The Jurisdiction of the Courts” Please respond to the following:
- * From the e-Activity, propose at least three (3) rules that you would use in order to choose the more appropriate court (state or federal) for the hearing of a particular case. Discuss the reasoning for your choice of jurisdiction of the court in each case. Provide two (2) examples of jurisdiction choice to support your rationale.
- Imagine that you are a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals. Suggest three (3) specific areas of review that you would use to review an appeals case, since your court does not always hear cases in the same manner as that of the lower courts. Provide a rationale for your response.
Judicial Self-Restraint” Please respond to the following:
- Describe the manner in which presiding judges use the principle of judicial self-restraint within their U.S. courtroom procedures. Provide two (2) examples where judicial self-restraint is in use to support your rationale.
- Take a position as to the degree of success U.S. judges achieve in implementing the principle of judicial self-restraint in their courts (state, federal, or both). Support for your position should include a discussion of two (2) popular recent cases that were heard in either your home state or in a federal court.