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U.S. Government: Judicial Branch Discuss this eTheme.

These sites explain the role of the Supreme Court and the judicial branch of government. Includes information on the justices, explanations of court proceedings, summaries of landmark cases, video clips, and a Webquest. There are also links to eThemes Resources on Executive Branch and Juridical Branch.

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This is the official home page for the U.S. Supreme Court. Read about its history, its members, and its rules.
Learn about the three different branches of the US Government. To find information on the Judicial Branch, follow the link titled Judicial Branch.
This lists all the rules the Supreme Court follows.
This site offers letters and papers from legislators and Supreme Court justices. A great site for finding primary source material.
This page lists the judicial branch of different countries. See how the United State's is similar or different from others.
Read a short biography about the first chief justice of the Supreme Court.
This site contains brief summaries of some of the landmark Supreme Court cases.
This page lists the answers to frequently asked questions about the judicial branch. Find out the qualifications for being a federal judge, how to file a case, etc.
This site provides quick information about judicial branch and practice questions.
Watch a video series about the Supreme Court created by PBS and learn about juridical process. Includes prominent figures, cases, essays, timeline, games, and more.
Here is a list of important cases in Supreme Court history.
In this eThemes Resource, learn about the executive branch of the United States Government. Topics include the American president, the presidential cabinet, executive agencies, and presidential history. Includes audio of radio addresses and virtual tours of the White House. Also has information on Camp David and Air Force One.
In this eThemes Resource, learn all about the U.S. Congress and how it operates. Other topics include how laws are made, how to write a bill, and how to contact your elected official. Includes an interactive virtual tour of the U.S. Capitol.

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