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Introduction to the Judiciary Branch

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The Judicial Branch

By

 Nicholas Alexander Walker 

 

 

    

 

 

Table of Contents

I. Judicial Branch

II. How the Judiciary Works

III. History of the Judiciary

IV. Terms for the Judiciary

V.Judiciary Works Cited

VI.  Supreme Court/Constitutional Law

 

 

 

Introduction

 

     The Judicial Branch is the third branch of the United States’ government.  It serves to complete the checks and balances essential to our democracy. The Judiciary works to interpret and validate the laws passed by Congress and upheld by the Executive Branch. The Judiciary is the protector of the Constitution, using this document to substantiate or reject all other laws created in America. This often undermines portions of the government but has proved its worth many times - whether it be establishing the rights of women and African Americans or protecting personal freedoms, the Judicial Branch has made decisions that have affected millions of people.

 

 

 

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Comments (1)

tparsons said

at 12:49 pm on Nov 21, 2009

You might just want to have a picture and your linked chapter outline on this page and the introduction on the next

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