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None. The US Supreme Court hears most cases under appellate jurisdiction, and does not listen to witness testimony. In fact, appellate courts may not retry cases, but must accept the factual determination of the lower court and/or trial jury.

The US Supreme Court's role in the appellate process is to determine whether the petitioner/plaintiff's constitutional rights were violated by a law or the legal process, not to determine a defendant's guilt or innocence.


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