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Unformatted text preview: A History of Courts in America Early Courts Colonial Courts Common Law Statutory Law Declaration of Independence (1776) Articles of Confederation (1781) Constitution (1787) Judiciary Act of 1789 Circuit Riding Evolution of the Federal Court System Few Early Cases Chisholm v. Georgia (1793) Eleventh Amendment The Marshall Court (1801-1835) Marbury v. Madison (1803) Judicial Review The impeachment of Samuel Chase Judicial Independence Dred Scott v. Sandford Judiciary Act of 1891 Gitlow v. New York (1919) Judiciary Act of 1925 New Deal Court Packing United States Federal Court System United States Supreme Court Michigan Supreme Court Seven Justices 13 United States Courts of Appeals Michigan is in the Sixth Circuit Michigan Court of Appeals One Court—Four Districts Ingham County is in the Fourth District United States District Courts Western District of Michigan Michigan Circuit Courts and District Courts Federal Agencies (such as the IRS) make Rulings That Can be appealed The Organization of the Court System...
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2008 for the course PLS 320 taught by Professor Snook during the Spring '08 term at Michigan State University.

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