Government Information: Judicial Branch
Judicial Branch - Introduction
"The Legislative Branch creates the laws (in the chambers of Congress), the Judicial Branch interprets the laws (in the courts), and the Executive Branch enforces the laws (through regulations)."
The Judicial Branch of the United State Government encompasses the Supreme Court and the lower federal courts (U.S. District Courts, U.S. Courts of Special Jurisdiction, and the U.S. Court of Appeals). The Judicial Branch is sometimes referred to as the federal judiciary, meaning the system of US, or federal, courts that have the right and power to decide whether a law or act is constitutional.
- United States CourtsThe official website of the U.S. Federal Courts. Find court records, statistics, forms & fees, and current and historical information abut the Federal Courts and Federal Judges.
- U.S. Courts: Federal CourtsFind information about federal courts and their history. You will also find links to: a glossary of legal terms, a court finder, electronic case files,
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