FAST FACTS ABOUT THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT
Here, we list some Fast Facts About the United States Supreme Court. The Court chooses the cases it will hear by Oral Argument each term and this is usually consists of less than 100 cases. The United States Supreme Court begins each term on the first Monday in October and lasts until the first Monday in October of the next year.
All United States Supreme Court Justices are nominated by sitting United States Presidents and must be confirmed by members of the Senate. Each member of the Court is appointed for life or until they choose to retire.
The current roster of Supreme Court Justices consists of the following Justices and the Presidents who appointed each of them.
John Roberts, Jr. – Chief Justice – Appointed by George W. Bush;
Anthony Kennedy – Associate Justice – Appointed by Ronald Reagan (Retiring 7-31-2018);
Brett Kavanaugh is nominated replace Justice Kennedy by President Donald J. Trump;