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1

What are the four legal requirements to get into federal court?

1) Subject Matter Jurisdiction
2) Personal Jurisdiction
3) Notice
4) Venue

2

What is Quasi-Legislative Law?

A law created by the executive through administrative and regulative areas.

3

What is Quasi-Adjudicatory Law?

Laws made through agency court cases

4

Where does due process come from?

A combination of the 5th and 14th amendments, plus the interpretations of the Supreme Court.

5

Define: Concurrent Jurisdiction

The case can be heard by multiple courts in multiple different jurisdictions

6

The Supreme Court will have the power to all cases arising under...

1) The Constitution
2) Laws of the United States
3) Treaties

7

The Supreme Court will have the power to all cases affecting...

1) Ambassadors
2) Public Ministers and Consuls
3) Admiralty and Maritime

8

The Supreme Court will have the power to hear controversies where...

a) Where the U.S. is a party
b) 2 or more states
c) Between citizens of two different states
d) A state and a citizen from another state
e) Between citizens of same state claiming lands
f) Between citizens of Us and foreign states citizens, or subjects.

9

When can a federal court review a state court decision?

1) When it is a federal issue being covered by the state court system.
2) When the highest state court has ruled on the issue.