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1

Solicitor general

Works for the US government, present their viewpoint, I can take 10 minutes out of either side to talk (has a lot of experience or you want her/him to talk for you)

2

Diversity case

Federal court cases that involve citizens of different states

3

Criminal law

Fences against society as a whole, must be beyond a reasonable doubt because a criminal law takes away liberty

4

Sovereign immunity

You can't sue the national government unless it gives you permission

5

Constitutional court

Federal courts authorized by article 3 of the constitution, judges protected salaries can't be reduced captain office includes the Supreme Court appellate and District Court's

6

Informa pauperis

Rule stating that a person can bring the case to federal court without paying

7

Court of Appeals

Started by Judiciary act of 1890 because Supreme Court got overloaded with 19,000 cases the year before, the court can review decision by inferior court this is a discretionary power