Notes 9.20.07

Notes 9.20.07 - ← ← It takes 4 votes to get case into...

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American Government 100c 20/09/2007 10:56:00 After an amendment has been proposed,  it must be ratified by the states before it takes effect.  Again, the Constitution provides two methods: o  approval by the legislatures in there fourths of the states, o  or approval by special ratifying conventions in three of the states.  Congress determines which method is used.  Congress has submitted all amendments except one- The  Twenty first (to repeal the eighteenths (Prohibition amendment). Supreme Court 1935 Justices moved into building o Home of Supreme Court Most prominent court in the country o Not the only court  US Supreme Court   US court of Appeals   US District Court (Trial Court) 
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Unformatted text preview: ← ← It takes 4 votes to get case into Supreme Court, it takes 5 to win! ← ← Supreme Court Cases 2006-2007 • Total Cases listed on docket: 10,256 • Cases decided with opinions 78 ← ← Solicitor General of the USA • Third ranking person in Department of Justice o Lawyer for executive branch in the Supreme Court When ever government is represented in Supreme Court, the Solicitor General rpresenst them Wears cutaway attire When USA is taken to court in District Court It’s the solicitor Generals role to appeal! • Only his role in the whole government V 20/09/2007 10:56:00 ← 20/09/2007 10:56:00 ←...
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