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What kinds of cases are brought before the Supreme Court?


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2012-12-18 19:33:03
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The Supreme Court decides cases that are appealed by a lower court; a lower court has made a decision and one of the parties feels strongly enough that the decision was wrong that they make an appeal to the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court reviews the cases and determines which ones they will hear, they have the ability to decline to review a case.

The Supreme Court doesn't hear only appeals, there are situations where it is the court of original jurisdiction. In situations where there is a disagreement between states, the Supreme Court has the authority to decide.

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It is not the job of the Supreme Court to determinepublic policy. However, from time to time decisions made by the Supreme Court have important influences on policy. The Court makes decisions on cases that are brought before it. Other than that, it has no authority over policy.

The US Supreme Court is the head of the Judicial branch of government, and is the highest appellate court, for federal cases and state cases that involve questions of federal or constitutional law, in the United States. The Court also has original jurisdiction over a restricted class of cases.The Supreme Court is the final arbiter of the US Constitution, and has the authority of judicial review, which allows it to nullify unconstitutional laws if they are legally challenged and brought before the Court.

the supreme court judges in US is to handle cases brought to them by the states and country so as to find a better prosecution

Generally the Solicitor General (the number 3 position in the Justice Department) argues cases before the Supreme Court, but there is a tradition that an Attorney General argues one case before the Supreme Court during their tenure.

The Supreme Court hears cases which are on final appeal. The Supreme Court also hears cases relating to national elections.

The US Supreme Court hears cases in the courtroom of the Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC.

No, the legislative bodies of Congress are responsible for making laws. The Supreme Court is part of the judicial branch and are charged with hearing cases brought before them to see whether or not actions stand up to constitutional law.

The Supreme Court justices hear cases in the courtroom of the Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC.

NO. The Supreme Court can only review cases brought before it after the litigants exhaust their remedies in lower state or federal courts. State constitutions are governed by state law.

The amendments are not ignored. They are used daily in court and cases that come before the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court is brought a large number of cases every year to review, but they do not have to hear all of them. They choose from cases that have already gone through state or federal courts where one of the parties was unhappy with the previous decision.

Judicial Review, which states that the Supreme Court can determine if any act of Congress or the president is unconstitutional. Aside from judicial review the most common actions of the US Supreme Court is to hear cases brought before it after a long tedious process that can begin at the state court level.

Having appellate jurisdiction means that the Supreme Court hears cases that have been in trial before. A majority of cases that the Supreme Court hear are either controversial, or some kind of trial error took place in a prior court.

There are two special cases that start trial in the United States Supreme Court. Cases involving foreign officials and cases in which a state is a party originate in the Supreme Court.

Before their cases is decided before the Supreme court of the United States, the parties must make their final submissions.

US Supreme Court cases are argued in open court in the courtroom of the Supreme Court Building in Washington, DC. The Court hears most cases under its appellate jurisdiction, so there is no trial.

Yes. Texas has two "supreme courts," although only one carries that name. The Supreme Court of Texas is the highest appellate court for civil and juvenile cases, and the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals is the highest appellate court for criminal cases.

US District Courts are the primary trial courts of the federal court system and are required to hear, or dispose of in some other way, all cases that come before them. Many cases are resolved at the District Court level; not all cases are appealed; some are not eligible for appeal. This leaves a smaller pool of cases for the Circuit Courts, and an even smaller pool for the US Supreme Court. The Supreme Court exercises full discretion over the cases they choose, while District Courts are mandated to consider all cases brought before them over which they have jurisdiction.

The Supreme Court hears any cases that involve the interpretation of the Constitution.

They don't answer to anyone. They are the final decision on the cases that come before them.

The nine justices of the US Supreme Court decide which cases to hear and also render judgments in the cases.

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