American Government

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The judiciary’s status as an independent branch of the national government rests on judicial review, which grants the judiciary the authority to:

a. decide which laws apply to a particular case.
b. ignore public opinion when making decisions.
c. strike down certain sections of the Constitution.
d.invalidate the actions of other institutions when judges believe they have acted unconstitutionally.

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