The Judicial Power
- Judicial Power – Article III (486-491).
- Correspondences of the Justices about Advisory Opinions (501-503).
- “Case or Controversy” requirement (504-507).
- Summers v. Earth Land Institute (513-519).
- Political Question doctrine (519-520).
- Luther v. Borden (520-528).
- Art. III Jurisdiction of the Federal Courts (537).
- Congressional authority over federal jurisdiction (544-548).
- Ex Parte McCardle (550-557).
Summers v. Earth Land Institute
This suit was brought by various environmental groups, including the Sierra Club, the Earth (Is)Land Institute, and others.
The case concerned the sale of burned timber in the Sequoia National Forest. The tallest tree in that area is “General Sherman,” which is 274 feet tall!
Luther v. Borden
This is Thomas Dorr, who lead the insurrection in Rhode Island.