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supreme court.... please respond ASAP
How does the Supreme Court decide which cases to take? You will find the answer explained at http://www.wisegeek.com/how-does-the-supreme-court-decide-which-cases-to-hear.htm It takes a minimum of four judges to decide if the "petitions" or "writs certiorari" to hear the case ...
February 15, 2007 by Anonymous

Political Sciences
Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals process all the way to ...
March 12, 2010 by anonymous

Political Science
I need some help on this. Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals...
October 22, 2009 by Rayna

Political Science
I need some help on this. Consider the follow scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by the U.S. district court in Illinois. Respond in 200-300 words with these questions. What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals...
October 22, 2009 by Rayna

law
A state’s highest court is called the state: (Points: 5) District Court. Court of Appeals. Supreme Court. County Court. is it supreme court
October 12, 2011 by tobby

English
1. This is the Supreme Court of the USA. 2. These are the Supreme Courts of the USA. 3. This is the supreme court of the USA. (Which one is correct? Do I have to capitalize? Do you have only one supreme court? Or do you have many supreme courts?) 4. the Supreme Court > a ...
November 19, 2009 by rfvv

Political Science-PLEASE HELP
Consider the following scenario: You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by a U.S. district court in Illinois. in 200-300 wors What are your options for appeal? Describe the appeals process all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. What is ...
October 23, 2009 by Rayna

Soc. Studies
How did President Jackson respond to the Supreme Court's ruling in Worcester v. Georgia that Georgia had no right to interfere with the Cherokee? A. He asked Congress to revoke the Indian Removal Act of 1830. B. He appealed the decision on the grounds that the Supreme Court ...
February 11, 2013 by Cassie

civics
Cabinet members are nominated by the President and confirmed by Secretary of State House of Reps Senate Supreme Court is it Supreme Court?
May 26, 2011 by Katie

please check history
Two powers of Congress. 1. declare war 2. pass laws Two powers of the President: 1. make treaties 2. appoint ambassadors Three types of Federal Courts: 1. District Courts 2. Court of Appeals 3. The Supreme Court and then I just have one extra question that I did not get: The ...
August 28, 2006 by Anonymous

HISTORY
I cannot find these . What are the number of courts and number of judges in the: Supreme Court Court of International Trade Court of Appeals dor the Federal Circuit The Supreme Court and the Court of International Trade both have 9 judges. The Court of Appeals for the Federal ...
April 26, 2007 by Suzi

Social Studies! CHECK!
1. which event proved to European leaders that the policy of appeasement was not working? a. Germany's attack on France b. Germany's military alliance with Italy c. the rise of Naziasm in Germany d. germanys attack on Poland*** 2. how did South Carolina respond to a US supreme...
May 6, 2014 by what

5th grade
On this day in 1789, the Supreme Court was established. Using resources in the classroom, learn five (5) facts about the Supreme Court’s roll in our nation’s government and summarize them in your own words. Can someone help me with this it's for my journal. Thank you
September 26, 2010 by Johana

Social studies
the constitution requires each house to keep a daily record of all meeting. these records are printed daily in___________. the supreme court is made up of _____ supreme court justices who hold their offices for________.
September 29, 2010 by Miranda

US History
In Richard Nixon v. Supreme Court are the main characters only Nixon and the Supreme Court?
August 7, 2010 by Amy~

ss-help
Why were Native Americans forced to leave their lands during the 1830s? settlers wanted to settle the land U.S. citizens settled the land first the Supreme Court ordered their removal their new lands were better for farming Why was the forced march called the "Trail of Tears...
February 10, 2014 by Anonymous

Civics
When the Supreme Court rules on an appeal from a state court, what restriction applies to the court's ruling?
October 25, 2009 by Jennifer

Social Studies
There are two questions: 1) Rob is riding his jet-ski, John steals the jet-ski, John gets arrested what court does he have to go to if it was a MARITIME CRIME? A) Federal Court B) District Court C) Supreme Court D) Maritime Court 2) How many judges of the Appeals court look at...
April 15, 2014 by Alice LAST QUESTION, PLEASE

