The Judicial Branch

Judicial Branch
The Supreme Court Building. The figures up top include Chief Justices Taft and Marshall

Familiarize yourself with the United States Supreme Court, made up of nine Justices who are appointed—for life—by the President. Learn about important cases in U.S. history, who is currently serving on the Supreme Court (including Chief Justices past and present), and other facts about the Supreme Court.

Current Members of the U.S. Supreme Court

Past Members of the U.S. Supreme Court

Chief Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court

Milestone Cases in Supreme Court History

Supreme Court Facts

Notable Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, 2006–2007 Term

Notable Decisions of the U.S. Supreme Court, 2007–2008 Term