Judicial Branch PowerPoint and Guided Notes (Print and Digital)


The Federal Judicial Branch can be a little confusing! Use this no-prep PowerPoint and Guided Notes to help your students understand its structure.

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This 91 slide PowerPoint presentation on the United States’ Judicial Branch covers the following topics:
– Jurisdiction of the Judicial Branch
– Dual Court System (Supreme Court and Inferior Courts)
– Types of Jurisdiction (exclusive, concurrent, original, appellate)
– Constitutional Courts (District Courts, Courts of Appeals, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, U.S. Court of International Trade)
– Legislative or Special Courts
– Military Commissions
– Judiciary Act of 1789
– Judiciary Act of 1891
– Federal Court Judges
– Judicial Restraint and Activism
– Other Federal Court Officers (U.S. Attorneys, U.S. Marshals, Magistrate Judges, Clerk of Court, Court Reporter, Probation Officers)
– Supreme Court Justices (updated April 2022 to reflect retirement of Stephen Breyer and confirmation of Ketanji Brown Jackson)
– Chief Justice
– Judicial Review
– Supreme Court at Work (Writ of Certiorari, ‘rule of four’, amicus curiae, oral arguments, Justices’ Conference, opinions)
– Check and balances


What’s included in the download:
*Editable PowerPoint presentation (91 slides, text is all editable, some graphics are not editable)
*Google Slides version of PowerPoint (91 Slides)
*PDF Guided Notes (9 pages, not editable)
*Fillable PDF version of Guided Notes (9 pages, students type into text boxes, not editable in Adobe)
*Google Slides version of Guided Notes (9 slides, students type into text boxes, not editable in Slides)
*PDF Guided Notes key (9 pages, not editable)
*Editable Guided Notes (9 pages, created in PowerPoint without the fancy clip art and fonts)

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