What is another word for a Supreme Court justice?
A Supreme Court justice is a judge, but justice is the preferred term.
Dissenting means that for one reason or another a judge in an appellate or a justice in a Supreme Court case disagrees with the decision of the majority of the other judges. The justice or justices dissenting will usually write a dissenting opinon to go along with the main court opinion. The dissenting opinion will state reasons why the dissenting justices disagree with the majority decision.
The word justice is usually assigned to a situation where the idea of fairness is being communicated. It can also be used in the title of a judge. The judge struggled behind his chamber doors to find the appropriate measure of justice for the parties in the closet. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States administered the Presidential Oath of Office to the new President.