Then the limitations to combat these powers are that the Judicial Branch are picked by the Executive Branch then approved by Congress. This brings me to the checks and balances of the Supreme Court. The United States Constitution gave the Supreme Court ultimate jurisdiction over all laws, and the power to check the actions of the President and Congress when necessary. It can tell Congress that the recent law it passed violated the Constitution thus no longer making it a law, notify a state government that one of its laws is unconstitutional, and tell the President ofthe U.S. that his actions are unconstitutional as well (“Scholastic”, 2018). The Supreme Court was also to oversee cases regarding treaties of the United States, foreign diplomats, the jurisdiction of maritime (History.com Staff, 2018). Of course, this is all balanced by the President nominating judges to the court and Congress agreeing. The Supreme Court has the final say in all cases involving laws of Congress, it is on top of the court structure, it has its powers and limitations, and impacts the rights of citizens by protecting an individual’s rights according to the United States Constitution.
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