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

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