Supreme Coort o the Unitit States

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Supreme Coort o the Unitit States
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EstablishedJuin 21, 1788; 231 years ago (1788-06-21)
KintraUnitit States
LocationWashington, D.C., U.S.
Coordinates38°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 methodPresidential nomination wi Senate confirmation
Authorised biUnitit States Constitution
Judge term lenthLife tenur
No. o poseetions9, bi statute
Wabsteidwww.supremecourt.gov
Chief Juistice o the Unitit States
CurrentlyJohn Roberts
SyneSeptember 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 haes 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.