Supreme Court of the United States
Established March 4, 1789
Location Washington, D.C.
Composition method Presidential nomination,
Senate confirmation
Judge term length Life tenure
Number of positions 9
Chief Justice of the United States
Currently Chief Justice
Since 2016

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest court in the federal judiciary of the United States. Established pursuant to Article III of the U.S. Constitution in 1789, it has original jurisdiction over a small range of cases, such as suits between two or more states, and those involving ambassadors.

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