The Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court *Purpose of the Supreme Court* The United States Supreme Court consists of the Chief Justice of the United States and eight associate justices. The Supreme Court each year hears a limited number of the cases it is asked to decide. Those cases may begin in the federal or state courts, and they usually involve very important questions about the Constitution or federal law. Appealing the state courts decision, you can ask it to be taken to the Supreme Court. To get their higher opinion. *The Justices of the Supreme Court* John G. Roberts, Jr., is the Chief Justice of the United States. He was born in New York, on January 27, 1955. In 1996 he married a women named Jane Marie Sullivan, they have two children named John and Josephine. Roberts was appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit in 2003. George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts, Jr. as Chief Justice of the United States, and he took his seat on Sept. 29, 2005. John Paul Stevens is the Associate justice and was born in Chicago, Illinois on April 20, 1920. He is married and has four children. Stevens received his A.B. from the University of Chicago and his J.D. from Northwestern University School of Law. President Ford, who recently passed away, nominated him as Associated Justice of the Supreme Court, and he took his seat Sept. 26, 1986. Antonin Scalia, he was born in Trenton, N.

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