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  U.S. Supreme Court
INCUMBENT
  PartyNonpartisan
NameJohn G. Roberts Jr.
Won09/29/2005
Votes78 (78.00%)
Margin56 (+56.00%)
Term09/29/2005 - 01/01/2150
Associate Justices
   Associate Justice 1  Sonia Sotomayor 0 09 +37.37%
   Associate Justice 2  Ketanji Brown Jackson 0 22 +6.00%
   Associate Justice 3  Elena Kagan 0 10 +26.00%
   Associate Justice 4  Brett M. Kavanaugh 0 18 +2.00%
   Associate Justice 5  Amy Coney Barrett 0 20 +4.00%
   Associate Justice 6  Samuel A. Alito Jr. 0 06 +16.00%
   Associate Justice 7  Neil M. Gorsuch 0 17 +9.09%
   Associate Justice 8  Clarence Thomas 0 91 +4.00%
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Institutions DETAILS
Parents > United States  
Websitehttp://www.supremecourtus.gov/
Established 00, 0000
Disbanded Still Active
ContributorRP
Last ModifiedRBH February 04, 2013 08:13pm
Description Profile for Approval polls and such located here... [Link]

The Supreme Court orginally had 6 members from 1789 to 1807. The court gained a member (7 members) in 1807. Then it gained an 8th and 9th member in 1837. A 10th member was added in 1863. But in 1866, Congress passed a law declaring that the next three justices to retire won't be replaced. One justice (Justice Catron) retired in 1866 and another (Justice Wayne) retired in 1867. But in 1869, a law was passed adding a 9th Supreme Court seat, that was filled in 1870. This size has remained since 1869.

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Container for the Justice Wayne seat: [Link]

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The Next Justice: Repairing the Supreme Court Appointments Process  Purchase Scott³ 
The Brethren: Inside the Supreme Court  Purchase Scott³ 
Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America's Struggle for Equality  Purchase Scott³ 
Separate and Unequal: Homer Plessy and the Supreme Court Decision that Legalized Racism  Purchase The Oncoming Storm 
From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality  Purchase The Oncoming Storm 
A People's History of the Supreme Court  Purchase Scott³ 
A History of the Supreme Court  Purchase Scott³ 

NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jan 23, 2023 01:00pm News Supreme Court is unusually late with first opinion of term  Article WA Indy 
Jan 11, 2023 02:00pm News The American public no longer believes the Supreme Court is impartial  Article WA Indy 
Dec 02, 2022 01:00pm Opinion Did the Supreme Court flip the House by refusing to enforce the Voting Rights Act?  Article WA Indy 
Sep 29, 2022 01:00pm News Alito: Questioning Supreme Court legitimacy ‘crosses an important line’  Article WA Indy 
May 02, 2022 07:30pm Report Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, draft opinion shows  Article IndyGeorgia 
Apr 06, 2022 12:00pm News Democrats unveil bill to impose ethics, recusal standards on Supreme Court  Article WA Indy 

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