Judicial Branch(supreme court) - Coggle Diagram
Judicial Branch(supreme court)
1000s are submitted but they only hear about 100
If the court declines to hear a case the court of appeals decision is final.
The losing side of the appeals can appeal to this court
Court of appeals
9th circuit -San Francisco, CA
13 court of appeals in the united states
If someone is convicted of a crime and they thought it wasn't fair they can take the case here.
If someone is convicted of a crime and they thought it wasn't fair they can take the case here
The judges can uphold the decision of the lower court and the outcome stands or they can by re-tried.
Missoula, butte, Helena, and Great falls- 9 judges
Each state has at least one of the 94 courts
Lower federal courts are divided over cases over which they have jurisdiction
Supreme court justices
There are no specific requirements to become the justices
Serve for life to avoid political ties
Checks on the executive branch
May declare executive actions unconstitutional
Checks on the legislative branch
May declare laws unconstitutional