The Constitution defines the fundamental law of the U.S. federal government, setting forth the three principal branches of the federal government and outlining their jurisdictions. It has become the landmark legal document of the Western world, and is the oldest written national constitution currently in effect.
The Senate & the Constitution
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The Term of a Senator: When does it Begin and End? (pdf)
Direct Election of Senators
Advice & Consent
Amending the Constitution
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Interpretation of the Constitution by the Supreme Court
| The Supreme Court is the highest tribunal of the United States for all cases and controversies arising under the Constitution. As the final arbiter of the law, the Court is charged with ensuring equal justice under law and functions as guardian and interpreter of the Constitution.
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