The Judicial Branch


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What is the main purpose of the Judicial Branch?

 

Vocabulary

  1. judicial review

GENERAL KNOWLEDGE ABOUT THE SUPREME COURT

  1. How many Supreme Court Justices are there?  Has the number always been the same?
  2. How do you get to be a Supreme Court Justice?  Include the qualifications for the job.
  3. How do you stop being a Supreme Court Justice?
  4. How many cases are brought to the Supreme Court every year? 
  5. How many cases are actually heard by the Supreme Court?
  6. Why does the Supreme Court decide to hear a case?

OUTSIDE RESEARCH

Look up the landmark Supreme Court decisions cases below using the textbook.

After you've read about each case, write a paragraph about it.  Be sure to include the following:

 

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