The Powers Of The Supreme Court Essay

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Article three created the powers of the Supreme Court, “"The judicial Power of the United States, shall be vested in one supreme Court, and in such inferior Courts as the Congress may from time to time ordain and establish." (About the Supreme Court). Not only, is the Supreme Court the only court power to be outlined in the constitution, but it is also the most powerful court in America. Through the powers outlined in the constitution, the court has ruled on cases since the beginning of the country. It is one of the most important courts, because it defines the role of the constitution in citizens of America lives. One of the most important cases, the Supreme Court has heard in the past century was the Brown v Board of Education which ended segregation in American Schools systems. During the 1960s, major changes happened within society and those changes are reflected in the court cases, which were heard before the Supreme Court. The Supreme Court is a very unique court system; First off, “The Supreme Court is America’s highest court…is the only federal court established by the Constitution,” (Ginsberg page 377). For all unsolved in the lower courts can be brought up in the courthouse. The Supreme Courthouse is the final stop for any and all questions to do with the constitution. The powers of the Supreme Court can be found in, “Article III, Section II of the Constitution establishes the jurisdiction (legal ability to hear a case) of the Supreme Court. The Court has…

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