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

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