Chapter 17, Section 3 Questions for Review
Over what sorts of cases does the Supreme Court
have original jurisdiction?
What kinds of cases generally reach the Supreme
Court “on appeal”?
What is the procedure followed for requesting and
issuing writs of certiorari?
What is the purpose of a lawyer’s brief?
What is the purpose of an
Who decides which justice will write the majority
What other kinds of opinions can be written, and
what purposes do they serve?