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The Chief Justice of the United States is the head of the United States federal court system (the judicial branch of the U.S. federal government) and the chief judge of the Supreme Court of the United States. The Chief Justice is one of nine Supreme Court justices; the other eight are the Associate Justices. The position is also commonly referred to as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, although this ceased to be the official title in the 1860s.

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