Final Exam - – constitution says civil officials are...

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Article II – Judicial Power - one supreme court - interior court Judiciary Act of 1789 - created federal judiciary as we know it today - supreme court - court of appeals - district court Federal Judges are subject to impeachment - trial in the house - trial in senate - convict = 67 senators - if you look at fast majority of officials who have been impeached, they have been federal judges - under impeachment clause, federal judges are referred to as civil officials
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Unformatted text preview: – constitution says civil officials are subject to treason, bribery and other high crimes and misdemeanors-2/3 vote in senate to impeach District Courts-court of original jurisdiction-nominated by president and confirmed by senate-94 federal districts – 3 in LA-only trial court at the federal level-3 types of jurisdictions: o federal question act of congress (statuatory law) constitutional right maritime law...
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This note was uploaded on 08/22/2011 for the course GOVERNMENT 101 taught by Professor Thysell during the Spring '11 term at Nicholls State.

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