Since 1890, there have always been seven Missouri Supreme Court judges, which is the standard number of judges for the state and federal Supreme Court. Only the chief justice is referred to as a justice, and the other me... More » Government & Politics Law

As of 2014, there are nine United States Supreme Court judges. The number of justices that sit on the Supreme Court is set by Congress and ranges from five to 10. More »

The president of the United States nominates all federal judges, including Supreme Court justices, and the Senate confirms them. The Constitution does not stipulate the qualifications for these justices, only that they d... More »

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