News about the Supreme Court

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The Supreme Court: The Judicial Branch

“I believe that the establishment of the Supreme Court of the United States as a constitutional court … is the most significant single contribution the United States has made to the art of government.”
—Former Chief Justice William Rehnquist

The Supreme Court is the highest form of judicial authority in the United States. Only nine justices are given responsibility over the monumental judgments of the court, which handles matters of constitutional and federal law. Each vote is extremely influential in the structure and application of the American judicial system.

Overview of the United States Supreme Court

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History of the Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Cases

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Supreme Court Justices

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News about the Supreme Court

The daily newspaper is frequently the only way citizens find out about Supreme Court decisions. For the most part, newspapers only report on groundbreaking judgments or popular cases, leaving many of the court’s events and cases unrecognized. These sites help you keep up with the details of the latest Supreme Court decisions as they unfold.

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  • Many of the Web sites that provide recent Supreme Court headlines also function as forums for discussion and opinion.
  • Some of these Web sites ask for registration but the process is usually free.
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