Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentGovernment · 10 months ago

Why are there 9 justices on the Supreme Court?

I understand why it has to be an odd number but why 9? Why not 7 or 11 or 5 or 13?

2 Answers

  • Foofa
    Lv 7
    10 months ago

    Because any time a President tries to change that number they're accused of "stacking the Court".

  • 10 months ago

    Google is your friend, dear. No more free answers for you - come back one year!

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