Supreme  Court <ul><li>Top of the Judicial Branch in the Federal Government. </li></ul><ul><li>Final say in all matters de...
 
 
 
 
Today’s Court……
John Roberts <ul><li>Chief Justice  </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George W. Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on High...
John Paul Stevens <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Gerald Ford. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat o...
Antonin Scalia <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Ronald Reagan. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on ...
Anthony Kennedy <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Ronald Reagan. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on...
David Souter <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George HW Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on t...
Clarence Thomas <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George HW Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat o...
Ruth Bader Ginsburg <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by William Clinton. </li></ul><ul><li>Took her s...
Stephen Breyer <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by William Clinton. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat ...
Samuel Alito   <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed By George W. Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat o...
 
 
 
 
 
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  1. 1. Supreme Court <ul><li>Top of the Judicial Branch in the Federal Government. </li></ul><ul><li>Final say in all matters dealing with the United States Constitution . </li></ul>
  2. 6. Today’s Court……
  3. 7. John Roberts <ul><li>Chief Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George W. Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on High Court on 9/25/05 . </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law </li></ul><ul><li>Born 1/27/55 </li></ul><ul><li>Right leaning…. </li></ul>
  4. 8. John Paul Stevens <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Gerald Ford. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 12/19/75. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of U of Chicago and Northwestern Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 4/20/20 </li></ul><ul><li>Right leaning…. </li></ul>
  5. 9. Antonin Scalia <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Ronald Reagan. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 9/26/86. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Georgetown and Harvard Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 3/11/36. </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT leaning…. </li></ul>
  6. 10. Anthony Kennedy <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by Ronald Reagan. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 2/18/88. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduated from Stanford and Harvard Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 7/23/36. </li></ul><ul><li>Moderate…. </li></ul>
  7. 11. David Souter <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George HW Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 10/9/90. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Harvard and Harvard Law </li></ul><ul><li>Born 9/17/39. </li></ul><ul><li>Left leaning…. </li></ul>
  8. 12. Clarence Thomas <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by George HW Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 10/23/91. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Holy Cross and Yale Law </li></ul><ul><li>Born 6/23/48. </li></ul><ul><li>RIGHT leaning…. </li></ul>
  9. 13. Ruth Bader Ginsburg <ul><li>Associate Justice </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by William Clinton. </li></ul><ul><li>Took her seat on the High Court on 8/10/93. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Cornell and Columbia Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 3/15/33. </li></ul><ul><li>LEFT leaning…. </li></ul>
  10. 14. Stephen Breyer <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed by William Clinton. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 8/3/94 </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Stanford and Harvard Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 8/15/38. </li></ul><ul><li>LEFT leaning…. </li></ul>
  11. 15. Samuel Alito <ul><li>Associate Justice. </li></ul><ul><li>Appointed By George W. Bush. </li></ul><ul><li>Took his seat on the High Court on 1/31/06. </li></ul><ul><li>Graduate of Princeton and Yale Law. </li></ul><ul><li>Born 4/1/50. </li></ul><ul><li>Right leaning…. </li></ul>
  12. 21. Simulation <ul><li>Click on the image for an Interactive Simulation involving the Federal Courts in the United States </li></ul>
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