How the Court Works


Dignity, Formality and Tradition

The Term

The Court's Workload and Staff

Clerk of the Court and the Marshal

Visiting the Court

Marshal's Aides

Oral Argument

Types of Cases the Court Hears

The Justices' Conference

Law Clerks

Library Support

Drafting and Releasing Opinions

News Media

Modernization and Technology

The Chief Justice's Role

Selecting Justices


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