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

Answer 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 »

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How many US Supreme Court justices were present during President Obama's first State-of-the-Union address?

Six of the nine justices were in attendance at President Obama's one-year address. In Attendance Chief Justice John Roberts Justice Anthony Kennedy Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Justice Stephen Br... 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 »

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 »

The Supreme Court has how many associate justices?

As of 2010, eight associate justices sit on the United States Supreme Court along with the chief justice, for a total of nine justices. For a short time during the Civil War era, 10 justices sat on... Read More »