How Much Money Do Supreme Court Justices Make?

Answer A justice is an elected member of a supreme court. This position is different from that of a judge. Judges typically preside over lower courts, while justices preside at the highest court on the fe... Read More »

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How many Supreme Court Chief Justices have there been in the history of the Supreme Court?

Seventeen men have served as Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court. The first was John Jay, appointed in 1789. The current Chief Justice is John G. Roberts, Jr. appointed in 2005.Referen... Read More »

How much do Supreme Court justices get paid?

The chief justice of the Supreme Court earned $223,500 and each associate justice earned $213,900 in 2009, according to the Federal Judicial Center. The U.S. Constitution authorizes Congress to inc... Read More »

How many justices make up the United States Supreme Court?

The United States Supreme Court is made up of nine justices including a chief justice and eight associate justices. The justices are appointed by the President and confirmed by the Senate. The just... Read More »

How many supreme court justices are there in our federal court system?

The U.S. Constitution calls for nine justices--a chief justice and eight associate justices--to sit on the Supreme Court, the highest court in the federal judiciary. The president nominates these j... Read More »