Bus311 week 1 discussion 1 & 2 | BUS 311 | Ashford University
Some criteria may determine whether the case can be brought before federal courts. For example, it must not involve a matter under federal law and falls within the purview of the federal district. It is also possible to agree to the hearing of your dispute by a federal court. This would offer advantages like a faster resolution time due to a smaller backlog than state courts and potential cost savings.
Other advantages associated with having one’s case heard by a federal court are that they tend to have more judicial experience and knowledge when compared to state courts – enabling them to better understand complex legal issues while also providing greater access/expertise in areas related to antitrust or intellectual property law etc.. A common set of procedural and evidence safeguards is used in all 50 states. This makes it easy for lawyers who work from different locations to maintain consistency.
But, federal cases can have certain disadvantages. They are subject to stricter evidence rules and procedures. This could make the litigation more costly/complex as well as higher filing fees. Additionally, in some cases judges may not be familiar with local laws which could lead to decisions being overturned on appeal – resulting in additional costs and delays down the line.
Each party must consider both the advantages and disadvantages of federal and state courts before deciding which court to use in their case. This will ensure that each side has the best chance of getting a favorable outcome.