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the Supreme Court can declare laws unconstitutional

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Courts can judge legislative acts to be unconstitutional. This means that the Supreme Court can say that a law that the Senate has passed is unconstitutional.


Why would they want to they are supreme there judgement is supreme.


If congress passes a law that is unconstitutional they can review the law and strike it down, change it, or not listen to it.


No one. Supreme Court justice don't make political appointments; that authority falls to the President, with the approval of the Senate.


It is one of these:The Supreme CourtThe SenateThe CongressThe Presidential CabinetI am not sure though I think that it is the Supreme Court ... That is the head of the Judicial Branch.


One unique power of the senate is the power to confirm or deny presidential nominees to the cabinet or supreme court.



No one directly appoints Supreme Court Justices. The president nominates candidates, and the senate accepts or rejects the nominees. So the president indirectly appoints justices, pending senate approval.


At any one time there are nine justices (judges) serving on the US Supreme Court unless there are seats that have been vacated and need to be filled. All supreme court justices are nominatedby the president and then confirmed by the US Senate. If a nominee is not confirmed by the Senate, the president must present nominees until one of them is confirmed. Because of the need for Senate confirmation, it is not quite accurate to say that these positions are appointed by anyone.


Supreme Court interprets the law according to the constitution so they can stop, repeal, or support a law.


Appointments to the Supreme Court are nominated by the President and approved by the United States Senate. There is a hearing, and one more than half of the Senate must approve in the affirmative for the appointment to be valid.


In US supreme justice and associate justices are nominated by the President and confirmed with the majority vote of the Senate.


The United States Constitution enumerates specific instructions as to the naming and confirmation of Supreme Court justices. These are the appointment by the president and confirmation by the Senate.


Only one--the United States Senate. The State Senates are not constitutionally involved in confirming the appointment of a nominee to the Supreme Court of the United States.



Because the supreme court is the highest ranking court.


The Supreme Court is one of the three branches of government. They appealed the decision to the Supreme Court.


They have the title of Justice of the Supreme Court, apart from one who is the President of the Supreme Court, and another who is the Deputy President of the Supreme Court.


No one. US Supreme Court justices are not elected by popular vote; they are nominated by the President, then must be confirmed by a simple majority of the Senate. For more information, see Related Questions, below.


Fifty-one percent (51%) of the Senators votingmust approve the President's nomination in order to appoint a justice to the US Supreme Court. Approval depends on a simple majority vote, but does not require the full Senate to be present.


In the Congress, only the Senate is responsible for confirming nominees that the President makes to the US Supreme Court, or to high offices in the Executive Branch.


To be a U.S. Supreme Court Justice, one must be appointed by the U.S. President, and the appointment must be approved by the U.S. Senate. As long as he/she remains on good behavior, a Supreme Court Justice serves as long as he/she wants or as long as he/she lives (whichever comes first).


There is only one United States Supreme Court, but there are also State Supreme Courts. The U.S. Supreme Court is higher than all other court systems.


Only one justice, Elena Kagan, has been nominated and confirmed in 2010; one-ninth of the Court is 11.11%. If the question is what percent nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate in 2010, that answer is 100%.


A president can recommend people who he (or she one day) would think would be best on the supreme court. This, however, does not make it official. The president's choice has to be approved by the Senate in order for the person to become a supreme court justice. That is about it. The president can not interfere in a supreme court case. In fact, if the president does something that is not protected under the Constitution, they will get impeached and removed from office.



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