Sophist Almanac


ObamaCare - The Affordable Care Act (2015)

ObamaCare The Affordable Care Act

Meet the Supremes

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  • the US Supreme Court is one of the oldest constitutional review courts in the world
  • their decisions can overturn federal or state laws, if the justices find they are unconstitutional
  • its powers have ended segregation in schools, legalised interracial marriage and once effectively chose a president
  • there are nine justices nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate, each with life tenure
  • it is currently one third female, with one Hispanic justice and one African-American