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The Supreme Court of the United States is the highest federal court in the United States. In the US legal system, the Supreme Court is the final interpreter of federal constitutional law, although it may only act within the context of a case in which it has jurisdiction.

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Season 3

The Supreme Court is first introduced in Chapter 30, when Solicitor General Heather Dunbar is defending the government against a drone strike that caused severe injury to a US citizen. Robert Jacobs serves as an Associate Justice on the court, before he retires later in the season due to Alzheimer's.

As of 2015, the court contains: three women and six men, two of whom are African-American.

Gallery

Chief Justice

The Chief Justice.

Justice Moretti

Associate Justice Moretti.

Robert Jacobs on Bench

Associate Justice Jacobs.

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The Supreme Court.

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