The judicial branch of the United States government was established by Article III of the United States Constitution, and is comprised of: U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, Bankruptcy Courts.
The federal judiciary also includes legislative courts, created by Congress, which do not have full judicial power. They include: U.S. Court of Military Appeals, U.S. Tax Court, U.S. Court of Veterans' Appeals.
For a more detailed overview of the federal judiciary, see:
Cases & Opinions
For more in-depth information regarding federal cases,
including the lower courts, see the Legal Research guide.