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Judicial Branch (supreme court)
thousands court cases but only one hundred picked.
If the court declines to hear a case the Court of appeals say is final.
The losing side of the Appeals court can appeal to this court.
Court of Appeals
San Francisco, CA
13 Court of Appeals in U.S
If someone is convicted of a rime and they thought it wasn't fair they can take the case here.
Each court has a panel of judges. They get to decide What courts they take.
The judges can uphold the decisions of the lower court and the outcome stands or can say there was wrong doing and can be retried.
Missoula Billing Butte Helena and Great falls 3 judges on each.
Each state has 94 district courts,
Lower federal courts are divided on cases by with they have jurisdiction.
Supreme court justices
The is no specific requirements to become a justice.
Serve for life
May declare executive actions unconstitutional
Checks on the legilative
May declare laws unconstitutional