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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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