Research the judicial system of your home state or a different state of your choice. Use the National Center for State Courts website from the module resources to lead you to your state court systemâ€™s online portal. In the first paragraph of your initial post, provide a brief â€œcourt system profileâ€ of your stateâ€™s judicial system, being sure to include the following points: Use New York For state to research
- Are your judges appointed or elected?
- How many levels of appeals courts are there?
- What venue (geographical area) and jurisdiction (subject matter) does each trial court in your state have authority to hear?
Then, in your next paragraph, answer the following:
- Given your stateâ€™s geography and court system structure, what issues are likely to arise regarding venue for different criminal and civil cases?