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Terms related to the Judicial Branch!!!!
The landmark case that established judicial review.
Where a plaintiff can shift their costs to the defendant if they win.
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.
Any court that has the power to hear an appeal of a trial court or lower tribunal.
Courts created by Congress for a specialized and often temporary purpose.
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 legal document that lays out the history and facts of a case and makes an argument for one side.
A brief filed by a 'friend' of the court.
Terms related to the Judicial Branch!!!!
Number of Supreme Court justices.
The principle that the judicial branch cannot decide cases that fall under the authority of other branches of government.
Means if you cannot afford a lawyer the government must provide you one.
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.
Highest court in the land.
The minority opinion of a court.
The principle of precedent.
A test of judges of ideological purity.
Executes powers of Article III of the Constitution.

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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