Court Management

Court Management
Jalaine Franklin, Christina Franklin, Desiree Berry, Kaila Gaston,
Justin McKinney, & Jacinta Ingram
University of Phoenix
Sheree Corniel
January 03, 2013

Court Management
      The courts are run off a hierarchical system a specific function and position. Two different categories of court are a part of the system to help keep it effective.   Trial court has a purpose to find factual information and give judgment on any case that is presented in them. Appellate court does not try any cases that are presented in them. They are responsible for reevaluating decisions made by both trial and lower appellate courts, if they are up for a process of appeals. Appellate courts usually have much authority in changing the decisions made by the lower courts. The highest level of appellate courts in the United States is the Supreme Court. This court has absolute power over the constitution. These two forms of courts have different powers and their own interpretation of the law.
      While the purposes and responsibilities of Courts core competency requires knowledge, reflection upon theoretic concepts, history and development over time ("Purpose and Responsibilities Of Court", 2011). The core competencies along with the everyday judicial administration give meaning to the responsibilities and purpose competency. For example if there is knowledge that is absent, both managerial and judicial court leaders can lose their way during a court proceeds.
      Individuals do not always do the right thing meaning, the legally right thing. There will always be arguments and disagreement along with conflicts regarding ones legal obligation. For example, If a case is moved down from filing to disposition in such a way to ensure, among other court purposes, individual justice in individual cases and the appearance of individual justice in individual cases -- consistency and predictability in the application of law and procedural rules -- courts...