Saturday, February 28, 2015

Chapter 15 Part V


Why do original jurisdiction courts have so little discretion to hear a case, and the Supreme Court has so much?  What is the difference between the kinds of cases they hear?

How does the solicitor general influence which cases the Supreme Court should hear?

Why is opinion writing so important to the Supreme Court's process?

How and why do liberals and conservatives disagree about original intent and meaning?

Why can it be difficult to enforce a court's decision?  Use at least one specific example.

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