Supreme Court of Justice

Local nameSuprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación
LocationCuahutémoc, Mexico City

The Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation (Spanish: Suprema Corte de Justicia de la Nación is the Mexican institution serving as the country's federal high court and the spearhead organisation for the judiciary of the Mexican Federal Government. It consists of eleven magistrates, known as ministers of the court, one of whom is designated the court's president.

Judges of the SCJN are appointed for 15 years. They are ratified through affirmation by the Senate from a list proposed by the President of the Republic. The ministers chosen will select from among themselves who shall be the President of the Court to serve a four-year period; any given minister may serve out more than one term as president, but may not do so consecutively.

Tags Court Building
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More information and contact


Official website

Phone +52 55 4113 1000

Address Pino Suárez 2, 06065 Mexico City, Mexico

Coordinates 19°25'52.053" N -99°7'54.082" E

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