Part 4.4: US Government: the Judicial Branch (Answers)

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Part Four: US Government

Section Four: The Judicial Branch

37. What does the judicial branch do?

  • reviews laws
  • explains laws
  • resolves disputes (disagreements)
  • decides if a law goes against the Constitution

38. What is the highest court in the United States?

  •  the Supreme Court

39. How many justices are on the Supreme Court?

  • nine (9)

40. Who is the Chief Justice of the United States now?

  •  John Roberts (John G. Roberts, Jr.)