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APGOV Ch. 15, 4 & 5
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What do courts of appeals focus their attention on?
What is the significance of the decisions of courts of appeals?
Resolution of cases
Which court interprets national laws, resolves state conflicts, and maintains national supremacy in law?
The supreme court
What's it called when a president adheres to a state senator's wishes when appointing a state level judicial post?
What are the four steps taken before a justice will hear a case?
Request for review, appeals discussed, placed on docket, obtains four votes
This beurocrat represents the government in court and is responsible for all duties that include the government as a litigant in court
Which court was the super liberal one that expanded criminal rights and banned prayer?
Earl Warren Court
Which court was the super conservative one that busted Nixon and legalized abortion?
Warren Burger Court
A doctrine developed and used as means to avoid decisions on some cases
The judicial interpretation of an act of congress
These ensure equal and fair treatment to every American citizen
These ensure that no citizen's natural rights shall be infringed except by due process of law
This prohibited the southern states to deny African Americans the right to vote through INFORMAL methods
Voting rights act of 1965
Prohibited voting discrimination against women
Equal rights amendment
The phrase that makes reference to equal comparibility and wage in the work place
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