Justices, Tenure, and What to Expect Moving Forward

A ninth Justice sits on the Supreme Court today for oral arguments for the first time in over a year.¬† Justice Gorsuch at 49 years of age has the potential to fill the seat previously occupied by Justice Scalia for years to come.¬† Gorsuch is on the younger end of the age spectrum for Supreme…

Quick Note: SCOTUS Justices/Nominees’ Ages at Death

Perusing through some data for another post, I came across the age at death of all deceased Supreme Court nominees (those confirmed and not excluding¬†Justice Scalia). The graph on the left shows all of the ages at death over time and the graph on the right shows the life expectancy trend based on the death…