judicial branch

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Noun1.judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
circuit court of appeals - one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'
Supreme Court, Supreme Court of the United States, United States Supreme Court - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
U.S., U.S. government, United States government, US Government, United States - the executive and legislative and judicial branches of the federal government of the United States
branch, subdivision, arm - a division of some larger or more complex organization; "a branch of Congress"; "botany is a branch of biology"; "the Germanic branch of Indo-European languages"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Further, we urge you to contact your local legislators to both thank them for taking steps last year to keep the budget for the courts intact and to urge that this year they work to sustain the third co-equal branch of government --the judicial branch.
Trust in the judicial branch and trust in the executive branch also declined significantly this year but remain higher than trust in the legislative branch.
My colleagues and I are invested in institutional change within the judicial branch to address the needs of the self-represented while at the same time seeking new ways to connect lawyers to the real-world problems of the disadvantaged.
The judicial branch is there to protect the minority.
It limits the power of the President to control the Judicial Branch.
Even without a fully approved Constitution, the EU already has an executive branch (EU Commission), legislative branch (Council of Ministers and EU Parliament), and a judicial branch (the EU Court of Justice).
The newspaper reported that Pryor did not say that the executive branch could ignore the ruling of the judicial branch, but he said there are ways the executive branch "does not have to implement rulings with which it disagrees.
Wetherbee was employed with the State of Maine Judicial Branch.
He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, including its Criminal Section and Judicial Section, National Forensic Science Commission and Judicial Branch Certification Board and a board member of the Texas Criminal Justice Integrity Unit.
The House and Senate appropriations subcommittees with oversight of the judicial branch budget unveiled their fiscal year 2016-17 funding recommendations in late January.
In fact, with its undefined powers and lack of real leadership, the judicial branch was largely viewed as the junior partner among the three branches.
If the people of New Hampshire have a fundamental fight to accountability and responsiveness from their government, it follows that they have a fight to live under the policy choices made by the elected branches, not those preferred by the judicial branch.

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