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

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