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Judiciary: Quiz


Question 1: For instance, in ________, the jurisprudence constante of the Court of Cassation or the Council of State is equivalent in practice with case law.
ItalyCanadaUnited KingdomFrance

Question 2: After the French Revolution, lawmakers prohibited any interpretation of law by judges, and the legislature was the only body permitted to interpret the law; this prohibition was later overturned by the ________.
Civil law (legal system)Common lawNapoleonic codeCivil code

Question 3: It usually consists of a court of final appeal (called the "________" or "constitutional court"), together with lower courts.
Scots lawCommon lawSupreme courtUnited States

Question 4: The judiciary (also known as the judicial system or judicature) is the system of courts which interprets and applies the ________ in the name of the sovereign or state.
ShariaScots lawLawXeer

Question 5: Under the doctrine of the ________, the judiciary generally does not make law (that is, in a plenary fashion, which is the responsibility of the legislature) or enforce law (which is the responsibility of the executive), but rather interprets law and applies it to the facts of each case.
ConstitutionSeparation of powersSeparation of powers under the United States ConstitutionUnited Kingdom


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