Judicial Branch - Judicial Branch 11/29/2007 11:39:00 AM...

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Judicial Branch 29/11/2007 12:39:00 Pat Robertson: endorsed Guiliani, and not Huckabee in attempt to remain relevant Bill Clinton: swift vote attack on Hillary Least Understood Framers left it very vague 3 Different levels of the branch Supreme Court Appellate Court/Circuit Courts (13 courts) Trial (original) Court/District Courts (94 courts) Judiciary Act of 1789 Congress controls power of courts Adversarial System of Justice Someone vs. Someone Non-political?? Not elected (no campaigns) Not intended to be democratic Primary Function Resolve Disputes Primary Objective Protect liberty and individual rights
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One power of Judicial Branch Force of argument Federal Papers Why no elections? o No trust in Public o Judges not suppose to worry about opinion o Non-political o Good administration Focus on law; not elections
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course HIST 1100 taught by Professor Horner during the Fall '07 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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