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

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Created Mar 26, 2010ReportNominate
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