Unit 5 Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch of US government
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