Social Studies
There are two questions: 1) Rob is riding his jet-ski, John steals the jet-ski, John gets arrested what court does he have to go to if it was a MARITIME CRIME? A) Federal Court B) District Court C) Supreme Court D) Maritime Court 2) How many judges of the Appeals court look at...
April 15, 2014 by Alice LAST QUESTION, PLEASE

History
Could someone explain the concept of judicial review and its impact on the balance of power in the United States Government? Judical review means that the courts can review congressional and administrative actions to see if they are constitutional. The Supreme Court gave ...
August 19, 2007 by Lillian

us history- please help
1. The job of the Congress is to __________. Is it to pass laws??? 2. The job of the President is to _______. umm... confront problems??? 3. The job of the courts is to _________. 4. Congress is made up of ______. Is it 2 houses- the senate and house of representatives? 5. The...
August 28, 2006 by Anonymous

US History
There was this website that said that one of the conflict of Roosevelt v Supreme Court was NRA. Would NRA be the National Recovery Act? I think it is since it is related to the Roosevelt and the Supreme Court based on the websites that I searched. Just to make sure.
August 7, 2010 by Amy~

Social Studies--Check My Answers Please--
1. What act did Congress pass in order to relocate Native Americans? a.) Naturalization Act b.) Alien Act c.) Relocation Act d.) Indian Removal Act <--- 2. Why were Native Americans forced to leave their lands during the 1830s? a.) settlers wanted to settle the land b.) U.S...
February 20, 2014 by Destiny

Business law
The Supreme Court threw out a $79.5 million punitive-damages award against cigarette maker Philip Morris. The high court voted 5-4 to overturn the jury verdict in the Oregon case, ruling it violated earlier high court decisions on limits to punitive damages. The decision could...
February 23, 2007 by Mike

US History
What gave Andrew Jackson the power to remove the Cherokee from their land? Georgia state laws Acts of Congress two Supreme Court decisions treaties signed by the Cherokee Im thinking two Supreme Court decisions?
March 1, 2013 by Max

government
concurrent jurisdiction means that a case may be tried by a. a federal court b. either a state or a federal court c. the supreme court b
January 19, 2008 by jere

Criminal Justice/Corrections
An appellate court cannot reverse the factual finding of the trial count unless: A. The findings were erroneous B. A petition to the US supreme Court is made. C. The court of last resort weighs in. D. The case has been remanded. I am confused between A and C.
June 28, 2014 by Pat

Paralegal
In the case of Florida v. Enio Jimeno: a.What is the correct citation of the case? b.On what page does the court's decision begin? c.Is it proper to quote anything prior to this page? d.Which Justices(s)joined in that opinion? e.Which Justices(s) joined in that opinion? f....
July 25, 2008 by Shirley

business law
Name of U. S. Supreme Court Justice who had the longest tenure on the Court:
March 15, 2010 by kyrie

college- law
Question about the Loving vs. Virginia case. When the Lovings appealed and accused the State of Virgina of violating their federally protected constitutional rights under the 14th amendment, Virginia could have invoked an earlier decision of the US Supreme Court itself ...
November 2, 2008 by ashley

government
redress from the united states may be secured in a. congress b. the supreme court c. the court of federal claims b.
January 19, 2008 by jere

Government
The structure of the lower federal court system is established by. A. congress B.the constitution. C.the Supreme court. I think c
December 29, 2011 by Calvin

govt
I can't find this answer Explain how and why the Supreme Court's ruling in the case of Marbury v. Madison increased the Court's power
July 11, 2011 by nichole

pol201
Question 2. 2. In Marbury v. Madison, the Supreme Court established the principle of constitutional review by (Points : 1) denying Marbury his right to sue. denying the authority of the President to have made his appointment. claiming that Section 13 of the 1789 Judiciary Act...
April 13, 2014 by stacey

