The Judicial Branch

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

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.

Supreme Court: Summaries

Notable Justices

The U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justices

Members of the Supreme Court of the United States
List of Supreme Court Justices, dates of service, birthdates, and biographies.

Supreme Court Facts
The youngest justice, the oldest justices, and other facts about the supreme court.

Biographies of Supreme Court Justices
From Samuel Alito to Levi Woodbury

Landmark Supreme Court Cases

Voting Rights, Elections, and the Court

Civil Rights and Affirmative Action

Women's Rights

Separation of Powers

Freedom of Speech

Crime, Evidence, Death Penalty and the Courts

Additional Supreme Courts Issues