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Question 1: Some trial courts may function with a ________ and a jury: juries make findings of fact under the direction of the judge who reaches conclusions of law (called a jury trial) and, in combination, this represents the judgment of the court.
ProfessorJudgeRabbiDoctor (title)

Question 2: This system allocates work to courts or authorized individuals by granting both civil and criminal jurisdiction (in the ________, this is termed subject-matter jurisdiction).
United StatesAlaskaPhilippinesCanada

Question 3: A court is a body, often a governmental ________, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes and dispense civil, criminal, or administrative justice in accordance with rules of law.
InstitutionSocial stratificationSystems theorySociology

Question 4: Procedural law governs the rules by which courts operate: civil procedure for private disputes (for example); and criminal procedure for violation of the ________.
FraudTortCriminal lawDuress

Question 5: The grant of power to each category of court or individual may stem from a provision of a written ________ or from an enabling statute.
United KingdomConstitutionLawDemocracy

Question 6: A court is a kind of deliberative assembly with special powers, called its ________, or jus dicere, to decide certain kinds of questions or petitions put to it.
Forum non conveniensJurisdictionLis alibi pendensForum shopping

Question 7: In most civil law jurisdictions, courts function under an ________.
Adversarial systemCriminal procedureInquisitorial systemPlea

Question 8: Juries are less common in court systems outside the Anglo-American ________ tradition.
ShariaCommon lawReception statuteCivil law (legal system)

Question 9: In the common law system, most courts follow the ________.
Inquisitorial systemAdversarial systemCriminal procedurePlea

Question 10: [1] In ________ and civil law jurisdiction, courts are the central means for dispute resolution, and it is generally understood that all persons have an ability to bring their claims before a court.
LawyerReception statuteShariaCommon law

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