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How many justices are on the Supreme Court?
08.30.2017 : 11:52:28 AM | Educational Queries | John
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How many justices are on the Supreme Court?


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08.30.2017 : 11:52:58 AM
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There haven't always been nine justices on the court. The U.S. Constitution established the Supreme Court but left it to Congress to decide how many justices should make up the court. The Judiciary Act of 1789 set the number at six: a chief justice and five associate justices.