A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Judgment
Judicial Independence
Judicial Review
Judiciary
Jurisdiction
Jury
Jury Commission
Justice
Justice Department
Judiciary
The branch of government created by Article III of the Constitution which has the power to interpret the Constitution and laws passed by Congress. The courts determine whether the other branches of government are operating as the Constitution requires but must work with the other two branches to ensure that its orders are obeyed.


www.justicelearning.org, The United States Constitution, what it says, what it means, A Hip Pocket Guide (Oxford University Press)