Running head: UNITED STATES COURT SYSTEM
United States Court System
UNITED STATES COURT SYSTEM
The united states criminal justice is one of the complex systems in the world
considering the different processes that are considered in ensuring that there is a fair trial.
Different cases follow different roots based on how they are defined within the American
constitution. The state and federal courts offer different services based on the legal guidelines
that are in place. There are also specialized courts within the American justice system which
are tasked with handling specific cases such as drugs. Therefore this paper provides a critical
focus on the united states criminal justice system as well as a review on the specialized courts
and their importance within the United States criminal justice.
The path that a case would have to take from the state trial court level to the U.S.
The Supreme Court is the court of last resort in the United, and the decision that is
made by the Supreme court is legally binding. Therefore before a case reaches the supreme
court, it must have passed through various courts. Cases usually reach the supreme court in
two ways, either as an appeal or as a judicial review (Solimine, 2014). Appeals to the Court
of appeals decisions is another crucial way that cases reach the supreme court. The appeal
processes begin from the district courts where the law allows an individual who feels that the
decision made by a district court judge needs to be reviewed files an appeal which can go all
the way up to the supreme court.
The United States has...