In the 2 hypothetical situations as indicated above, if the basketball coach and/or the pizza parlor wants to appeal to the higher courts, or for just going to court, period, would their attorneys charge them as follows: If the attorney believes the chances of winning are good, the attorney will tell his/her client that his/her client could pay him/her after the case by paying a certain percentage or portion of the quantity of money won. However, if the attorney believes the chances of winning are not good, the attorney will demand his/her client to pay him/her in advance. Is that how it works?
When one appeals to "the higher courts", are jurors involved in these courts too or are they decided by judges only?
Can you please also list all the higher courts by name from the lowest to the highest? I believe 2 of them are The Circuit Court of Appeals and The State Supreme Court, but I don't know any others nor which ones are smallest to highest. (with the exception that The State Supreme Court is the highest)
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