Baker v. Carr

(1962)

Glossary

  • appellants persons bringing a case on appeal to the Supreme Court
  • appellees persons against whom a case is appealed to the Supreme Court
  • holding the Supreme Court’s ruling
  • judicial relief the means by which a court applies a judicial remedy—that is, a solution to the problem presented to it by a given case
  • offensive to in violation of
  • relief judicial relief
  • remanded sent back to a lower court
  • standing legal right to bring a lawsuit, which in the United States requires, among other things, clear proof that the party bringing the suit is directly and materially affected by the issue at hand
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