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What is the free exercise clause

The Free Exercise Clause is the accompanying clause with the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Establishment Clause and the Free Exercise Clause together read: " Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof... "

Can decisions of the US Court of Federal Claims be appealed

Yes. Decisions of the US Court of Federal Claims may be appealed to the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Who is responsible for securing US borders and ports

the department of Homeland Security

Who was the equal protection clause originally intended to protect

African Americans

What does it mean when a supreme court justice issues a dissenting opinion

When a Supreme Court "dissents" it is disagreeing with the majority opinion.

Why do people ask appellate courts to review their cases

they feel their trials are unfair.

Why are there an odd number of justices on the supreme court

to prevent a tie when voting on a case

Which is true about the Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

It is a civilian tribunal. James Thorpe

What is the function of a secretary in an executive department

A secretary is the leader of an executive department

Which is a difference between the special courts created by Congress and the constitutional courts

judges in the special courts do not serve lifetime appointments Constitutional Courts have a broader jurisdiction compared to special courts.

What are military commissions

Boards of five commissioned officers. They are not part of the courts-martial system. Instead, they are separate groups set up to try suspected terrorists captured in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Which is a judge most likely to do when concerned that a defendant will commit another serious crime if released on bail

have the defendant held without optional bail A judge always has the option to deny bail for the above, other valid reason like flight risk also there are some non bailable offenses.

Which courts have jurisdiction in Guam the Virgin Islands and the Northern Marianas

territorial courts

Where are the Court of International Trade trials are often held

in major port cities

Which nation has threatened world security in recent years because of its interest in becoming a nuclear power

Vietnam

Who decides which cases the Supreme Court will consider

The members of the US Supreme Court decide which cases the Court will consider. This is a voting process, but a majority is not required for the Court to hear a case.

How is a civil case different from a criminal case

a civil case involves a noncriminal matter

The president must appoint a new secretary of energy what qualities might he look for in a potential candidate

Poor leadership or business experience in oil or renewable energy

President Franklin Roosevelt started the Lend-Lease program to help which nation

britian

Congress has established two local courts for the district of Columbia- a Court of Appeals and what

superior court

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