Clerk of Court
Disposition of Supreme Court Matters 2010
Summary of Supreme Court Opinions
House of Justice,
P.O. Box 502165
Saipan, MP 96950-0307
Tel: (670) 236-9800
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Monday to Friday
The Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (NMI) Supreme Court is the appellate
court of the Northern Mariana Islands, with jurisdiction to hear appeals from final
judgments and orders of the NMI Superior Court. All appeals from the NMI Supreme
Court go directly to United States Supreme Court.
The NMI Supreme Court consists of three Justices appointed by the Governor for a
term of eight years. A justice wishing to serve another term must receive voter
approval in a retention election.