How many supreme justices are there?

Answer Since the Judiciary Act of 1869, nine justices sit on the United States Supreme Court. Justices serve the nation's highest court without a term limit. Most justices remain until they retire or pass... Read More »

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Who were the justices for Roe v. Wade?

Roe v. Wade was decided in 1973 and legalized abortion in the United States. The U.S. Supreme Court justices who decided the case were Justices Harry Blackmun, Warren E. Burger, William O. Douglas,... Read More »

What type of pens do the Justices use?

Justices use white quill pens. Placed on counsel tables, these pens are a popular souvenir for attorneys who have been give the opportunity to address the court. That tradition is likely as old as ... Read More »

How Many Justices on the U.S. Supreme Court Are There?

Eight associate justices and one chief justice make up the nine members of the Supreme Court of the United States. Once Congress confirms a justice to the court, the justice holds the seat for life... Read More »

How many justices sit on the Supreme Court?

Nine justices sit on the Supreme Court of the United States: one Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices. Justices are appointed by nomination of the U.S. President, and confirmed by majority vo... Read More »