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Encyclopedia > Federal court

The term "federal court", when used by itself, can refer to:


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United States federal courts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (488 words)
The United States federal courts are the system of courts organized under the Constitution and laws of the federal government of the United States.
While federal courts are generally created by the U.S. Congress under the constitutional power described in Article III, many of the specialized courts are created under the authority granted in Article I.
The Federal Courts of Appeals are the intermediate appellate courts.
Understanding the Federal Courts (4329 words)
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the 12 regional courts of appeals are often referred to as circuit courts.
With the exception of the three territorial courts, all district court judges are appointed for life by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.
The judges of the court elect one of their number to serve a two-year term as chief judge with responsibility for overall administration of the court in addition to a caseload.
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