The Supreme Court building is located in
Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court is the highest court in the
United States. There are nine justices, or judges, that meet inside
the Supreme Court building to listen to court cases. One of the nine
justices is called the Chief Justice. The justices of the Supreme
Court listen to legal cases from October to April every year.
Thousands of court cases are brought to the Supreme Court, but they only
choose to hear about 150 court cases per year. The Supreme Court
settles questions about the laws. The Supreme Court decides whether
state laws, acts of Congress, and the actions of the President are
constitutional, or legal according to the U.S. Constitution. Over
the front doors of the Supreme Court are the words, "Equal Justice Under
Use the information above to complete the
1. The Supreme
building is located in Washington, D.C.
court in the United States.
3. There are
justices on the Supreme Court.
4. The Supreme Court justices listen
to legal cases from
5. The Supreme Court hears about 150
6. The Supreme Court settles
questions about the
7. Over the doors of the Supreme
Court are the words, "Equal
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