LEG420 WEEK 2 “The Dual Court System of the United States”
LEG420 WEEK 2
“The Dual Court System of the United States” Please respond to the following:
Describe the hierarchy of the federal court system of the United States and its subject matter jurisdictions. Discuss two (2) methods that allow for a case to be heard in federal court. Provide specific examples of cases heard within the federal court hierarchy to support your rationale.
From the e-Activity, determine two (2) key factors that determine whether a defendant found guilty of a crime is able to direct his / her appeal to the appellate court or whether the appeal is sent to the state supreme court for handling. Provide specific examples of recent cases in your state where your chosen factors applied to support your rationale.