Federal Courts Judicial Branch Unit Chapter 11 Hierarchy of the Supreme Court Supreme Court US Court of Military Appeals Military Courts Army, Navy, Air Force Coast Guard, Marines, Reserves US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit 12 US Courts of Appeal US Tax Court Courts of the District of Columbia Territorial Courts 94 District Courts US Court of International Trade U.S Court of Veterans Appeals US Claims Court Jurisdiction of the Court Original Appellate The court a case is originally tried in The court a case is appealed to from the original court Concurrent Two courts have simultaneous jurisdiction i.e. State & Federal courts Exclusive The only court that may hear a particular case i.e. Bankruptcy cases heard in bankruptcy court Expanding Power of the Court Analyze the cartoon in terms of its meaning related to the Marbury v. Madison case. What do you see in the cartoon? Make a list. Include objects, people, and any characteristics that seem to be exaggerated. Which of the items on the list from Question 1 are symbols? What does each symbol stand for? What is happening in the cartoon? What is the cartoonist's message? Do you agree or disagree with the message? Explain your answer.