The Supreme Court is the
highest court in the United States. Learn more about how it
works and some famous Justices.
The Supreme Court Laws of the Land
The Supreme Court has nine members, hears hundreds of cases a year, and issues important decisions that sometimes have wide-ranging effects on the U.S. legal system.
The Beginning of the Supreme Court
The Supreme Court grew from sort of an afterthought to a powerful institution. This articles explains how.
Supreme Court site
This is the official government site of the Supreme Court.
Start here for general information.
This site is helpful by giving you profiles of the current
Supreme Court Justices.
Cases in History
Read all about the famous cases in Supreme Court history.
Find information on the opinions, the Justices who wrote
them, background on the cases, and much more.
A great resource for finding a specific Court
of John Marshall
Read all about the first important Chief Justice. See the
man who gave us the principle of judicial review. Learn more
about this very important American!
v. Madison: Background and
This is John Marshall's first decision and the case that
gave us the idea of judicial review, the right of the
Supreme Court to declare a law unconstitutional.
Take a tour of the Supreme Court. Meet the Justices, read
some famous opinions, see the building. Through words and
pictures, you'll learn about this group, the head of the
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