Apr 27, 17, 09:35 AM
Agreed. I never knew that the role of the SCOTUS is fundamentally different than the role of federal courts.
But in my defense, it was 1969 when I took civics.
The Supreme Court's role is to interpret the Constitution and limit the powers of the other branches of government. The Supreme Court's power to do this is its power of judicial review, where it determines which laws and policies are constitutional, or allowable, and which are...