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23 terms
Supreme Court
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
Which article established and defined…
Judiciary Act of 1789
The current Chief Justice of the Unite…
9
Article 3
Legislative act that established the basic three-tiered struc…
Justice Roberts
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
9
Which article established and defined…
Article 3
29 terms
Supreme Court
Antonin Scalia
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Stephen Breyer
Clarence Thomas
Who is this Associate Justice
Who is this Associate Justice
Who is this Associate Justice
Who is this Associate Justice
Antonin Scalia
Who is this Associate Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Who is this Associate Justice
15 terms
Supreme Court
Marbury vs. Madison
Scott vs. Sanford Plessy vs. Ferguson
Worcester vs. Georgia
Gibbons vs. Ogden
Supreme Court case that established the power of the Supreme…
Two Supreme Court cases that dealt with slaves or descendants…
Supreme Court case that was (ignored) not enforced by Preside…
Supreme Court case that dealt with interstate trade (trade be…
Marbury vs. Madison
Supreme Court case that established the power of the Supreme…
Scott vs. Sanford Plessy vs. Ferguson
Two Supreme Court cases that dealt with slaves or descendants…
15 terms
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
9
Chief Justice
Interpret
The highest federal court in the country known as the court o…
Number of judges who serve on the Supreme Court
The head judge of the Supreme Court who decides which cases w…
Job of the Judicial Branch, to look over laws and explain bas…
Supreme Court
The highest federal court in the country known as the court o…
9
Number of judges who serve on the Supreme Court
21 terms
Supreme Court
Section 1, Article III of the Constitu…
What does the Supreme Court have final…
Madbury vs. Madison
What type of jurisdiction does the Sup…
Determines the size of Supreme Court
The meaning of the Constitution
Judiciary Act of 1789, Congress created the federal court sys…
original and appellate jurisdiction
Section 1, Article III of the Constitu…
Determines the size of Supreme Court
What does the Supreme Court have final…
The meaning of the Constitution
7 terms
Supreme Court Cases
Kelo vs New London
MGM Studios vs Grokster
Florence vs Board of Chosen Freeholder
Miranda vs Arizona
eminent domain case where the supreme court ruled that privat…
n a unanimous opinion , the Court held that companies that di…
Affirmed the lower court, holding that the strip searches for…
The accused must be notified of their rights before being que…
Kelo vs New London
eminent domain case where the supreme court ruled that privat…
MGM Studios vs Grokster
n a unanimous opinion , the Court held that companies that di…
10 terms
Supreme Court
Judicial Review
U.S. Court of Appeals
U.S. District Court
Recuse
power to declare acts of Congress or Executive Actions UNCONS…
Three judge panel
Principle trial court in the federal court system
A justice may remove themselves from a case because of a conf…
Judicial Review
power to declare acts of Congress or Executive Actions UNCONS…
U.S. Court of Appeals
Three judge panel
18 terms
Supreme Court
The supreme court is which branch of g…
There are how many members on the Supr…
The Leader of the Supreme Court is cal…
The Chief Justice's name is
The Judicial Branch
9
Chief Justice
John Roberts
The supreme court is which branch of g…
The Judicial Branch
There are how many members on the Supr…
9
35 terms
The Supreme Court
Original jurisdiction: *
Appellate jurisdiction: *
Original intent:
Federal district courts:
a court has original jurisdiction if it is the first court to…
the power of a court to hear cases that are on appeal from lo…
when justices look at what the authors of the Constitution or…
lowest level of the federal court system. There are 94 distri…
Original jurisdiction: *
a court has original jurisdiction if it is the first court to…
Appellate jurisdiction: *
the power of a court to hear cases that are on appeal from lo…
21 terms
Supreme Court
Inferior courts
Jurisdiction
Exclusive jurisdiction
Concurrent jurisdiction
Lower level courts, set up to handle minor cases
The authority of the court to hear a case
Power of the federal courts alone to hear certain cases
Power shared by federal and state courts to hear certain cases
Inferior courts
Lower level courts, set up to handle minor cases
Jurisdiction
The authority of the court to hear a case
15 terms
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
9
Chief Justice
Interpret
The highest federal court in the country known as the court o…
Number of judges who serve on the Supreme Court
The head judge of the Supreme Court who decides which cases w…
Job of the Judicial Branch, to look over laws and explain bas…
Supreme Court
The highest federal court in the country known as the court o…
9
Number of judges who serve on the Supreme Court
12 terms
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
Illegal
Federal Law
Associate Justice
...
against the law
A law that affects the whole country
title of the eight Supreme Court justices who are not the chi…
Supreme Court
...
