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Assessment Review

Review for the three branches of government

people a member of Congress represents constituents
plan for raising and spending money budget
agreement to end debate on a bill cloture
chief officers of each party in Congress floor leaders
person who presides over the Senate in Vice President‘s place president pro tempore
accuse an official of serious wrongdoing impeach
use of long speeches to prevent a vote on a bill filibuster
government body that brings a criminal charge against the accused prosecution
individual or group that brings a complaint against another party plaintiff
request for a higher court to review a case appeal
power of the Supreme Court to overturn laws judicial review
guidelines for how similar cases should be decided in the future precedent
effort by judges to play an active role in making policy judicial activism
party who defends against a complaint defendant
work by judges to avoid overturning laws judicial restraint
the authority to hear a case first original jurisdiction
the authority to hear a case from a lower court appellate jurisdiction
handle appeals from federal district courts court of appeals
plans that guide our nation's relationship with other countries foreign policy
plans for dealing with national problems domestic policy
official representatives to foreign governments ambassadors
right of the President to keep some information secret from Congress and the courts executive privilege
formal agreements with other countries treaties
Congress is made up of Representatives and Senators
If the president vetoes a bill Congress can override with two-thirds vote
How many terms can a President serve two
To appoint a federal judge, the President needs approval from Congress
The defendant in The State of Florida v. Mr. Jones is... Mr. Jones
These courts are the workhorses of the federal court system? district courts
Unlike legislators, federal judges should be impartial
How can a precedent help a judge make a decision? The judge may find an earlier case similar to the current case.
Which famous case established Judicial Review Marbury v. Madison
Created by: Simryla