The supreme court is the highest court in america. it has a chief justice or head judge as well as eight assosciate judges.All the justices are appointed by the president and approved by the senate. the justices will serve for life unless they decide to retire.There job is to interpret the laws that are passed by congress.
Ever since our government was established, more than a hundred justices have served on the court, in fact until recently, all of them were men. Sandra Day O'connor was the very first woman to be called to the supreme court. She was appointed in 1981. Ruth Blader Ginsburg was choosen in 1983 as the second woman seated in supreme court.