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At present, there are 15 Justices who serve on the Supreme Court. Justices are selected by the Committee to Select Judges and are formally appointed by the President of the State. The President of the Supreme Court is
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the Justice who has served on the Court for the longest period of time. Cases are usually heard by a panel of three Justices; however, the President of the Supreme Court has the authority to appoint a larger panel when deemed necessary. The panel is always composed of an uneven number of Justices.