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What happens when the US Supreme Court agrees with the lower court ruling?


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2009-10-15 16:17:47
2009-10-15 16:17:47

If the US Supreme Court agrees with the lower court ruling, the decision is "affirmed," and becomes legally final (res judicata).

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