Supreme Court of the United States

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Noun1.Supreme Court of the United States - the highest federal court in the United StatesSupreme Court of the United States - the highest federal court in the United States; has final appellate jurisdiction and has jurisdiction over all other courts in the nation
federal court - a court establish by the authority of a federal government
judicial branch - the branch of the United States government responsible for the administration of justice
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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