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Default 03-02-2010, 08:52 PM

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Question 15: How and why did Batgirl become Oracle? (4)

Question 26: What movie is this quote from: "So when did the nut take over the nuthouse?" (3 points)

Question 28: Name three types of cases the U.S. Federal Courts have district over. (4 points)

Question 33: What was Cornelius Vanderbilt famous for? (4)

Question 36: What does "Kon na mon desu ka?" mean? (4)

Question 37: Who wrote the book which the movie I, Robot was based off of? (2)

Question 38: What is a riposte? (2)

Question 39: What sport uses a shuttlecock? (2)

Question 40: What is Mr. Magoo's first name? (3)
26: Batman Begins

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Originally Posted by http://www.uscourts.gov/outreach/resources/fedstate_lessonplan.htm
1. Diversity of Citizenship
Federal courts can have jurisdiction over a case of a civil nature in which parties are residents of different states and the amount in question exceeds the amount set by federal law (currently $75,000). The federal courts are often required to apply state law when dealing with these cases since the issues concern matters of state law. The fact that the parties are from different states and that the amount in question is high enough is what manages to get such cases into federal court.
2. Federal Question
Federal courts have jurisdiction over cases that arise under the U.S. Constitution, the laws of the United States, and the treaties made under the authority of the United States. These issues are the sole prerogative of the federal courts and include the following types of cases:
And so I say, there are only two, Diversity of Citizenship, and Federal Question

33. He was a railroad tycoon

36: It means different things depending on which language you translate from. be specific.

37: Isaac Asimov's I, Robot. How creative.

38: In fencing, the riposte (French for retort) is an offensive action with the intent of hitting one's opponent, made by the fencer who has just parried an attack.

40: Quincy


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