Illegal
against the law
Supreme Court
Thomas
Scalia
Roberts
Kennedy
Clarence _____________
Antonin _____________
John G. ______________
Anthony M. ____________
Thomas
Clarence _____________
Scalia
Antonin _____________
14 terms
Supreme Court
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
Which article established and defined…
Marbury v. Madison
Original Jurisdiction
9
Article 3
This case establishes the Supreme Court's power of Judicial R…
The jurisdiction of courts that hear a case first, usually in…
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
9
Which article established and defined…
Article 3
Supreme Court
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
Dred Scott v. Sanford
Gitlow v. NY
Baker v. Carr
Case went from October 5th 1964-December 14th 1964. Motel ref…
Slave Missouri 1833-1843. Resided in Illinois. Part of the Lo…
Gitlow, a socialist, was arrested for distributing copies of…
Baker, a Tennessee resident, sued Carr, the Secretary of the…
Heart of Atlanta Motel v. United States
Case went from October 5th 1964-December 14th 1964. Motel ref…
Dred Scott v. Sanford
Slave Missouri 1833-1843. Resided in Illinois. Part of the Lo…
21 terms
Supreme Court
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
Which article established and defined…
A judge on the US supreme court, who i…
This case establishes the Supreme Cour…
9
Article 3
Associate Justices
Marbury v. Madison
How many justices sit on the Supreme C…
9
Which article established and defined…
Article 3
The Supreme Court
Judicial Review
Constitutional
Unconstitutional
The Judiciary Act of 1789
The implied power of the Supreme Court to review law. The Sup…
Legal. Abiding by the Constitution. Most times, the Supreme C…
Illegal. Violating the principles of the Constitution.
Signed by George Washington, this act established the structu…
Judicial Review
The implied power of the Supreme Court to review law. The Sup…
Constitutional
Legal. Abiding by the Constitution. Most times, the Supreme C…
Supreme Court
Supreme Court
Chief Justice:
Associate Justices:
Writ of Certiorari
- The highest court of the U.S.
John Roberts- A Conservative appointed by Bush (2005).
Anthony Kennedy- A moderate conservative (⅔ times conservativ…
- An order from the Supreme Court to a lower court to send up…
Supreme Court
- The highest court of the U.S.
Chief Justice:
John Roberts- A Conservative appointed by Bush (2005).
15 terms
Supreme Court
role of senate
Role of Supreme Court
Who controls the senate?
Quorum
...
to interpret the law to see what is constitutional
the majority leader
you need a majority to do business
role of senate
...
Role of Supreme Court
to interpret the law to see what is constitutional
8 terms
Supreme court and the Supreme court
How many justices serve on the Supreme…
The supreme court is the________ the c…
The supreme court hears what type of l…
The supreme court reviews cases theref…
9
Highest
Constitutional
appellate
How many justices serve on the Supreme…
9
The supreme court is the________ the c…
Highest
Supreme Court
Petit Jury ...
Grand Jury ...
Criminal Law says...
Civil Law says...
Decides if the defendant committed a crime or not
Decides if defendant is guilty and if there is enough evidenc…
Crime must be proven to be committed and for most offenses, p…
Can have a lawyer or represent themselves to gather evidence…
Petit Jury ...
Decides if the defendant committed a crime or not
Grand Jury ...
Decides if defendant is guilty and if there is enough evidenc…
28 terms
Supreme Court
Qualifications to be a judge on the Su…
Total number of Justices
The Supreme Court is led by
Selection
no official qualifications like Senators or Representatives.…
9
the Chief Justice of the United States. The other eight jus…
Chosen by the US President and approved by the Senate. Simple…
Qualifications to be a judge on the Su…
no official qualifications like Senators or Representatives.…
Total number of Justices
9
Supreme Court
John G. Roberts
Antonin Scalia
Clarence Thomas
Anthony M. Kennedy
Chief Justice
Associate Justice
Associate Justice
Associate Justice
John G. Roberts
Chief Justice
Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice
Supreme Court
Chief Justice:John Roberts
Anthony Kennedy
Clarence Thomas
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
appointed by George W Bush in 2005
appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1988 - swing vote
appointed by George HW Bush in 1991- 2nd African American Jus…
appointed by Bill Clinton in 1993- generally liberal
Chief Justice:John Roberts
appointed by George W Bush in 2005
Anthony Kennedy
appointed by Ronald Reagan in 1988 - swing vote
12 terms
Supreme Court
Bicameral
Amendment
Impiled power
Enumerated power
having two separate lawmaking chambers
a change, correction, or improvement added to a documemt
a power not enumerated in the Constitution but suggested in i…
a power specifically given Congress in the Constitution
Bicameral
having two separate lawmaking chambers
Amendment
a change, correction, or improvement added to a documemt
11 terms
Supreme Court
Judicial Review
Federal Cases start in a...
A Federal Court's verdict can be appea…
A Circuit Court's verdict can be appea…
The process of deciding if a law is Constitutional
Federal Court
Circuit Court
Supreme Court
Judicial Review
The process of deciding if a law is Constitutional
Federal Cases start in a...
