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supreme court cnc1

how case is decided and how justices are selected

there must be an actual case or controversy involving two adversarial parties. 1
the parties involved must have standing. 2
cases that are moot do not qualify for consideration by the Court. 3
cases that are not ripe do not qualify for consideration by the Court 4
what is a moot case is no longer relevant
justices selection gender, experience, diversity, age, philosophy
to be selected you must receive this 60 votes from the senate
what is a writ of certiorari a request from the high court to the lower court for information on a case so it can be reviewed
what is amicus curiae briefs to the Court in support of one side of the case, either voluntarily or at the attorneys' request.
what is writ of mandamus an order by the supreme court requiring a government agent to carry out a legal duty
Created by: jjcma5