12th grade
Okay I am doing a report on Thurgood Marshall. I am to a part where I am writing a little about his presidential nominations. Please help me on this! What exactly is a second court of appeals judge's job? What about a Supreme Court Justice? I am trying to say maybe a sentence ...
April 29, 2009 by Jessica

american government
is the united states supreme court the most powerful court or is it the united states superior court? or are they the same thing?
April 21, 2010 by sharon

Us Government
a)What body has the power to accept or reject a president's nominations to the Supreme Court? b)What margins is required to elevate a president's nominee to a seat on the Court c) Where in the COnstituition are judicial nominations described? a)Would it be the Senate b)2/3's ...
August 26, 2006 by Jen

Government Check
1.)The President's power to veto congressional legislation and the requirement that Congress confirm the President's nominees to the Supreme Court are both examples of what? a.)Checks and balances b.)Civil rights c.)=Limited government d.)Judicial review 2.)Until 1911, how ...
June 27, 2010 by Ariel

social studies
1. What was the Supreme Court's ruling on the Dred Scott case? (1 point)D red Scott should be considered free since he had lived in many states where slavery was banned. Dred Scott could be free if he paid a fee. Dred Scott was still a slave and not a citizen. The case never ...
April 21, 2014 by TTR+S<3

LA
What was the Supreme Court's ruling on the Dred Scott case? Dred Scott should be considered free since he had lived in many states where slavery was banned. Dred Scott could be free if he paid a fee. Dred Scott was still a slave and not a citizen. The case never reached the ...
April 10, 2013 by jeff

math
what is a cross product please respond ASAP!!
March 15, 2011 by Anonymous

ap government
What was the Roosevelt court-packing plan? What does it suggest about the relationship between the Supreme Court and the other branches of government?
April 12, 2010 by rose

American Government
True or False: The U.S. "Superior" Court is the Nation's most powerful court? (is Superior and Supreme one in the same?)
January 1, 2013 by Phil

criminal justice
Options Menu: Forum Topic: Interpreting the U.S. Constitution Consider the following scenario: The Supreme Court interprets the U.S. Constitution. Thomas Jefferson once argued against the doctrine of judicial review. He believed in the principles of "checks and balances," ...
March 25, 2012 by Lisa

American Government
First, explain what civil liberties are. Then, look at the first amendment. The first amendment states “Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech, or the press.” In practice, however, the Supreme Court has never regarded these protections as absolute. ...
July 18, 2013 by Anonymous

Social Studies
A-Cabinet B-Checks and Balances C-Commander in Chief D-Constitution E-Congress F-Executive Branch G-House of Representative H-Impeachment I-Judicial Branch J-Legislative branch K-Senate L-Supreme Court 1. A system in which no one government branch has too much power B? A tool ...
December 3, 2012 by Jerald

History
please identify key civil rights laws and the Supreme Court decisions that support them, from 1964- present.
May 19, 2011 by MorganV

romer vs. evans case gov't asap please
i have to come up with questions to ask for the case romer vs. evans? in my class, i have to pretend i'm the supreme court asking questions. what kind of questions should i ask? Does Amendment 2 of Colorado's State Constitution, violate the Fourteenth Amendment's Equal ...
September 21, 2006 by Anonymous

Law
1. What document guarantees the presumption of innocence until conviction in a court of law? A. United States Constitution B. Articles of Confederation C. Civil Rights Act D. Supreme Court Bylaws im confused between A and C
June 20, 2014 by Amy

Politics
You are a criminal defense attorney, and your client has just been found guilty by a U.S. district court in Illinois. In this case if I filed an appeal, who are the Supreme Court justices and chief justice who may or may not decide to hear your case?
December 20, 2009 by Lyndse

history
Which of the following was true of the Judiciary Act of 1801? A. It packed the Supreme Court with Democratic Republicans. B. It was opposed by the Federalists. C. It expanded the federal court system. D. It reduced the power of the federal courts. I put a but its not right .-.
October 23, 2013 by All

7th Grade world Civics
What is the order of the courts from Highest of Authority to lowest of Autihoruty: court of international trade, U.S District courts, U.S. tax Courts,U.S court of Appeals, Bankruptcy Courts, Coourts of Veteran Appeals, Military Courts, Supreme Courts, Regulatory Commicsions ...
November 2, 2010 by Jacytiopa

