How the Federal Court System Works
Individual aspects of the Federal Court and their relation.
Court of Appeals
Justices: Supreme Court judges that serve life terms.
US Marshal: Makes arrests, collects fines and takes convicted people to prison, also protects jurors, keeps order in court and serve papers.
US Attorney: This leader represents the US gov't in all cases.
Magistrate Judge: Deals with paperwork and helps make sure the court runs efficiently.