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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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