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Vocab Judicial Branc

Chapter 10 Supreme court vacab

QuestionAnswer
an idividual of a group of people who bring a complaint against another party plaintiff
the party who answers a complaint and defends against it defendant
a government body that brings a criminal charge against a defendant who is accused of breaking one of its laws prosecution
a guideline for how all similar cases should be decided in the future precedent
the authority to hear a case first original jurisdiction
to ask a higher court to review the decision and determine if justice was done appeal
the authority to hear an appeal appellate jurisdiction
handle appeals from the federal district courts courts of appeals
what courts of appeals are also called circuit courts
the power to overturn any law that the Court decides is in conflict with the Constitution judicial review
a written statement explaining the reasons for the decision opinion
an effort by judges to take an active role in policymaking by overturning laws relatively often judicial restraint
Created by: shelbyl100