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The Structure of the Courts - State and Federal Court System - Court ...
The bottom rung of the graphic represents federal federal district courts, where most federal court cases begin. However, unlike the local courts in the state court  ...
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The Structure of the State Court System - Journalism - About.com
The Structure of the Courts - State and Federal Court System - Court Structure.
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US Federal Court System Primer - US Government Info - About.com
About the US federal court system and federal judges.
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Early Development of the US Court System - American History
While the Supreme Court is the highest court in the land, it has limited administrative authority over the federal courts. It wasn't until 1934 that Congress gave it ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/judicialbranch/a/Early-Development-Of-The-United-States-Court-System.htm
Understanding the Bankruptcy Court System - About.com
These specialized courts are subunits of the federal district courts, as established by Congress in 1979. Understanding the system of bankruptcy courts is ...
http://bankruptcy.about.com/od/Bankruptcy-Basics/a/Understanding-Bankruptcy-Courts.htm
The U.S. Federal Judicial Branch - US Government Info - About.com
The Supreme Court hears a select number of cases that may have originated either in lower federal courts or in state courts. These cases generally hinge on a  ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/od/uscourtsystem/a/judicialbranch.htm
The Supreme Court and U.S. Court System - US Government Info
In the U.S. federal judicial system, one court alone operates in almost total secrecy, its deliberations and decisions closed to the public. Created in 1978, the  ...
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American System of Checks and Balances - Description
Creates lower courts; May remove judges through impeachment; Senate approves appointments ... President appoints Supreme Court and other federal judges ...
http://americanhistory.about.com/od/usconstitution/a/checks_balances.htm
A Brief History of the US Supreme Court - US Government Info
Early federal courts failed to issue strong opinions or even take on controversial cases. The Supreme Court was not even sure if it had the power to consider the ...
http://usgovinfo.about.com/library/weekly/aa081400a.htm
U.S. Supreme Court Jurisdiction - US Government Info - About.com
The jurisdiction and constitutional authority of the U.S. Supreme Court. ... Federal Courts Links · Bankruptcy Courts Links · Judiciary Links & Articles.
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