earth that offers lifetime tenure to a selected few. Justices John G. Roberts, Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Sonia Sotomayor are currently serving out their lifetime tenures and shaping the landscape of America with their decisions with various cases. Chief Justice John G. Roberts Chief Justice John G. Roberts born on January 25, 1955 attended Harvard College and soon Harvard Law. At Harvard, Roberts became the managing editor of…

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