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US Supreme Court cases are initiated when a minimum of four justices agree to grant a petition for writ of certiorari.

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When a case goes directly to the US Supreme Court it is called what?

If the US Supreme Court is the first to hear a case, the Court has original jurisdiction.

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If the US Supreme Court denies your case is there another court to appeal to?

No. The US Supreme Court is the final court of appeal; if they deny your case, the decision of the lower court stands. There is no other avenue of appeal.

After state supreme court what is next?

That depends on the case. Often, the state supreme court is the end of the road for a case, making the decision of the state supreme court final and binding. Sometimes cases involved federal questions (issues arising under the US Constitution or federal law) that allow them to be appealed to the US Supreme Court. If the US Supreme Court hears such a case, it may affirm or overturn the state supreme court decision.

What Supreme Court case set up the Supreme Court?

There is no case that set up the Supreme Court. The US Supreme Court was required under Article III of the Constitution; Congress created it with the Judiciary Act of 1789.

What has to happen for the Supreme Court to hear a case from a US District Court?

Generally, the US Supreme Court will hear a case from US District Court on direct or expedited appeal if:The case is of such national or constitutional importance it would clearly be appealed to and accepted by the Supreme Court anyway; orThe case involves legislation in which Congress specified appeals of District Court decisions must go directly to the Supreme Court (bypassing the Circuit Court).

What are some important US Supreme Court cases from the 1900s?

An important US Supreme Court case from the 1900's was Lonewolf versus Hitchcock in 1903. Another Supreme Court case was Lisenba versus People of the state of California in 1941. Boynton versus Virginia in 1960 was another Supreme Court case.

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The case was important because it was the first time the US Supreme Court found a state law unconstitutional. This case was in 1810.

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Who won the US Supreme Court case Schenck v. US?

The US won

Under what US President did the Supreme Court start?

The US Supreme Court first convened in 1790, during George Washington's administration.

What are the three methods the supreme court uses when deciding a case?

The Supreme Court of the United States of America can choose to not hear a case. The Supreme Court can also send the case back to a lower court. Or, the US Supreme Court Judges can choose to proceed to hear the case and issue a ruling.