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This week Craig Benzine is going to talk about the structure of the U.S. court system and how exactly it manages to keep things moving smoothly. We’’ll talk about trial courts, district courts, appeals courts, circuit courts, state supreme courts, and of course the one at the top - the U.S. Supreme Court. It’s all quite a bit to manage with jurisdictions and such, but it's important to remember that the vast majority of cases never even make it to court! Most are settled out of court, but also terms like mootness and ripeness are used to throw cases out altogether. Today, we're going to focus on how cases make it to the top, and next week we’ll talk about what happens when they get there. Produced in collaboration with PBS Digital Studios: http://youtube.com/pbsdigitalstudios Support is...
An explanation of the structure and hierarchy of the federal court system
This video introduces the federal and state court systems in the United States. You can find more information here: http://uslawessentials.com/us-government-us-legal-system/introduction-to-federal-and-state-court-systems-in-the-united-states/ Visit the USLawEssentials website and blog uslawessentials.com uslawessentials.com/blog
One of President Donald Trump’s nominees for a lifetime appointment as a U.S. district court judge struggled to answer basic questions about the law during a confirmation hearing on Thursday. Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.), had just five minutes to question the five Trump appointees. First, he asked if any of them had not tried a case to verdict in a courtroom. When Matthew Spencer Petersen, a nominee for U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, raised his hand, Kennedy focused mostly on him for the duration of his time. KENNEDY: Have you ever tried a jury trial? PETERSEN: I have not. KENNEDY: Civil? PETERSEN: No. KENNEDY: Criminal? PETERSEN: No. KENNEDY: Bench? PETERSEN: No. KENNEDY: State or federal court? PETERSEN: I have not. It only got worse from there. ...
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https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui=2&ik=d919fdced1&view=lg&msg=160aae6257718bd3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF NEVADA Robert Blair, Thomas Deegan, Jeremy Lowe, Peter Ostrowski, Don Bailey, Stephen Duane Curry : CRIMINAL : v. : :99-9920 RICHARD CHENEY, JOHN BRENNAN, JOHN ASHCROFT, ROBERT MUELLER, GEORGE W. BUSH, GEORGE H.W. BUSH, KEVIN SPACEY, BARACK OBAMA, JOHN MCCAIN,JAMES BAKER, EDGAR BRONFMAN SR., PAUL WOLFOWITZ, RICHARD PERLE, PETER MUNK,CONDALEEZA RICE, GEORGE SOROS, JOHN KERRY, BANDAR BIN SULTAN, DAVID ROCKEFELLER, BRENT SNOWCROFT, ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI and HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON (Cheney, Brennan et. all with prejudice) Concerning conspiracy to enact treason with a public Black-Op Attack on the united states, to include the twin towers stationed i...
Judges and court staff in Manhattan gathered to celebrate the 225th anniversary of the Southern District of New York. The district is commonly referred to as the "Mother Court" because it was the first federal court to convene after the passage of the Judiciary Act of 1789, which established the federal court system.
U.S. District Court Judge Julie A. Robinson's journey to the federal bench in Topeka, KS, started when, at the age of five, she decided to become a lawyer. She credits her success to her father's faith in her and the fact that her mentors set high standards and demanded the best from her. Judge Robinson tells young people: "You never can dream big enough, sometimes. You can never really know all that is in store for you. All you can do is make sure that you are ready, and positioned, and able, and willing to accept all that comes your way."
Senator John Kennedy asks Matthew Spencer Petersen, a commissioner on the Federal Election Commission and nominated by President Trump to serve as a U.S. District Court judge, questions of law. ✪ Like - Share - Comment - Subscribe ✪ Help subscribe my channel for more videos thank for watching. © Breaking News
The United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois hosted a Congressional Swearing-In Ceremony on Friday, February 1, 2013. Newly elected Congressmen Rodney Davis and William Enyart took a ceremonial oath of office before their constituents, family, and friends.
U.S. District Court Judge Reggie Walton, District of Columbia, hasn’t let circumstances or other people define him. A talented football player, whose college injury took him out of the game, he discovered his intellectual abilities and rigorously applied them to getting a law degree. As an Assistant U.S. Attorney in Washington, D.C. his reputation for diligence and success in the courtroom brought him to the attention of the White House. He was appointed to judgeships by three Presidents and named to high-profile public service assignments by two Chief Justices of the United States. His advice for facing adversity: Don’t let outside forces define you or determine your future.
WARNING.. Dry subject matter ... A video of my speedily reading a supreme court case and a history of the District of Columbia courts and my attempts to decipher what the heck they may tell us. United States Supreme Court O'DONOGHUE v. UNITED STATES, (1933) No. 729 Argued: April 12, 1933 Decided: May 29, 1933 This case helps to illustrate that only "one" of the United States District Courts (inferior court of the United States) has had additional administrative powers conferred upon it by Congress, These powers could not be conferred on United States District Courts located in the 50 sovereign states. (This one of a kind court is even referred to as "the general government of the United States). Before it was the United States District Court for the District of Columbia "IT" w...
An explanation of the district court's role in the federal court system.
U.S. District Court Judge Virginia Kendall kept moving forward through loss and challenges on her journey to the federal bench. Kendall talks about the importance of believing in herself, digging deep and accepting the support of family and friends along the way to becoming a federal judge in the Northern District of Illinois.
U.S. District Court Judge Juan R. Sánchez, of Philadelphia, moved at age 12 from Puerto Rico to New York where he learned English, excelled in school, and developed his baseball talents. Baseball helped him assimilate and make friends, but it was his passion for public service that led him to the federal bench. He still plays baseball on a league and brings his work ethic and dedication to the diamond and to the courthouse every day.
Welcome to SCOTUS Review Friday. This segment is dedicated to make the decisions and rulings of The Supreme Court Of The United States understandable. I also pose my opinion of the ruling after having presented you guys with all of the information actually found in the decision. Here is a link to the case reviewed in this episode: http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/13pdf/12-929_olq2.pdf Please Like and share the videos, subscribe to the channel, and leave feedback in the comments bellow. To get behind the scenes and in between the videos updates like me on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LarWalls and on twitter at https://twitter.com/LawrenceWalles Thanks for watching :D