Group that hears charges against a suspect and decides whether there is sufficient evidence to bring the person to trial.
A formal charge by a grand jury.
A trial jury, usually consisting of 6 or 12 people, that weighs the evidence presented at a trial and renders a verdict.
A region containing a United States appellate court.
A system in which the president submits the name of a candidate for judicial appointment to the senators from the candidate's state before formally submitting it for full senate approval.