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The Federal Judicial System

SUPREME COURT 9 Judges

U.S. COURT OF APPEALS Federal Circuit

(Created in 1982 by a congressional statute; formed by merging the Court of Claims and the Court of Custom and Patent Appeals; sit in panels of three on cases involving customs, copyright, trademarks, and patents.)

U.S. COURT OF APPEALS 12 Circuits

(Three-judge panels, not the entire circuit court, hear most cases.)

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCIES

(In some cases, appeals to a U.S. District Court, instead of the circuit courts.)

U.S. DISTRICT COURTS 50 States Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Guam*

U.S. COURT OF INTERNATIONALTRADE

(Created in 1980, formerly the U.S. District Court, instead of the circuit courts.)

U.S. Court of Federal Claims and some special agencies (e.g., Board of Contract Appeals, Patent/Trademark Boards, and Merit Systems Board)

U.S. MAGISTRATES

U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURTS

U.S. Tax Court

19 judges, with 1 judge hearing most tax cases

* Patent disputes go from the district courts to the Federal Circuit.

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