Does the Judicial Branch of government appoint US Supreme Court justices?
No. The Executive Branch appoints US Supreme Court justices with the approval of the Senate.
A president is not required to appoint any justices and may, in fact, not have an opportunity to do so. Justices serve for life, so presidents have to wait for a vacancy to arise through retirement or death.A president is not required to appoint any Supreme Court justices, unless there is a vacancy. The Supreme Court of the United States was created in 1789.
I cannot give you a detailed answer but a brief description is that each branch of government can check each other. The executive branch can check congress and congress can check the judicial and the judicial can check the executive, correct me if I am wrong Some examples of checks and balances are: LEGISLATIVE TO EXECUTIVE~ must approve all cabinet members, ambassadors, etc. LEGISLATIVE TO JUDICIAL~ must approve all justices The senate also has the…
The sitting US President can nominate and appoint, with the "advice and consent" of the Senate, as many justices as necessary to fill vacancies that are open during his (or her) term(s) of office. The US Supreme Court has one Chief Justice and eight Associate Justices; all receive lifetime commissions.
The executive branch ( i.e. the President) appoints the Supreme Courrt justices and federal judges ( subject to senate confirmation) and he tries to appoint people who agree with his judicial philosophy and interpretations of the Constitution. After the judges are appointed, the executive branch has no direct power over them.
What Article of the Constitution gives the President the right to appoint justices to the US Supreme Court?
Article II of the Constitution addresses the authority of the President and the Executive branch of government. One power assigned the President is the ability to nominate US Supreme Court justices and Article III federal judges, with the "advice and consent" of the Senate. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
Does the US President have the power to make judicial appointments to the federal courts especially the Supreme Court?
The President has the ability to appoint justices to the Supreme Court (and lower federal courts) with the "advice and consent of the Senate" that share his (or her) ideology. Judicial appointment to lower Article III courts can also be considered a means of influencing the Supreme Court, as the lower courts handle far more cases and have the opportunity to write opinions that have persuasive authority.
All nine. It has become common in the past few decades to appoint potential future Supreme Court justices to the US Court of Appeals Circuit Courts for development and to create a record of their jurisprudence for later evaluation. Sonia Sotomayor is the only current justice with prior judicial experience on both a US Court of Appeals Circuit Court and a US District Court.