Reading: (CU1 M1) Trial and Appellate Courts
Read Section 3. In this section, you will learn some basic information about the jurisdiction of various courts in the United States. The judicial system of the United States involves complex webs of jurisdiction. For example, some courts can hold trials while other courts only hear appeals from trial court decisions. In some situations, a case must be brought into state court and in others it can be brought into a federal court. Some courts have broad jurisdiction and some courts have limited jurisdiction. Jurisdiction issues will be clarified in this section.
Please read The Legal and Ethical Environment of Business: “Chapter 2: Section 3: Trial and Appellate Courts” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. (PDF)