The Rule of Nine

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  • The Supreme Court holds a unique position of power within our federal government. This video program explores the political nature of the Supreme Court, the process of hearing cases and rendering decisions, and the role of the federal court system.


  • Originally released by INTELECOM Intelligent Telecommunications (Firm), 2002.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on April 18, 2015.
  • Streaming video file.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • The Power of the Supreme Court (7:23) -- The Process of the Supreme Court (6:33) -- The Role of District Courts in the Federal System (3:04) -- The Supreme Court Nomination Challenge (9:39)
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