Federal Court
10 terms
Supreme court
Nose
Knows
Trial
Jury
The part of the face used to smell or breathe
To have knowledge or be familiar with
The studying and deciding of a case in a court of law
A group of citizens that chose to listen to the facts and pro…
Nose
The part of the face used to smell or breathe
Knows
To have knowledge or be familiar with
Supreme Court
nullify
Sandra Day O'Connor
Judicial review
qualifications to be a Supreme Court j…
legally cancel
- Supreme Court Justice... - appointed by Reagan - '81... - first w…
court can review any federal, state, or local law or action t…
none
nullify
legally cancel
Sandra Day O'Connor
- Supreme Court Justice... - appointed by Reagan - '81... - first w…
supreme court
brown v. board
dred scott v. stanford
Engel v. vitale ( Angel Prayer)
Escobedo v. Illinois
1954 - The Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson, declar…
Supreme Court case that declared slaves as property and not p…
A nondenominational prayer was authorized to be said at the s…
Escobedo was arrested for murder and was denied a lawyer befo…
brown v. board
1954 - The Supreme Court overruled Plessy v. Ferguson, declar…
dred scott v. stanford
Supreme Court case that declared slaves as property and not p…
8 terms
Supreme Court
Judicial Review
Constitutional
Nullify
Jurisdiction
the power of the Supreme Court to say whether any federal, st…
in accordance with the constitution
to cancel legally
the supreme court has original jurisdiction in only two types…
Judicial Review
the power of the Supreme Court to say whether any federal, st…
Constitutional
in accordance with the constitution
9 terms
Supreme Court
John G. Roberts
Antonin Scalia
Clarence Thomas
Anthony M. Kennedy
Chief Justice
Associate Justice
Associate Justice
Associate Justice
John G. Roberts
Chief Justice
Antonin Scalia
Associate Justice
Supreme Court
Length of term for Supreme Court Justice
Number of Supreme Court Justices
Most Common Case Heard By Supreme Court
Writ Of Certiorari
Life
9
Appeal Cases
An order to send information to the Supreme Court from a lowe…
Length of term for Supreme Court Justice
Life
Number of Supreme Court Justices
9
7 terms
Supreme Court
Furman v. Georgia
1,3,4,2
Texas v. Johnson
Sandra Day O'Connor
Death penalty unconstitunal because of violations of cruel an…
McCullough v. Maryland 1/ Gitlow v. New York 2 / Marbury v. M…
Which case v. Gregory lee Johnson was held due to Johnson bur…
First women to serve on the supreme court appointed by Ronald…
Furman v. Georgia
Death penalty unconstitunal because of violations of cruel an…
1,3,4,2
McCullough v. Maryland 1/ Gitlow v. New York 2 / Marbury v. M…
9 terms
Supreme Court
Scalia
Ginsburg
Clarence Thomas
Chief Justice John Roberts
Scalia
Ginsburg
13 terms
Supreme Court
writ of certiorari
brief
solicitor general
majority opinion
An order by the Supreme Court directing a lower court to send…
a written statement of legal reasoning by an attorney that su…
responsible for handling all appeals on behalf of the United…
a statement that presents the views of the majority of suprem…
writ of certiorari
An order by the Supreme Court directing a lower court to send…
brief
a written statement of legal reasoning by an attorney that su…
Supreme Court
Marbury v. Madison
Gideon v. Wainwright
Miranda v. Arizona
Texas v. Johnson
Established Supreme Court role; 1803; Marshall
1963; Warren; right to a lawyer
1966; Warren; right to remain silent
1989; Rehnquist; flag burning ok
Marbury v. Madison
Established Supreme Court role; 1803; Marshall
Gideon v. Wainwright
1963; Warren; right to a lawyer
12 terms
Supreme Court
1. term
2. writ of certiorari
3. Court docket
4. caseload
nine months; Monday to October
latin for "to make more certain"; directs lower court to send…
calendar of cases to be heard
workload of cases in a period of time
1. term
nine months; Monday to October
2. writ of certiorari
latin for "to make more certain"; directs lower court to send…
9 terms
supreme court
oligarchy... The ruling oligarchy enjoyed…
confiscate... The guards at the White Hou…
constraints... Liberty is simply a freedo…
domestic... A dog that is kept as a house…
A small group having control of a country, organization or in…
to take or seize with authority
limitation or restriction
of or relating to the running of a home or to family relation…
oligarchy... The ruling oligarchy enjoyed…
A small group having control of a country, organization or in…
confiscate... The guards at the White Hou…
to take or seize with authority
16 terms
Supreme Court
Writ of Certiorari
How is it determined which cases the S…
Brief
Amicus Curiea
an order from the court to a lower court to send up the recor…
-Supreme court justices... -writ of certiorari or appeal... -clerks…
written statement describing the legal arguments relevant fac…
-friends of the court... -interest groups etc.
