Our Favorite Supreme Court Justices, Ranked
The United States's long history features the addition of the judicial branch-- The Supreme Court. There have been many justices that most Americans have never even heard of who served time on the Supreme Court. However, for their own reasons, some judges have climbed the ladder of popularity among Americans.
Some of our favorite justices have been pioneers in distributing equality and minority presence across the board. Others have been decisions on landmark cases that heavily govern our legal society to this day.
Do you have any favorite justices that stand out to you? Chances are some of ours are your favorites as well! Go ahead and sort through the list, ranking your favorites, too!
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor
Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court.
Justice Sonia Sotomayer
Sonia Sotomayer was the first Hispanic Supreme Court Justice.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts
Nominated by President George W. Bush, John G. Roberts took his seat in 2005.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg
Ruth Bader Ginsberg is known for her advocacy for women's rights as well as civil liberties.
Justice Elena Kagan
Elena Kagan was nominated by President Obama in 2010. She continues to serve in this position.
Justice Clarence Thomas
Clarence Thomas has been serving in his seat for nearly three decades now.
Chief Anthony L. Kennedy
After serving as a Supreme Court Justice for thirty years, Anthony L. Kennedy finally retired.