What does the judicial branch do?

The judicial branch reviews laws and explains laws. It resolves disagreements. It also decides if a law is supported by the Constitution, or is constitutional. The Supreme Court and all other federal courts are part of the judicial branch. Some federal courts decide if someone breaks the law. Other federal courts resolve disagreements. Every law must follow the Constitution.

Words in bold are English words you may not know. You can learn these words in the Word List.

Question Asked in Exam :

What does the judicial branch do?

Correct answers (choose one):

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

Explanation: The judicial branch is a court system and is made up of different courts, namely the Supreme, Circuit, magistrate, and municipal courts.

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