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Unformatted text preview: Agencies that maintain a strong economy (fiscal policy, Federal Reserve System, and revenue agencies) Controlling the size (Termination, Devolution, and Privatization) Controlling the power (Presidential powers, congressional powers, oversight, power of the purse) Chapter 15, The Courts Types of law (civil, criminal, public) Court terms (plaintiff, defendant, precedent, stare decsis , plea bargain, jurisdiction) Types of courts and the structure of the court system (trial, appellate, supreme) Supreme Court (number of justices, terms, appointment, senatorial courtesy, Chief Justice) Article III (judicial review , Marbury v. Madison , Roe v. Wade, Brown v. Board of Education, Miranda v. Arizona) Supreme Court decision making process (opinions, dissents, amicus briefs, writ of certiorari , oral arguments) Judicial activism and Judicial restraint...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course POS 2041 taught by Professor Duncan during the Fall '08 term at Valencia.
- Fall '08