Writ of Certiorari
an order from the court to a lower court to send up the recor…
How is it determined which cases the S…
-Supreme court justices... -writ of certiorari or appeal... -clerks…
10 terms
Supreme Court
original jurisdiction
concurrent jurisdiction
appellate jurisdiction
judicial review
A court's authority to hear a case first.
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
Authority held by a court to hear a case that is appealed fro…
Authority given the courts to review constitutionality of act…
original jurisdiction
A court's authority to hear a case first.
concurrent jurisdiction
Authority for both state and federal courts to hear and decid…
10 terms
supreme court
john roberts
anthony kennedy
clarence thomas
ruth bader ginsburg
born in 1955... graduated from harvard ... appointed chief in 2005…
born 1936 ... harvard ... appointed by ronald reagan in 1988
born in 1948 ... yale ... appointed in 1991 by george h w bush
born in 1933 ... columbia law school ... 1993 by bill clinton
john roberts
born in 1955... graduated from harvard ... appointed chief in 2005…
anthony kennedy
born 1936 ... harvard ... appointed by ronald reagan in 1988
Supreme Court
President Appointed Earl Warren as Chi…
Led to reapportionment for voting dist…
Ruled prayer in school is unconstituti…
separation of church and state
Eisenhower
Baker v. Carr
Engel v. Vitale
1st Amendment Establishment Clause
President Appointed Earl Warren as Chi…
Eisenhower
Led to reapportionment for voting dist…
Baker v. Carr
8 terms
Supreme Court
Life
President
Conservative
6 months
Supreme Court Justices are appointed for _________
Article III Section II of the Constitution states that ______…
_______________ justices have dominated the Supreme Court for…
Senator Mitch McConnell is trying to convince Americans to em…
Life
Supreme Court Justices are appointed for _________
President
Article III Section II of the Constitution states that ______…
Supreme Court
potential
conservative
liberal
progress
having or showing the capacity to become or develop into some…
a person who is averse to change and holds to traditional val…
favoring maximum individual liberty in political and social r…
growth or development; continuous improvement
potential
having or showing the capacity to become or develop into some…
conservative
a person who is averse to change and holds to traditional val…
Supreme Court
No one br. becomes too powerful / seiz…
Nominated / President / Confirm / Senate
Life / Retire / Impeach / Remove
Appeal / lower court
The framers divided power and responsibilities among 3 branch…
Supreme Court justices are - by the -, but must be - by the -
They serve for - unless they - or are - and -
The Court is primarily an - court; reviewing decisions from -
No one br. becomes too powerful / seiz…
The framers divided power and responsibilities among 3 branch…
Nominated / President / Confirm / Senate
Supreme Court justices are - by the -, but must be - by the -
48 terms
The Supreme Court
Original jurisdiction: *
Appellate jurisdiction: *
Original intent:
Federal district courts:
a court has original jurisdiction if it is the first court to…
the power of a court to hear cases that are on appeal from lo…
when justices look at what the authors of the Constitution or…
lowest level of the federal court system. There are 94 distri…
Original jurisdiction: *
a court has original jurisdiction if it is the first court to…
Appellate jurisdiction: *
the power of a court to hear cases that are on appeal from lo…
9 terms
The Supreme Court
Appellate Jurisdiction
Senatorial Courtesy
Write of Certiorari
Rule of Four
The authority of a court to hear an appeal from a lower court.
An unwritten tradition whereby the Senate will not confirm no…
An order by the Supreme Court directing a lower court to send…
The Supreme Court will hear a case if four justices agree to…
Appellate Jurisdiction
The authority of a court to hear an appeal from a lower court.
Senatorial Courtesy
An unwritten tradition whereby the Senate will not confirm no…
6 terms
Supreme Court
How many justices on the Supreme Court?
How long is a Supreme Court Justice's…
Who appoints a Supreme Court Justice?
Who must approve a Supreme Court Justi…
9
For Life
The President
The Senate
How many justices on the Supreme Court?
9
How long is a Supreme Court Justice's…
For Life
The Supreme Court
Judicial Review
Opinion
Concurring Opinion
Dissenting Opinion
The Supreme Court's power to determine the constitutionally o…
The written justification for the decision of a court of law
If a judge agrees with the decision of the majority but disag…
If one or more justices disagree with the decision of the maj…
Judicial Review
The Supreme Court's power to determine the constitutionally o…
Opinion
The written justification for the decision of a court of law
The Supreme Court
judicial review
constitutional
nullify
Supreme Court
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
in accordance with the Constitution
to counter; make unimportant
Consists of nine justices, each appointed by the President an…
judicial review
Allows the court to determine the constitutionality of laws
constitutional
in accordance with the Constitution
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