What Supreme Court justices did President George Bush Sr. appoint?

Answer President George H.W. Bush appointed Clarence Thomas and David Souter to serve on the Supreme Court. The Senate confirmed both appointments. Souter replaced Justice William J. Brennan in 1990 and T... Read More »

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How many Supreme Court justices did Bush appoint?

George Bush Sr. appointed two Supreme Court justices: Justice David Souter and Justice Clarence Thomas. George Bush Jr. also appointed two justices: Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Samuel Al... Read More »

When does the new president get to pick Supreme Court Justices?

New candidates are nominated to the Supreme Court when a current justice retires. Supreme Court justices are appointed for life and and their candidacies are never put to an election. The president... Read More »

Where do the US Supreme Court justices sit during the President's State of the Union address?

When the President addresses a joint session of Congress, as he does in a State of the Union address, the event is held in the House of Representatives. The US Supreme Court justices sit in the fro... Read More »

Are the US Supreme Court justices required to attend the President's State-of-the-Union Address?

No, they're not required to attend; however, attendance is considered an important courtesy and sign of respect. Only six of the nine justices attended President Obama's first State-of-the-Union ad... Read More »