THE AGE OF JEFFERSON TO THE AMERICAN EXPANSION
Which of the following was true of the Judiciary Act of 1801? A. It expanded the federal court system. B. It was opposed by the Federalists. C. It packed the Supreme Court with Democratic Republicans. D. It reduced the power of the federal courts.
February 24, 2011 by Anonymous

history
Which of the following was true of the Judiciary Act of 1801? A. It packed the Supreme Court with Democratic Republicans. [B. It expanded the federal court system.] C. It was opposed by the Federalists. D. It reduced the power of the federal courts is my answer correct in ...
November 30, 2011 by jake

English
Look at the big picture, how many people are there? There are about 8 people. The people are members of a jury. They are talking about a criminal case, I think. In front of them, we can see a judge and a prosecutor. The bottom left picture is the supreme Court of the United ...
November 19, 2009 by rfvv

pol201
Question 4. 4. A federal court is said to have a “federal question” jurisdiction because (Points : 1) federal courts supersede state courts. all laws are federal. they hear cases that touch the Constitution and other federal laws. they hear cases that only deal with issues of...
April 13, 2014 by stacey

Finite Math- help wanted. Super hard!
In a past presidential election, it was estimated that the probability that the Republican candidate would be elected was 2/3, and therefore the probability that the Democratic candidate would be elected was 1/3 (the two Independent candidates were given no chance of being ...
October 16, 2012 by Lance

pol 201
Should the Supreme Court's power of judicial review be strictly limited by a constitutional amendment? In answering either question, clearly state your position (thesis) at the beginning of your post. Define important terms and explain your position fully. Consider pro and con...
July 24, 2014 by NIcki

American National Government
Several controversial Supreme Court cases have come out of GITMO. One fundamental question that has been debated, but not clearly resolved, is to what extent the war on terror justifies the President's indefinite detention of "enemy combatants" without the possibility of the ...
October 18, 2012 by bobbiejo

law
A woman in one state is suing a woman in another state for $25,000. Which one of the following statements is accurate regarding the jurisdiction of the court in which the case was filed? A. The court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the nonresident. B. The court has ...
April 20, 2009 by Anonymous

Allied Health
A woman in one state is suing a woman in another state for $25,000. Which one of the following statements is accurate regarding the jurisdiction of the court in which the case was filed? A. The court can exercise personal jurisdiction over the nonresident. B. The court has ...
April 20, 2009 by Andrew

socials
I need help with writing a 500 word multiparagraph essay on "how supreme court of Canada shaping the canadian society". Can someone please give me some points?
February 20, 2011 by nel

Government
Which case would the the U.S. Supreme Court most likely agree to hear? A. A case involving the medical care a U.S. citizen received in Singapore after becoming ill with a respiratory virus. B. A case involving an issue that most of the federal courts of appeals have ruled on, ...
January 24, 2007 by Nancy

american goverment
The system of checks and balances allows the Supreme Court to A. veto legislation passed in Congress. B. nominate candidates for congressional seats. C. declare acts of the president unconstitutional. D. select judges to serve in the federal court system. I think is D, but I'm...
February 23, 2012 by lalt

history
which choice does NOT accuartely complete the sentence the judiciary act of 1789 A. appointed the first chief justice B. created federal circuit and federal districat courts C. helped federal laws remain "the supreme Law of the Land" D. provided for the number of justice to ...
July 22, 2008 by amber

Government USA-Help
Major shifts in the Supreme Court's positions have usually been due to a. the pressure of public opinion. b. new developments that dramatize an immediate need for change in the law. c. turnover in the Court's membership. d. threats from Congress. e. threats from the president...
December 5, 2011 by HM

Government
The constitution has comparatively little to say about the structure and composition of the supreme court. Identify two aspects of the court's structure and composition that the constitution does not specify.
August 12, 2009 by Cherokee

Civics
Why are the Supreme Court procedures so rigid?
October 28, 2009 by Anonymous

