The Judicial Branch USG Unit 4
Terms in this set (22)
When both the state court and federal court have jurisdiction, it is called
The celebrated decision in this case gave the Supreme Court judicial review.
Marbury v. Madison
Cases involving maritime law come under jurisdiction of the
This court helps Congress exercise its power.
If the government has not paid a bill for goods or services, you may sue this court.
U.S. Court of Federal Claims
This was the first African American appoint to the Supreme court.
These courts derive their power from the Constitution and federal laws.
A trial court has
A formal accusation handed down by the grand jury is
One of these appellate courts is in each of the 12 regions across the United States.
U.S. Court of Appeals
This court is a last resort in all questions of federal law.
A court of appeals has
These courts are similar to district courts in function, operation and jurisdiction.
This is a trial jury.
If you are registered to vote, or have a driver's license, you may be called
for jury duty
Traveling to hold court in assigned regions is called
riding the circuit
This is an order from the court to send up records on a case for review.
writ of certiorari
This is a written statement setting forth the legal arguments.
One or more justices who agree with the majority 's conclusion about a case, but do so for different reasons, write a
this person assigns the writing of opinions to the justices.
This president appointed four justices to the Court.
The number of justices on the court is set by