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Supreme Court in Appellat Jurisdiction
97% of cases
U.S court of appeals
Highest state courts(federal involvement)
Court of MIlitary Appeals
Supreme court in Original Jurisdiction
3% of cases
Two or more states
US and a state
Foreign ambassadors and diplomats
State and citizen of another state
Court of Appeals
Has no original jurisdiction
Hears appeals from lower federal courts
US regulatory commissions
US District courts
NO Appellate jurisdiction
Civil suits under federal law
Civil suits between citizens involving more than $75000
State trial courts handle about how many filings per year?
Appellate Courts handle about how many filings per year?
Two senators from each state(6 years), Each senator has one vote
Established direct election of the senators by popular vote also pass certian qualifications, allows governers to take place temporarly if need be
To assure continuity all senators dont run all at one time, elected on a stagerd basis
Senator must be 30 years old and been a citizen of the US 9 years, must be residing citizen of state running for
The vise president shall be the president of the senate but have no vote. unless equally divided
The senate can chuse its officers in absence of a president
Senate has the sole power to impeach the president. No person shall be convicted usless a two thirds vote
he or she is immediately removed from office, and may be barred from holding any public office in the future
Judiciary Act of 1789
Established the basic three-tiered structure of the Federal court system
Marbury v. Madison
This case establishes the Supreme Court's power of Judicial Review
courts established by Congress for specialized purposes, such as the Court of Appeals for veterans Claim;/ m
a brief submitted by a "friend of the court"
view that the courts should reject any active lawmaking functions and stick to judicial interpretations of the past
The way in which court decisions are translated into action.