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The Supreme Court Veronica Nolen Axia College of University of Phoenix CJS 220 Patrick Coughlin 07/24/2010
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The U.S Supreme Court is the final court of all courts basically meaning it is the court of last resorts. It was created pursuant of article III of the constitution. In 2000 The U.S Supreme Court was made conscious to the public stating the critical role in the nation’s legal and political affairs. The Supreme Court has nine justice’s including a chief of justice, who is appointed by the U.S president and the person appointed maintains the position for life. Other courts review cases submitted to them year round but the Supreme Court sets aside a certain amount of time each year to review the request for certiorari which is request submitted for review. You can not just take a case to the Supreme Court; at least four of the nine justices’ must accept the case for review. The Supreme Court considers legal questioning involving constitutional issues or matters involving the federal law. There are hundreds of cases submitted each year for review but the
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This note was uploaded on 07/24/2010 for the course CRIMINAL J 220 taught by Professor Coughlin during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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