US Supreme Court Fast Facts

(CNN)Here is a look at the Supreme Court of the United States.

The US Supreme Court was created in accordance with Article III, section 1 of the Constitution of the United States and by the authority of the Judiciary Act of September 24, 1789.
February 2, 1790 - The first court assembles in New York City.
Nine justices comprise the US Supreme Court, one chief justice and eight associate justices.