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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…
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
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
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
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
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
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
13 terms
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…
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
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
9 terms
Supreme Court
John Roberts
Clarence Thomas
Anthony Scalia
Anthony Kennedy
John Roberts
Clarence Thomas
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…
9 terms
Supreme Court
John G. Roberts (Conservative & Chief…
Anthony M. Kennedy (Conservative & swi…
Clarence Thomas (Conservative)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Liberal)
John G. Roberts (Conservative & Chief…
Anthony M. Kennedy (Conservative & swi…
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
9 terms
Supreme Court
John G. Roberts... Chief Justice... From New…
Antonin Scalia... New Jersey... Republican... 1…
Anthony M. Kennedy... Swing Vote... Californ…
Clarence Thomas... Georgia... Republican... 1991
John G. Roberts... Chief Justice... From New…
Antonin Scalia... New Jersey... Republican... 1…
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 -
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…
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
9 terms
Supreme Court
John Roberts Republican
Anthony Kennedy Republican
Clarence Thomas Republican
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Democratic
John Roberts Republican
Anthony Kennedy Republican
8 terms
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…
5 terms
The Supreme Court
Writ of certiorari
Docket
Majority Opinion
Concurring opinions
An order seeking review of the lower court case
List of cases to be heard
Something signed by at least 5 of the 9 members of the court
Agree with overall conclusion in the case but stress some dif…
Writ of certiorari
An order seeking review of the lower court case
Docket
List of cases to be heard
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
Antonin Scalia
Anthony Kennedy
Clarence Thomas
Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Antonin Scalia
Anthony Kennedy
12 terms
US Supreme Court Cases
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
Schenk v. United States (1919)
NY Times v. United States (1971)
Texas v Johnson
established judicial review... The ability of the Supreme Court…
the Supreme Court can measure the limits of free speech (exam…
A newspaper printed parts of the Pentagon papers, exposing co…
The Supreme Court decided that flag burning as an expression…
Marbury v. Madison (1803)
established judicial review... The ability of the Supreme Court…
Schenk v. United States (1919)
the Supreme Court can measure the limits of free speech (exam…
9 terms
Supreme Court
Scalia
Ginsburg
Clarence Thomas
Chief Justice John Roberts
Scalia
Ginsburg
21 terms
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…
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…
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…
12 terms
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
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
9 terms
Supreme Court
Thomas
Scalia
Roberts
Kennedy
Clarence _____________
Antonin _____________
John G. ______________
Anthony M. ____________
Thomas
Clarence _____________
Scalia
Antonin _____________
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 ______…
39 terms
Supreme Court
Number of justices set at 9 by
% of cases offered to it the Court doe…
Judicial philosophy: definition of str…
Judicial philosophy: definition of loo…
Judiciary Act 1869
96
Interpreting the Constitution in a strict and literal fashion…
Interpreting the Constitution in a loose and contextual fashi…
Number of justices set at 9 by
Judiciary Act 1869
% of cases offered to it the Court doe…
96
6 terms
Supreme Court
Roberts
O'Connor
T. Marshall
Sotomayer
Chief Justice
1st woman
1st African American
1st Hispanic
Roberts
Chief Justice
O'Connor
1st woman
18 terms
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…
9 terms
Supreme Court
Sonia Sotomayer
Stephen G Breyer
Samuel A Alito Jr
Elena Kagan
Sonia Sotomayer
Stephen G Breyer
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).
11 terms
The Supreme Court
constitution
nominated
evolved
confirmed
A document of written principles that govern a society
to propose for an honor, award, or the like
to develop gradually
made certain as to validity
constitution
A document of written principles that govern a society
nominated
to propose for an honor, award, or the like
8 terms
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
16 terms
supreme court
how many justices serve on the Supreme…
the supreme court is the court in the…
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 court in the…
highest
54 terms
The Supreme Court
Supreme Court
Judicial Branch
Primary Function of the Supreme Court
Uniform/ Uniformity
highest court in the land
Supreme Court is the top of the Judicial Branch
to resolve disputes that arise over the meaning of federal la…
The SC tries to make sure that federal law means the same thi…
Supreme Court
highest court in the land
Judicial Branch
Supreme Court is the top of the Judicial Branch
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…
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…
12 terms
Supreme Court
The Supreme Court was the only court c…
He was the 4th Chief Justice and his d…
The court established this power in Ma…
Since the mid 1800's the number of jus…
The Constitution
John Marshall
judicial review
9
The Supreme Court was the only court c…
The Constitution
He was the 4th Chief Justice and his d…
John Marshall
12 terms
The Supreme Court
explicitly
judicial reveiw
remand
opinion
fully revealed without vagueness
courts' power to decided whether a law or presidential action…
return a case to a lower court
explanation of the reasoning that led to a Supreme Court deci…
explicitly
fully revealed without vagueness
judicial reveiw
courts' power to decided whether a law or presidential action…
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