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As far as the Constitution is concerned, there are no educational requirements for Supreme Court justices (including the Chief Justice).

In the real world, however, the current Supreme Court justices have at least a Bachelor's degree and three years of law school, culminating in a J.D. degree. That works out to seven years of post-secondary education, minimum. There are also opportunities for post-graduate work in law, leading to an LLM or LLB, which is a legal master's degree beyond the standard Juris Doctor.

Typical post-secondary education includes four years of undergraduate college, plus three years of law school (or seven years of education after high school). An LLM or LLB degree adds an additional year of study.

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