Unit 2 - Interactions Among Branches of Government
(approximately 25-36% of multiple choice questions)
Part 3 - Judicial Branch
Test Review Question
_____ 2.3. If the Supreme Court reaches a tie on a decision on a case which of the following happens
A. The Supreme Court Chief Justice gets to decide the verdict.
B. The next lowest courts’ ruling stands.
C. The Vice President gets to break the tie.
D. They must take the case again next year.
There are certain steps a case must go through before the Supreme Court issues its ruling. Describe the five most important steps a case must go through as it makes its way through the SCOTUS.
If the Supreme Court of the United States were summarized and described by just one adjective, explain what that adjective would be.
Obligatory Supreme Court with Dogs from John Oliver