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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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