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Terms related to the Judicial Branch!!!!
Number of Supreme Court justices.
The landmark case that established judicial review.
The U.S. has a total of 94 of these courts.
Courts created by Congress for a specialized and often temporary purpose.
Any court that has the power to hear an appeal of a trial court or lower tribunal.
The principle that the judicial branch has the power to decide what is constitutional or not.
A legal document that lays out the history and facts of a case and makes an argument for one side.
Means if you cannot afford a lawyer the government must provide you one.
The principle that a person cannot sue the government without the government's consent.
A brief filed by a 'friend' of the court.
Terms related to the Judicial Branch!!!!
The minority opinion of a court.
A lawsuit where the person who brings the suit also represents others in a similiar situation.
Executes powers of Article III of the Constitution.
Unofficial principle that if a senator from the same party as the president has an unofficial veto over any potential judicial nominees from hir/her state.
The side that starts a lawsuit.
Where a plaintiff can shift their costs to the defendant if they win.
Highest court in the land.
The principle that the judicial branch cannot decide cases that fall under the authority of other branches of government.
The principle of precedent.
A test of judges of ideological purity.

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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