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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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