From the e-Activity, propose at least three (3) rules that you would use in
order to choose the more appropriate court (state or federal) for the hearing of
a particular case. Discuss the reasoning for your choice of jurisdiction of the
court in each case. Provide two (2) examples of jurisdiction choice to support
Imagine that you are a judge in the U.S. Court of Appeals. Suggest three (3)
specific areas of review that you would use to review an appeals case, since
your court does not always hear cases in the same manner as that of the lower
courts. Provide a rationale for your response.
Describe the manner in which presiding judges use the principle of judicial
self-restraint within their U.S. courtroom procedures. Provide two (2) examples
where judicial self-restraint is in use to support your rationale.
Take a position as to the degree of success U.S. judges achieve in
implementing the principle of judicial self-restraint in their courts (state,
federal, or both). Support for your position should include a discussion of two
(2) popular recent cases that were heard in either your home state or in a