Unformatted text preview: The process of someone getting appointed to be a justice is nominated by the president with the senate’s advice. This person can be anyone in the United States as long as the Senate approves them. As for the Supreme Court Justice this position is also proposed by the president however the senate can prevent them from being voted in. This is done by a filibuster. However, no associate justice proposal has ever been filibustered. The Supreme Court has the discretional power to choose whether to interfere in a case or not. IF the Supreme Court Justice decides not to interfere in a case then the original ruling stands. However if they do decide to interfere in the case it is based on the Supreme Courts point of view on how to deal with the case....
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- Spring '10
- Supreme Court of the United States, President of the United States