Get to Know Our Supreme Court Justices

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       The United States Supreme Court is a group of highly powerful people; yet are also highly misunderstood.  One point most often forgotten when discussing such a body is that there are no requirements to be part of it, other than a Presidential appointment.  Each justice is expected to be apolitical, though historically have ridden closer to the bipartisan line.  A list of the current justices is as follows.

 

John G. Roberts, Chief JusticeJohn G. Roberts

Appointed by George W. Bush

In service since 2005

From Maryland

 

 

 

Antonin ScaliaAntonin Scalia

Appointed by Ronald Reagan

In service since 1986

From Virginia

 

 

 

Anthony KennedyAnthony Kennedy

Appointed by Ronald Reagan

In service since 1986

From California

 

 

 

Clarence ThomasClarence Thomas

Appointed by George H.W. Bush

In service since 1991

From Georgia

 

 

 

Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader Ginsburg

Appointed by Bill Clinton

In service since 1993

From New York

 

 

 

Stephen BryerStephen Bryer

Appointed by Bill Clinton

In service since 1994

From Massachusetts

 

 

 

Samuel AlitoSamuel Alito

Appointed by George W. Bush

In service since 2006

From New Jersey

 

 

 

Sonya SotomayorSonya Sotomayor

Appointed by Barack Obama

In service since 2009

From New York

 

 

 

Elena KagenElena Kagen

Appointed by Barack Obama

In service since 2010

From Massachusetts

 

 

(Images from: http://www.supremecourt.gov/about/biographies.aspx)

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Rachel Khoury

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rachel@tailwindsmortgage.com

(720) 270-4324

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Comments (2)

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Great information. Thanks for the post!

Jun 30, 2014 05:08 AM
Steven Steele

Very informative. Thank you, Rachel.

Jun 30, 2014 07:51 AM