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 President appoints Supreme court justices because that is one of his duties as specified in the US Constitution.
The President - for life
The power to appoint Supreme Court justices belongs exclusively to the President of the United States.
The President appoints new supreme court justices.
I am pretty sure only the President can appoint justices to the supreme court. I also believe he is the only one who can fire them or grant them permision to quite.
Jimmy Carter and William Henry Harrison did not appoint any Supreme Court Justices.
True- such is how Supreme Court Justices are chosen.
The President nominates, and Congress ratifies Supreme Court justices. So it takes two branches.
The U.S. President appoints his cabinet and Supreme Court justices if any positions are vacated.
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.