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1. The Supreme Court in the 2021-2022 term is called the Roberts Court after the Chief Justice of the United States. Which of the following is the correct name of the person who became the Chief Justice after being nominated by President George W. Bush in 2005?
2. One of the most conservative justices of this Court wrote the controversial opinion in a case involving gun laws: New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen. Which justice, who had a scandal involving Anita Hill, is he?
3. Which justice, nominated by President Bill Clinton in 1994, announced his retirement from the Supreme Court in 2022?
4. In May 2022, an unprecedented leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion about an abortion case sent shockwaves throughout the country. Which justice, nominated by President George W. Bush in 2005, wrote that opinion?
5. Which justice authored the Court's opinion in the 2022 case Johnson v. Arteaga-Martinez and was the first Latina to join the Supreme Court?
6. Justice Elena Kagan has served in the Supreme Court since 2010. Which job did Kagan have prior to being nominated to the Court by President Obama?
7. Following the Senate's refusal to confirm Obama's nominee Merrick Garland to the Court, which justice was President Donald Trump's first Supreme Court appointment?
8. One of the most explosive Supreme Court hearings in recent history occurred in 2018, after accusations of sexual assault against the nominee were raised. Which of the following judges was at the center of this scandal?
9. Following the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg in 2020, which of these former law professors was President Donald Trump's third Supreme Court nominee?
10. Once the Court had issued all its opinions for the 2021-2022 term, a new Associate Justice was sworn in and made history as the first African-American woman in the Court. Which of these women was nominated by President Joe Biden and confirmed by the Senate in 2022?
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