Do you have what it takes?
Is the Judicial branch right for you?
The Supreme Court (People you'd have the honor of working with)
John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States
Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice
Anthony M. Kennedy, Associate Justice
Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Associate Justice
Stephen G. Breyer, Associate Justice
Samuel Anthony Alito, Jr., Associate Justice
Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice
Elena Kagan, Associate Justice
How to become a member...
The Supreme Court's job
The Judicial Branch decides the meaning of laws, applies them to real situations, and decides whether or not a law is unconstitutional. When questions concerning particular laws arise in lower courts, the justices who make up the Supreme Court are responsible for explaining and interpreting the Constitution. The Constitution also gives the Supreme Court the power to judge if federal, state, and local governments are acting within the law or not. The Supreme Court can also decide if a president's action is unconstitutional
Cases you might be interested in that are heard in the Supreme Court
The Court can hear just about any kind of state-court case, as long as it involves federal law, including the Constitution. For example cases involving violations of the Constitution or federal law, crimes on federal land, and bankruptcy cases.
There is a chief justice, or head judge, and eight associate justices. They serve for life unless they retire. Their job is to interpret laws passed by Congress. If you were a part of the Supreme Court you wouldn't have to worry about getting another job ever again.