The Supreme Court as the Third Branch

The Supreme Court as the Third Branch - court, and federal...

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The Supreme Court as the Third Branch Comprised of o 94 US district courts and 3 special courts…all trial courts o 12 regional courts of appeals and 1 US court of appeals for the federal circuit o US Supreme Court o Other courts include military courts, court of veterans appeals, US tax
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Unformatted text preview: court, and federal administrative agencies and boards • An independent judiciary o No election, lifetime appointment, consistent salaries • Criteria for appointment o Diversity- o Experience o “Confirmability” o Politics and predictability o Judicial philosophy...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course POL 0011 taught by Professor Glaser during the Spring '08 term at Tufts.

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