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Dual-Court sysytem

What is the dual-court system? Why do we have a dual-court system in America? Could the drive toward court unification eventually lead to a monolithic court system? Would such a system be effective?

Judges have specific philosophical rationales and sentencing guidelines when providing a judgment over presented facts. If you were a judge, what would be your sentencing goals and philosophical rationales? Why? Can you envision any circumstances that might make your guidelines or sentencing goals change? Why? Provide an example of a situation that might be extremely difficult to judge that could put you as a judge in a situation to change your sentencing goals or philosophical rationales.

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An analysis of supplemental jurisdiction and abstention... Academic Journal By: Lee, Rex E.; Wilkins, Richard G. Brigham Young University Law Review. 1990, Vol. 1990 Issue 1, p321. 56p

The dual court system in America is predicated upon the fact that the United States Constitution mandated that a federal court system be created following independence as the original 13 colonies kept their own comprehensive court systems following the American Revolution. The United States Constitution has three separate integral parts including the judicial, executive, and legislative, which entail the use of the dual court system wherein the federal and state court systems at both levels are ...

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