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- What is the purpose of the judicial branch?
- To interpret laws
What article is the judicial branch set up?
How long is a justice's term?
Who is the head of the Supreme Court?
John G. Roberts Jr.
Who was the first black justice?
Who was the first Mexican justice?
Where do most federal court cases begin?
How many district courts are there?
What is original jurisdiction?
- Original jurisdiction is the court where the case first goes.
- 94 District Courts
- Supreme Court
What is appellate jurisdiction?
Where the case goes if appealed
What makes a criminal case?
- The breaking of a law
What makes a civil case?
- Law suit
What is a plaintiff?
Person who brings up the suit in a civil case
What is a precedent?
Making a decision based on a previous case; sets a policy
What is the Court in-between the Supreme Court and District Court?
12 US Court of Appeals
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