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The Supreme Court



The Constitution
J ust
ic es
ho l
d thei
r posi
ti
o n
du r
ing
"good
behaviour"

J udi
ci al
powe r
extends t
o
all
cases,
in
law and equi
ty,
ari
sing
u nder
the
C onsti
tut
ion
(vague)

P…

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Obama's Supreme Court Nominees
Sonia Sotomayor (2009)
A Hispanic
federal
ap peal
judg e who was nomin at
ed to
repl
a ce
D avi
d Souter
.
We ll
r
e cei
v ed by
D emo crats
a nd
prominen t
Repu bl
icans
w…

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The Supreme Court



P ol
it
ici
sa t
ion by
the Senate
o D e mocr at
s organi
sed
a $ 15mill
i
o n
tel
evisi
o n camp ai
gn aga i
nst Bork

o T ho mas
in
1 991
co ncentrated
o n
conservat…

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The Supreme Court



Powers of the Supreme Court
P o wer of
ce r
ti
orari

o R oe
v. Wa de ­
a bor
ti
o n
w as
con st
it
uti
onal
then r
e f
used
to
he ar
any
mo re
cases unt
il
t…

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