United States. Supreme Court Edit

Summary

Agent Type
Corporate Entity

Dates

  • 1789 (Existence)

Name Forms

  • United States. Supreme Court
  • Supreme Court (U.S.)

External Documents

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Notes

  • Biography/Historical Note

    The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States of America. tablished by Article III of the Constitution, the composition and procedures of the Supreme Court were initially established by the 1st Congress through the Judiciary Act of 1789. As later set by the Judiciary Act of 1869, the Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight associate justices. Each justice has lifetime tenure, meaning they remain on the Court until they resign, retire, die, or are removed from office.