Supreme Court at a Glance


Chief Justice
John G. Roberts Jr.
New York
Harvard Law, J.D. 1979
Appointed By:
George W. Bush

 

Nominated:
July 19, 2005


Date Confirmed:

September 29, 2005

» Vote Tally: 78-22
» Key Coverage

Associate Justice
Stephen G. Breyer
California
Northwestern Law, J.D. 1964
Appointed By:
Bill Clinton

 

Nominated:
May 14, 1994


Date Confirmed:

August 3, 1994

» Vote Tally: 87-9
» Key Coverage

Associate Justice
Clarence Thomas
Georgia
Yale Law, J.D. 1974
Appointed By:
George H.W. Bush

 

Nominated:
July 1, 1991


Date Confirmed:

October 15, 1991

» Vote Tally: 52-41
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Associate Justice
Ruth Bader Ginsburg
New York
Columbia Law, L.L.B. 1959
Appointed By:
Bill Clinton

 

Nominated:
June 14, 1993


Date Confirmed:

August 3, 1993

» Vote Tally: 96-3
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Associate Justice
Samuel J. Alito
New Jersey
Yale Law, J.D. 1975
Appointed By:
George W. Bush

 

Nominated:
October 31, 2005


Date Confirmed:

January 31, 2006

» Vote Tally: 58-42
» Key Coverage

Associate Justice
David H. Souter
New Hampshire
Harvard Law, L.L.B. 1966
Appointed By:
George H.W. Bush

 

Nominated:
July 25, 1990


Date Confirmed:

October 9, 1990

» Vote Tally: 90-9
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Associate Justice
Antonin Scalia
Virginia
Harvard Law, L.L.B. 1960
Appointed By:
Ronald Reagan

 

Nominated:
June 24, 1986


Date Confirmed:

September 26, 1986

» Vote Tally: 98-0
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Chief Justice
John Paul Stevens
Illinois
Northwestern Law, J.D. 1947
Appointed By:
Gerald Ford

 

Nominated:
Nov. 28, 1975


Date Confirmed:

December 19, 1975

» Vote Tally: 980
» Key Coverage

Chief Justice
Anthony M. Kennedy
California
Harvard Law, L.L.B. 1961
Appointed By:
Ronald Reagan

 

Nominated:
Nov. 11 1987


Date Confirmed:

February 17, 1988

» Vote Tally: 980
» Key Coverage

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