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    The US Supreme Court's Evolution and Role for the Future

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    The Constitution is rather vague about the make-up, size, and responsibility of the Supreme Court. How has the Supreme Court evolved over its history? What do you think the Court's role will be in the future?

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    The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest court in the United States. It has ultimate (but largely discretionary) appellate jurisdiction over all federal courts and over state court cases involving issues of federal law, and original jurisdiction over a small range of cases. The US Constitution did not supply for many requirements for Supreme Court Justices. In fact, there are no specific US Constitutional requirements for one to be nominated to be a Supreme Court ...

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    Be that as it may, in recent years, neither presiding POTUS (President of the United States) nor US Senate would likely confirm an appointee without some significant legal experience. The POTUS usually considers the recommendation of the American Bar Association's Standing Committee.