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Supreme Court Top of the Judicial Branch in the Federal Government. Final say in all matters dealing with the United States Constitution.
John Roberts Chief Justice Appointed by George W. Bush. Took his seat on High Court on 9/25/05. Graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law Born 1/27/55 Right leaning….
John Paul Stevens Associate Justice. Appointed by Gerald Ford. Took his seat on the High Court on 12/19/75. Graduate of U of Chicago and Northwestern Law. Born 4/20/20 Right leaning….
Antonin Scalia Associate Justice Appointed by Ronald Reagan. Took his seat on the High Court on 9/26/86. Graduate of Georgetown and Harvard Law. Born 3/11/36. RIGHT leaning….
Anthony Kennedy Associate Justice Appointed by Ronald Reagan. Took his seat on the High Court on 2/18/88. Graduated from Stanford and Harvard Law. Born 7/23/36. Moderate….
David Souter Associate Justice Appointed by George HW Bush. Took his seat on the High Court on 10/9/90. Graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law Born 9/17/39. Left leaning….
Clarence Thomas Associate Justice Appointed by George HW Bush. Took his seat on the High Court on 10/23/91. Graduate of Holy Cross and Yale Law Born 6/23/48. RIGHT leaning….
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Associate Justice Appointed by William Clinton. Took her seat on the High Court on 8/10/93. Graduate of Cornell and Columbia Law. Born 3/15/33. LEFT leaning….
Stephen Breyer Associate Justice. Appointed by William Clinton. Took his seat on the High Court on 8/3/94 Graduate of Stanford and Harvard Law. Born 8/15/38. LEFT leaning….
Samuel Alito Associate Justice. Appointed By George W. Bush. Took his seat on the High Court on 1/31/06. Graduate of Princeton and Yale Law. Born 4/1/50. Right leaning….
The U.S. Supreme Court. How do Supreme Court justices choose which cases to hear? 1. Look for broad, sweeping issues 2. Look at petitions.
U.S. Supreme Court. Called the “high court” and last court of appeal *** only court specifically mentioned by the Constitution 2 Types of Jurisdiction.
The Justices of the Supreme Court. Chief Justice John Roberts Born 1955 Lawyer Judge Legal Counsel to President Reagan Appointed by George W. Bush in.
The Future of the Court Death Watch Name Born Age Apptd. President Ideology* John Paul Stevens Ford 10 William H. Rehnquist 1924.
AS OF: 4 JAN JOHN G. ROBERTS, JR. 29 SEP 2005 Age at appointment: 50 Appointed by President George W. Bush Senate vote:
The Supreme Court and Constitutional Interpretation Shan Sivalingam UW Law School – Street Law May 2007.
Chief Justice of the United States: JOHN G. ROBERTS, JR. Associate Justices: ANTONIN SCALIA – President Reagan (1986) ANTHONY M. KENNEDY – President Reagan.
The Supreme Court “The way I see it, the Constitutions cuts both ways. The First Amendment gives you the right to say what you want, but the Second Amendment.
Judicial branch notes The federal courts. The Supreme Court The Constitution assigns the duty of interpreting the law to the courts.
The Judiciary Chapter 12. Interpretation of Judicial language Stare Decisis: “to stand on decided cases” Appellate Court: A court reviewing a case originally.
Article III: The Judicial Branch. Article III Summary.
Today’s Quiz: The Rules OK, just to clarify: I will show you each face, but you're also getting additional help in the form of a clue. For each justice,
SCOTUS Unit V Supreme Court of the United States Supreme Court is the ultimate court of appeals in the United States. Usually this is determined by the.
Highest Court in the U.S.. Created to interpret (explain) the Constitution. Judicial Review: Cases looked over to see if they are Constitutional/
THE JUDICIAL BRANCH The Federal Court System established in Article III established in Article III.
THE FEDERAL COURT SYSTEM Chapter 5 – The Judicial Branch
Interprets the laws Determines if they are constitutional or not.
Our Federal Court System
The United States Supreme Court. The Justices John Roberts Chief Justice The Youngest The Youngest Appointed by G.W. Bush Appointed by G.W. Bush 2005.
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