Law

Question

how many supreme court justices are usually needed to decide a case

1 Answer

  • Answer:

    usually nine, but that differs depending on how many justices are seated, the vote is decided by the majority.

    Explanation:

    However, the constitution does not specify the number of justices needed to preside over a case. The number is determined by congress, before 1869 there were as few as 6, but since then there has been 9.

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