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The Judicial Branch is comprised of one Supreme Court, one Trial Court, and other lower courts of special jurisdiction, as deemed necessary by the Legislature by lawn and other forums of special jurisdiction for traditional dispute resolution. The Supreme Court has one (1) Chief Justice and four (4) Associate Justices. The Trial Court has one Chief Judge, one Associate Judge, and other Associate Judges. The Judge and Justice for each court are selected upon nomination by the Governor of the tribes and are subject to confirmation by the Legislature, and final approval by the Tribal Council. Chief Justice and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court serve four-year staggered terms. All Judges and Justices of the Trial Court serve four-year terms of office.