Legal system of jurisdiction the US Supreme Court

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Dobosh Z. A., Zabzaliuk O. V. "Legal system of jurisdiction the US Supreme Court"

Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology
Lviv Polytechnic National University, Institute of Jurisprudence and Psychology

On the basis of a thorough analysis of the existing historiographical base, the legal
system of jurisdiction of the US Supreme Court is analyzed. The US Supreme Court has been
found to be the first court in certain categories of cases and to appeal in federal cases. The
current U.S. Supreme Court only deals with a petition from a party or other interested party
in the order of a certifier, and federal and state Supreme Courts can refer to it if they need a
competent interpretation of federal law in the certification procedure. The analysis of
regulations and legal literature gives reason to claim that during the years 1790–1988 the
jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of the United States constantly changed as a result of the
adoption of federal laws that limited the cases of their binding consideration by the Supreme
Court. This has contributed to the fact that since 1988 the Supreme Court has the discretion to
decide whether to admit the case to the proceedings.

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