What do state supreme courts do?

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Supreme courts in each state, like the U.S. Supreme Court at the federal level, interpret their state constitutions, statutes enacted by their state legislatures, and the body of state common law.

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Which statement is not true about state supreme courts?

the ruling of state supreme courts are always the final judgment on a matter.

Who is responsible for the formal interpretation of a State's constitutional and statutory law?

State courts interpret state laws, and state supreme courts interpret state constitutions.

Are state supreme courts the only courts that can nullify state laws?

No. The US Supreme Court can nullify a challenged state law if it conflicts with the federal Constitution.

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What are the four levels of courts found in most states?

Four Levels of state courts from lowest to highestLower State Courts Magistrate courts or police courts Municipal Courts Special Small Claim Courts General Trial Courts General Trial Courts Courts of Record Appellate Courts Intermediate Appellate Courts State Supreme Court State Supreme Court Court of Last Resort

Which courts are included in the judical branch?

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What is seven different types of courts?

U.S. District Courts U.S. Court of Appeals U.S. Supreme Court State Supreme Court Appellate Courts Trial Courts Lower Courts

What authority does the supreme court have over states?

The supreme court is the court of last resort in the federal legal system and federal courts can overrule state courts. The Supreme Courts also settles disputes between states,such as the location of state borders .

Where are cases from the state trial courts appeals?

The State Supreme Court

How are courts of appeals and Supreme Courts classified?

In both the state and federal court systems, courts of appeals and supreme courts are those that have appellate jurisdiction over cases heard in courts of original jurisdiction (trial courts).

Who supervices all courts in a state?

All courts in a state are supervised by a District Administrative Judge or the Supreme court.

Is superior court lower than a supreme court?

Yes, except in New York state where the "supreme courts" are the trial courts of the system.