U.S/history AP
--------passed by Federalists to put 16 more district court judges and 1 supreme court justice on bench.Done before jefferson took office.Adams named John Marshall Chief justice and appointed all all 16 of midnight I my answer right Marbury V Madison
April 16, 2013 by joy

history
Who is the only woman currently on the U.S. supreme court?
October 8, 2007 by Mandee

Social studies
Who nominates judges for the Supreme Court
April 26, 2009 by MM

Civics
How does someone become a supreme court justice?
May 18, 2010 by Alex

ss
who was the first african american supreme court justice?
June 7, 2010 by Sara!

history
Why did the Supreme Court rule that segregation was constitutional?
December 9, 2010 by Brittany

civics
What are the constitutional checks on the power of the Supreme Court?
July 16, 2012 by anonymous

American Government
Since the 1970s, the Supreme Court has interpreted the Equal Protection Clause as prohibiting the government from making "_____" distinctions between people. I honestly don't get this...Please help
February 8, 2012 by Roseanna

government
What kind of case does the Supreme Court usualy hear?
May 28, 2008 by KC 5th grade seiberling

government
What kind of cases do the Supreme Court usualy hear?
May 28, 2008 by KC 5th grade seiberling

government
is it UNCONSTITUTIONAL for the President to ignore the decision of the Supreme Court?
May 29, 2008 by sarah k

politicws
When the President appoints a nominee to the Supreme Court, he mainly
July 14, 2014 by Anonymous

Social Studies
The Supreme Court usually only accepts a writ of certiorari when: A. they have a light case load and can take a few extra cases. B. there is a significant point of law to consider. C. two members of the Court feel it is important to hear a particular case. D. a case of civil ...
July 13, 2011 by Anthony

Government
This case came about because President Marbury refused to honor the last-minute judicial appointments of Pres. Madison. A) True B) False 2. Marbury wanted the courts to issue of writ of mandamus, a court order forcing Jefferson to give him his commission. A) True B) False 3. ...
July 21, 2012 by Madi

social studies
what did the supreme court rule in the dred scott case.
September 11, 2007 by jalisa

social studies
why was the supreme court case Marbury vs. Madison important?
November 6, 2007 by mimi

government
What different kinds of opinions do Justices of the Supreme Court write?
December 14, 2008 by Ash

american government
The Supreme Court ruling in Gibbons v. Ogden expanded the
December 28, 2008 by abbie white

history
on the impeachment of the chief justice of the supreme court who tries the case
March 25, 2009 by reba

government
What are two alternatives for the high case load fo the supreme court?
November 17, 2011 by polly

law
The U.S. supreme court case that applied the right to privacy to abortions is?
January 13, 2012 by tolu

history
Supreme Court's decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka?
November 8, 2012 by Anonymous

american government
McCulloch v Maryland is an important case because it was one of the cases whereby the Supreme Court (Points : 1) asserted the supreme authority of Congress. asserted national authority over the states. upheld states’ rights. affirmed Maryland’s right to tax national property.
February 21, 2014 by lisa

social studies
between 1962 and 1967 the supreme court reviewed and decided on four court cases involving law enforcement officers and persons accused of criminal acts. what were the four cases and have the decisions affected law enforcement today?
March 21, 2010 by kristen

history
how does a death penalty case gets to the united states supreme court
September 9, 2008 by tony

Social Studies
how long does a lawyer have to present his case to the supreme court
November 25, 2008 by A

US Government
What language is used to describe the role of the Senate in Supreme Court nominations
August 21, 2009 by Samantha

journalism?
did any members of the present supreme court vote on the hazelwood case in 1988?
February 3, 2010 by stace

government
If Congress disagreed with a Supreme Court ruling on a federal statute, it could possibly
July 7, 2010 by tasha

civics
what language is used to describe the roll of the senate in supreme court nominations
August 9, 2010 by Anonymous

u.s. history
what body has the power to accept or reject a president's nominations to the supreme court?
September 6, 2010 by partha

Government
With regard to lower courts,the Supreme court's most important function is:
December 28, 2011 by Calvin

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