Federal Judiciary

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Noun1.Federal Judiciary - the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal lawsFederal Judiciary - the judiciary of the United States which is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws
judicatory, judicial system, judiciary, judicature - the system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of government
federal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal government
F.I.S.C., Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court - a secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act; responsible for authorizing wiretaps and other forms of electronic surveillance and for authorizing searches of suspected spies and terrorists by the Department of Justice or United States intelligence agencies
law enforcement agency - an agency responsible for insuring obedience to the laws
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Writing last December 13 for National Review Online, Keating complained bitterly that, "Apparently it wasn't enough to ban classroom prayer and remove Christmas displays from city parks; now the federal judiciary is after Alcoholics Anonymous, which has had the audacity--for two thirds of a century--to mention God's name as it saved millions of lives." Other prominent politicians have derided these decisions, but only Keating has fully laid out the arguments in favor of compulsory 12-step participation, thus summarizing the resistance to the recent court decisions.
(Buffalo, NY) has published State of the Federal Judiciary: Annual Reports of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the U.S..
Clinton's victory should also, in time, tend to correct the Reagan-Bush tilt of the federal judiciary against civil liberties and church-state separation.
'In 2013, the Election Pension Commission also conspired the administration of accrued benefits of retired federal judiciary staff to the NJC.
According to a statement for the federal judiciary that Mahmood received today Jan Kubis the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, and in search of support for the rule and application of the law, and the promotion of human rights concepts, and maintain communication and cooperation between the federal judicial power of the United Nations and the Organization in the public interest.
Constitution, the establishment of the Federal Judiciary, selection of the Federal District Judges, each President's Eastern Missouri Federal District Court appointments, and the character of the court during each presidency.
The purpose of the event is to honor the federal judiciary and afford an opportunity for judges and attorneys to meet in an informal atmosphere.
In particular, he investigates the extent to which federal judges defend liberty or champion security when adjudicating disputes, and the extent to which the hierarchical structure of the federal judiciary influences the decisions of lower court judges.
The federal judiciary's rental obligations to GSA for courthouses have increased from $780 million to $990 million--or 27 percent from fiscal years 2000 through 2005, after controlling for inflation--primarily due to a simultaneous net increase in space from 33.6 million to 39.8 million rentable square feet, a 19 percent increase nationwide.
The Louisiana resolution finds that "the federal judiciary has overstepped its constitutional boundaries and ruled against the acknowledgement of God as the sovereign source of law, liberty and government by local and state officers and other state institutions, including state schools." Last month, in Idaho, the state Republican Central Committee passed a resolution asking the Idaho state legislature to support a similar resolution, and also asking Congress directly to support S.

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