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How many times has the number of US Supreme Court justices been changed?

The Judiciary Act of 1789 provided for a 6-member Court, with a Chief Justice and 5 Associate Justices. Congress adjusted the size of the Court a number of times through the d

How many US Supreme Court Justices have been from Minnesota?

Three US Supreme Court justices were Minnesotans: Pierce Butler................................1923-1939..........Harding Warren Burger (Chief Justice)........1969-1986...

Has any justice been removed from the US Supreme Court?

Yes and no. The only justice ever removed involuntarily from the Supreme Court was John Rutledge, whose recess appointment (an appointment where the "advice and consent" of th

Have all US Supreme Court justices been lawyers?

Yes. Although this is not a Constitutional or statutory requirement, Supreme Court justices need a solid understanding of the law to operate effectively. Not all justices atte

Has a US Supreme Court justice ever been impeached?

Yes. Justice Samuel Chase was impeached by the House of Representatives in 1804, but was acquitted at his Senate trial in early 1805. Chase is the only US Supreme Court justic

How many justices were on the US Supreme Court in 1803?

There were six justices on the US Supreme Court in 1803, the year Marbury v. Madison was decided. Chief Justice John Marshall Associate Justices William Cushing William

How many US Supreme Court justices have been impeached and removed from the bench?

16. Samuel Chase was impeached by the House of Representatives in  1804, but later acquitted at his Senate trial. Chase remained on  the bench until his death in 1811. He is

How many US Supreme Court justices were from New Jersey?

There have been five US Supreme Court justices from New Jersey; one, Samuel Alito, is an incumbent on the bench. William Paterson....................1793-1806 Joseph P. Br

How many US Supreme Court justices have died on the bench?

Forty-nine justices died in office. If you mean how many US Supreme Court justices have died in open court, only one. Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone suffered a cerebral hemorrh

How many justices were on the US Supreme Court in 1789?

As of September 26, 1789, when Congress confirmed President Washington's first Supreme Court nominees, there were six justices. One justice declined the nomination, so the six

How many years can a US Supreme Court justice serve?

According to Article III of the US Constitution, Supreme Court justices serve "during good behavior," which means "for life" or until they choose to resign or retire, as long

How many US Supreme Court justices have been women?

Four. There have only been four women, total, on the US Supreme Court in the nation's history. President Reagan appointed Sandra Day O'Connor as the first female justice in 19

How many US Supreme Court justices have been impeached?

Only one US Supreme Court Justice, Samuel Chase (one of the signatories to the Declaration of Independence), has ever been impeached. The House of Representatives accused Chas

How many US Supreme Court justices have been Jewish?

There have only been eight Jewish members of of the U.S. Supreme Court in the Court's history. The first, Louis Brandeis, was appointed by Woodrow Wilson in 1916. Three member