supreme court - T he Supreme Court is made up of multiple...

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The Supreme Court is made up of multiple people and parts. They are the Chief of Justice and the number of Associate Justices. The power to nominate these justices is left to the President of the United States. There are also Court Officers to assist in the Court. Some of these are: The Counselor to the Chief Justice, the Clerk, the Reporter of Decisions, the Librarian, the Public Marshal, and the Court Counsel, the Curator, the Director of Data Systems, and the Public Information officer. All are appointed by the Chief Justice in consultation with the court. A case that is selected for oral argument involves the Constitution or federal law. There would be an attorney appointed to each side to present information for the court. The court generally hears two, one-hour arguments a day. They grant review in about one hundred of the more than ten thousand petitions filed. No one can be sure of when the decision will be handled or reached by the court. During the argument week, the justices meet in a private conference. The main attendees of the
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