The Judiciary Branch Lecture Notes

The Judiciary Branch Lecture Notes - The Judiciary Branch...

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The Judiciary Branch: Constitutional Powers o Article III, Section 1 The Judicial power of the United States, shall be vested in the Supreme Court; and in such inferior courts as the congress from time to time ordain and establish o Article III, Section II Jurisdiction Parties United States, Individual States, Citizens, Corporations Statutory Powers of the Federal Judiciary o To hole somebody in contempt o Writs o Procedural federal and legal o Appointments Officers of the court, etc o Admissions/disbarments (now taken over by the American Bar Association) Judiciary Act of 1789 o Federalist vs. Anti-Federalist Anti-Federalists wanted a weak and limited structure Federalists wanted a complete and strong system Ended with a 3-tier system: supreme court, circuit courts and district courts Federal Marshals (bodyguards), US attorneys, US Attorney General (give legal advice to the executive branch, the president) o Problems of Circuit courts
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