Supreme Court justices appointed during the Clinton Administration?
Two Supreme Court Justices were appointed during the Clinton Administration. They are Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 1993 and Stephen Breyer in 1994.
In 2014 the U.S. Supreme Court consists of four Justices who were appointed by Democratic presidents and five Justices, including the Chief Justice, who were appointed by Republican presidents. Barack Obama appointed Justices Sotomayor and Kagan. George W. Bush appointed Justice Alito and Chief Justice Roberts. Bill Clinton appointed Justices Ginsburg and Breyer. George H. W. Bush appointed Justice Thomas. Ronald Reagan appointed Justices Kennedy and Scalia.
Justices Antonin Scala, and Anthony M. Kennedy were appointed by Pres. Reagan. Justice Clarence Thomas was appointed by the first Bush and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen G. Breyer were appointed by Clinton. Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. and Justice Samuel Alito were appointed by the second Bush. Justices Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan were appointed by Obama.
Supreme Court Justices are appointed for life. They cannot have their membership on the Supreme Court revoke. This prevents politicians from being able to blackmail Supreme Court Justices by threatening to fire them. This helps ensure that Justices will not be pressured from outside forces. Supreme Court Justices keep their position until they retire or die.
Justices of the Supreme Court of Canada, pursuant to section 9(2) of the Supreme Court Act, are appointed until they reach the age of seventy-five. A justice of the Supreme Court may also be removed by the Governor General for misconduct, upon resolutions of both the appointed Senate and the elected House of Commons.