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U.S. Government Notebook: M5L1The Judicial Branch Rory LeavittINSTRUCTIONS: Follow the prompts, which are in green, and respond in the white sections. Each section matches a part of your online lesson. Write in complete sentences and include details from the lesson or text as much as possible. Standards:SS 9-12 CE.27. Examine the roles and responsibilities of the three branches of government.SS 9-12 CE.28. Analyze the system of checks and balances and separation of powers historically and in current events.SS 9-12 CE.36. Examine the structure of the U.S. justice system with special attention to due process protections, legal rights, and the judicial process in criminal and civil cases.1. Essential Question Write the Essential Question for this lesson in the section below. How does our judicial system work?2. Vocabulary Context Clues:Read the context clues for each vocabulary word in flashcards. Then, write your own definition for what you think the word means based on the context clues given. Highlight the vocabulary word by making it bold. Context CluesYour Definition HypothesisJudicial Review- Judicial Review allows for the Supreme Court to determine whether a national or state law is constitutional.This is a law that grants the US Supreme Court the ability to confirm or deny the validity of a national or state law.Jurisdiction- The Supreme Court has original and appellate jurisdiction over cases. In this context, Jurisdiction means the ability or power to make a say regarding legal moves or decisions. Appellate jurisdiction- The Supreme Court has original and appellate jurisdiction over cases. I can draw from this context that appellate jurisdiction means a level of power that the Supreme Court holds that lower levels of the judicial branch do not. Docket- A docket in the United States is the official summary of proceedings in a court of law.A docket is the schedule that the tirlas or law likeevents fall into.Writ of certiorari- Parties usually petition the I think that this means when a court decides to
Court to issue a writ of certiorari, directing the lower courts to send the record of the given casefor review.set asisde more time to review the case and will resume the case at the jurisdiction of the court. 3. Learn: Judicial Branch Answer the following questions based on the content from this page.

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