Name________________________ Date______ Class_____ Judicial Branch Directions- Answer the following questions using the History Alive textbook. The information is found on page 124-125. 1. What is the highest court in the country? _________________________ 2. How many Supreme Court Justices are on the court?_________________ 3. Once they are appointed how long do they usually serve? ________________________ 4. How many cases does the Supreme Court get asked to hear in a year? _________________ How many will they actually decide to rule on?_____________________ 5. List the steps in the process should the Supreme Court decide to hear a case a. b. c. d. 6. Explain the power of Judicial Review (think about political cartoon) 7. Listen to Supreme Court Justices Sandra Day O’Connor and Stephen Breyer discuss the Constitution. List a couple of insights they provide regarding the Constitution and the three branches of government.