cjs week 8 day 7 - The process of someone getting appointed...

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o Discretional Powers · Scope · Importance · Affect on law and citizens · Positives and negatives · Explain if they should increase, decrease, or remain the same. The U.S. Supreme Court is designed to look at cases that question the constitutional issues and other matters that deal with federal laws. The U.S. Supreme Court see only a very few of the cases that are submitted to them. Due to this fact they do not review legal issues that deal with state laws or state constitutions. The U.S. Supreme Court personnel are based with the United States Chief Justice and eight other associate justices. The Supreme Court does not have an actual size so to say it was not specified. However several presidents have tried to extend the number of associate justices due to the ageing of the justices.
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Unformatted text preview: The process of someone getting appointed to be a justice is nominated by the president with the senate’s advice. This person can be anyone in the United States as long as the Senate approves them. As for the Supreme Court Justice this position is also proposed by the president however the senate can prevent them from being voted in. This is done by a filibuster. However, no associate justice proposal has ever been filibustered. The Supreme Court has the discretional power to choose whether to interfere in a case or not. IF the Supreme Court Justice decides not to interfere in a case then the original ruling stands. However if they do decide to interfere in the case it is based on the Supreme Courts point of view on how to deal with the case....
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