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Judicial Branch of US government

laws

interpret

jurisdictions

exclusive, concurrent

original jurisdiction

where the case goes first

appellate jurisdiction

case goes secondary

original and appellate

Supreme court has both _____ and _______ jurisdictions

authority of federal court

constitution, federal laws, disputes between states, citizens of different states, federal govt and treaties, admiralty and maritime laws, US diplomats

organization of federal court

1. US supreme court, 2. Appeals court, 3. district court

state court organization

US supreme, Appeals, Superior, District

Appellate Jurisdiction

supreme court, court of appeals

original jurisdiction

district courts

Supreme court procedures

oct-june/july, docket, briefs, arguments, conferences

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