Nearly Everyone knows that there is a Supreme Court of the United States, but hardly anyone knows much about it. Some have surprising preconceptions. After a visit to a Court session, a young man from Latin America was asked if he had seen anything unusual in the Court procedure. "Yes, indeed," he said, "Some of the Justices smiled!" So this article seeks to answer such questions as "Where does the Court meet? What does it do? Who does it?" and "How do they do it?"

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