In any county, the Supreme Court is the highest court in the country. A supreme court may be known as the court of last resort, last instance, or last judgment. A supreme court may also be referred to as the high court or highest court. A supreme court is a court from which a ruling cannot be appealed.
The United States Supreme Court is made up of nine justices. It represents one of the three branches of the federal system, and is the only court in the United States which is specifically established in the Constitution. It is presided over by a Chief Justice of the United States, with eight Associate Justice.
Each justice appointed to the United States Supreme Court is nominated to the position by the President of the United States, and receives confirmation through the advice and consent of the Senate. The Senate bestows consent in a majority vote.
Judges of the United States Supreme Courts do not have term limits, with the tenure of each United Court Supreme Court Justice persisting as long as each justice exhibits “good behavior.” A member of the United States Supreme Court can only be removed upon death, resignation, retirement, or conviction upon an impeachable charge.
The majority of the cases argues before the United States Supreme Court in Washington D.C. are appellate cases, although there is a small range of cases over which the Court has original jurisdiction.