Judicial Branch Quiz

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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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