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Chapter 21: Members of the Court
Chapter 21: Members of the court

Since its establishment in 1789, the Supreme Court has had only 111 members, making it one of the most exclusive, as well as enduring, of judicial bodies. For most of its history, the Court was the province of white Protestant males. Only three women, including one Latina, and two African American men have served on the Court. Only ...

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