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Chief Justice John Marshall, who served from 1801-1835, played a significant role in elevating the status and power of the Court through court rulings that directly checked th…e power of both branches of the federal government and reinforced the supremacy of federal law over state law. Marshall is most often associated with the concept of judicial review, as illustrated in Marbury v. Madison, 5 US 137 (1803). For more information about Marbury v. Madison, see Related Questions, below.
As of her appointment on 7 January 2000, the Right Honourable Madame Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin, P.C., is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada (usually refer…red to as the Chief Justice of Canada). The Chief Justice was appointed by the Right Honourable Adrienne Clarkson, P.C. (as the then-Governor General) on the advice of the Right Honourable Jean Chrétien, P.C. (then the 20th prime minister).
John Jay was the first Chief Justice of the United States (more commonly referred to as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court), who served from 1789 until he was elected Governor… of New York in 1795.
The first chief justice was John Jay.
John Jay was the first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court*, appointed on October 19, 1789 by President George Washington. Jay served on the Court until the end of June, 1795, …when he resigned to become Governor of New York. The Supreme Court was first called to assemble on February 1, 1790, at the Royal Exchange Building on the corner of Broad and Water Streets in New York City, then the Nation's Capital, but travel impediments prevented the Court from meeting until the next day, February 2, 1790. Some of the Associate Justices, such as John Rutledge, didn't attend the meeting. The first Supreme Court comprised only six Justices: Chief Justice: John Jay, from New York Associate Justices: John Rutledge, from South Carolina William Cushing, from Massachusetts James Wilson, from Pennsylvania John Blair, from Virginia James Iredell, from North Carolina. *Note: The correct title is now Chief Justice of the United States, but most people refer to this person as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.
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President George Washington appointed first Chief Justice John Jay to the US Supreme Court in September 1789. Washington also appointed the second and third Chief Justices, Jo…hn Rutledge and Oliver Ellsworth, during his terms of office.
President Washington appoint John Jay to serve as first Chief Justice of the Supreme Court in September 1789. Jay presided over the Court until 1795, when he was elected Gover…nor of New York.
Iftikhar Ahmed Choudhry was originally appointed Chief Justice by Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf in May 2005, but was suspended and placed under house arrest in N…ovember 2007 after refusing to resign at Musharraf's order. Choudhry was released by new Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilliani after Gilliani won the country's election in March 2008, but was not immediately reinstated as Chief Justice. The Lawyer's Movement, lead by Mian Nawaz Sharif, conducted a long march demanding Choudhry and the other deposed judges be reinstated. Choudhry's current term of office began on March 22, 2009. For more information, see Related Questions, below.
Justice S. H. Kapadia He was the former Chief Justice. At present Justice Altamas Kabir is the CJI (Chief Justice of India).
The Philippines is still in the process of selecting a Chief Justice to replace former Chief Justice Renato C. Corona who was impeached. On August 28, 2012, President Benigno… S. Aquino III appointed Maria Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice.
General Duties of the Supreme Court Interprets the ConstitutionInterprets law Leads the Judicial branch of the US government Evaluates constitutionality of challenged lawsSet…tles disputes between the statesHears cases involving the constitution and federal laws on appeal Duties of the Chief Justice Heads US Supreme CourtHeads Federal JudiciaryHeads Judicial Conference of the US (the administrative body of the federal judiciary)Appoints federal judges to US Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court (per 50 USC § 1803)Appoints members of Judicial Panel on Multi-District LitigationActs as Chancellor of the Smithsonian InstituteSits on Board of National Gallery of Art and Hirshorn MuseumSupervises acquisition of books for Library of Congress Law LibraryAppoints Director of Administrative Office, which coordinates federal court administrationActs as official spokesman for the Judicial branchWrites annual report to Congress on the state of the federal court systemPresides over the Senate trial of Presidential impeachment, or impeachment of a Vice-President when acting PresidentSets agenda for Supreme Court conferences and meetingsAdministers the Presidential Oath of Office (by tradition, not law)Assigns writing of opinions, if a member of majority decisionReviews emergency petitions, motions and applications for the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Fourth Circuit, and Federal CircuitChief administrative officer of the Court
Justice S.H.Kapadia Justice K G Balakrishnan, from Keral is a present Chief Justice of Supreme Court Of India .He is the first-ever Dalit to occupy the coveted post after repl…acing Chief Justice Y K Sabharwal who retired on January 14, 2007. Hon'ble Balakrishnan, is 37th Chief Justice, and has a tenure of three years and four months, till May 12, 2010, the day he retires. Chief Justice Sabharwal had a tenure of 14 months while his predecessor Justice R C Lahoti had a 17 month stint.
Every judge on the Supreme Court is a Justice. One of the nine Justices is the person who chairs the meetings, manages the support staff and handles administrative decisions. …That is the Chief Justice.
The Chief Justice is the ranking member of the US Supreme Court. When the Justices meet to discuss the cases that have been appealed to the Supreme Court, the Chief Justice …presides over the discussions and usually summarizes each case at the start of the meetings. The Chief Justice doesn't have any special power in determining what cases will be heard or what decision will be made on a case. He (or she) has one vote, just like the Associate Justices. When a case is decided, if the Chief Justice has voted with the majority on a case, he/she assigns someone in the majority to write the majority opinion on the case. Other responsibilities include presiding over the Senate impeachment trial of a US President, performing certain administrative duties, and writing the year-end report on the activities of the Judicial Branch for Congress.
The US President nominates the Chief Justice, who may already be an Associate Justice or may be someone outside the Supreme Court. The Senate must confirm the nomination by a …simple majority vote. The process for appointing a Chief Justice is the same as that for appointing an Associate Justice. For more information, see Related Questions, below.