Judicial System /Civil Rights & Liberties Vocabulary WORD DEFINITION USED CORRECTLY IN A SENTENCE (your own, unique sentence!) Actions/laws that
unconstitutional petitioner/ appellant court of appeals/ appellate court U.S. Supreme Court majority opinion dissenting opinion civil liberties civil rights
violate the commands or guarantees by the Constitution Party (person(s)) who appeals a lower court’s decision in a case/trial. A court that hears appeals from lower courts. The highest court in the U.S. with 9 justices; their decision is final. Opinion written by a justice/ judge offering an explanation for their supreme court ruling. Opinion written by a judge/ justice who disagrees with the Supreme Court’s decision. Basic freedoms guaranteed under the U.S. Constitution Guarantees of equal rights/ treatment under the law
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