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What do the lower courts do?


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2014-06-13 22:34:17
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Many lower courts are responsible for different things. Lower court systems tend to see cases that involve traffic violations, small theft, and misdemeanors.

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Lower courts, meaning trial courts (courts of original jurisdiction) or lower appellate courts.

In the United States the lower courts are trial courts: the courts that first hear or try cases both civil and criminal. The decisions in lower courts can be appealed to higher courts.

The lower federal courts were created by Congress. There are two types of lower federal courts namely legislative courts and constitutional courts.

The term "lower courts" generally refers to trial courts. The other courts are appellate courts.Added: "Lower courts" handle all aspects of criminal and civil law.

Congress establishes lower courts as they are needed.

Lower courts are where cases are initially started. If they are appealed, they are taken to higher courts.

the two main stes if inferior federal courts. the lower courts are called district courts and appellate courts.

Congress has the power to create lower federal courts, therefore the Legislative branch has the power to create these courts.

Courts of Appeal keep lower courts in check with common law and the Constitution.

US District Courts ...US Courts of Appeal ...

The lower courts or in England the "Magistrates Courts".

congress it self make the lower courts, its a check that congress has over the supreme court

how did the congress create the supreme court and the lower federal courts

The Legislative Branch has the power to create lower federal courts in the U.S.

The lower state courts are courts of original jurisdiction and hear all cases within their purview and conduct jury trials. The higher state courts are not courts of original jurisdiction, only hearing cases that are referred to them by appeal of a lower court verdict or by motion. They conduct non-jury trials. These courts are the Court of Appeals and the State Supreme Court.

The lower Federal courts were established by the legislative branch which is Congress. The courts themselves are under the judicial branch.

There are no courts in Congress The legislative branch and the Judaical are two different branches. Lower courts are set in the federal and state court systems.

to correct legal errors made in lower courts

US District Courts, the trial courts of the Judicial Branch of the federal government.

Lower courts do not department from precedents, they must follow the rulings of higher courts. Lateral courts have precedent that is not binding and does not have to be followed.

The judicial branch has the job to create the courts.

The other courts that are included in the Judicial Branch besides the Supreme Court is the Lower Federal Courts.

The US Court of Appeals Circuit Courts hear most of the appeals from "lower courts" in the federal court system. The US Supreme Court has the highest federal appellate jurisdiction, and typically hears appeals from the Circuit Courts, although it sometimes hears cases on direct appeal from the US District Courts. Both of these would be considered "lower courts."

Congress is responsible for establishing lower courts as they are needed. This is a power designed to this the legislative branch of government in the U.S. Constitution.

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