How long of a term may U.S. Supreme Court Justices serve?

Answer A U.S. Supreme Court Justice is appointed to the position for life. A Justice can serve for as long as he wants until he resigns, retires or dies. A Justice can retire at age 70 if she has served 1... Read More »

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How many justices serve in the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., consists of nine justices who are appointed by the president of the United States and confirmed by the U.S. Senate.Source:Ed Helper: The Supreme Court

How many Justices serve on the New York Supreme Court?

There are 57 justices that serve in the New York Supreme Court system. Unlike most other states, in New York, the Supreme Courts are actually the trial level courts; the highest court is referred t... Read More »

Who determines how many justices serve on the Supreme Court?

The U.S. Constitution establishes that the U.S. Supreme Court must have a chief justice and as many associate justices as Congress decides. Currently there are eight associate justices. In the past... Read More »

What is the length of term of office for the justices of the United States Supreme Court?

Article III of the U.S. Constitution grants justices of the Supreme Court a term that lasts until death or retirement. Article II adds the caveat that justices may be removed if impeached and convi... Read More »