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US Supreme Court Session Opens


​Activist Supreme Court Judges Created Their Own Power
The Constitution Does Not Authorize Judicial Review


​Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage Illustrates Appeals Process


​​Supreme Court Spectacle Illustrates the Nomination Process
And Senate Republicans Execute Outstanding Obstruction Obstacles

​​​​​​​​​Patricia A. O'Malley
Social Policy & Programs Consulting    ~    Community Matters
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Established 1993

Patricia A. O'Malley

Social Policy & Programs Consulting

Training and Services for agencies working toward social and economic justice


​A court's purpose is to settle disputes.

The Constitution establishes the U.S. Supreme Court

and gives Congress the power

to create any lower courts it deems necessary.

Congress has established the U.S. District Courts, 
Appeals Courts, and certain specialty courts.


State and local courts are controlled by state laws.
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Juries in America: Myths and Facts
Law and justice often collide.


​Marriage Equality: Myths and Facts
What the Supreme Court Ruling Means to You


​The U.S. Must Prosecute Torture

Accused Terrorists Should be Tried as Civilians
Unless You Don't Trust Our Constitution