Making a Law Before something can become a law, it must be voted on by Congress and approved by the President. Anybody can write a law, but only members of Congress can put it up for a vote. A law
The President of the United States, as head of the Executive Branch, has several powers according to the United States Constitution. These include: the ability to veto or sign into law legislation that has been voted for by Congress, the ability to appoint federal positions such as federal judges, the ability to negotiate international treaties, and the ability to grant pardons for crimes.
The Judicial Branch is determined by the U.S. Congress and the U.S. President.Congress is able to determine the number of Supreme Court judges. There have been as few as six and as many as nine at one time.A federal Supreme Court judge can only be removed from their position by retirement, death, or by impeachment. Because they do not need to be worried about their 'popularity' they can base court decisions on law and justice and not winning electoral votes.