Demystifying the Judicial System - From Building On The American Heritage Series: Of all the nation’s branches of government, the judicial branch is the most commonly misunderstood. With a court system that bears little resemblance to the constitution, it’s time to demystify our nation’s judicial branch. What was the original purpose of the judicial branch? How do we hold our courts accountable? Tune in to hear David Barton and Rick Green as they discuss the role of judges in American history and what part they should play in government today.