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The US Supreme Court

As we all know, the U.S. Supreme Court is the pinnacle for our judicial system. Appointed by the President and voted in by the U.S. Senate, these judges are tasked with upholding all laws bound by the U.S. Constitution. In saying, they're also the most prolific court known throughout the world. Many countries throughout the world have structured their judicial system based on ours with a similar supreme court.

Discuss the kinds of cases the U.S. Supreme Court hears as well as what cases are presented to them. Additionally, identify those persons who decide which cases the Supreme Court will decide.

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As we all know, the U.S. Supreme Court is the pinnacle for our judicial system. Appointed by the President and voted in by the U.S. Senate, these judges are tasked with upholding all laws bound by the U.S. Constitution. In saying, they're also the most prolific court known throughout the world. Many countries throughout the world have structured their judicial system based on ours with a similar supreme court. Below we'll discuss the kinds of cases the U.S. Supreme Court hears, as well as what cases are presented to them. In addition, identify those persons who decide which cases the Supreme Court will decide.

According to the U.S. Supreme Court homepage (2011), the court receives approximately 10,000 petitions for a writ of certiorari each and only grants and hears oral ...

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According to the U.S. Supreme Court homepage (2011), the court receives approximately 10,000 petitions for a writ of certiorari each and only grants and hears oral arguments in about 75 to 80 cases. There are very few cases the U.S. Supreme Court will hear.....

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