Supreme Coort o the Unitit States

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Supreme Coort o the Unitit States
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Established Juin 21, 1788; 229 years ago (1788-06-21)
Kintra Unitit States
Location Washington, D.C., U.S.
Coordinates 38°53′26″N 77°00′16″W / 38.89056°N 77.00444°W / 38.89056; -77.00444Coordinates: 38°53′26″N 77°00′16″W / 38.89056°N 77.00444°W / 38.89056; -77.00444
Composeetion method Presidential nomination wi Senate confirmation
Authorised bi Unitit States Constitution
Judge term lenth Life tenur
No. o poseetions 9, bi statute
Wabsteid www.supremecourt.gov
Chief Juistice of the United States
Currently John Roberts
Syne September 29, 2005

The Supreme Coort o the Unitit States (Inglis: Supreme Court of the United States) is the heichest federal coort o the Unitit States. Established pursuant tae Airticle III o the Unitit States Constitution in 1789, it has ultimate (an lairgely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction ower aw federal coorts an ower state coort cases involvin issues o federal law, plus oreeginal jurisdiction ower a smaw range o cases.