John Roberts

  • September 13, 2005  

    Chief justice nominee John Roberts faced hours of pointed questions in Tuesday’s first round of questioning from senators on the Judicial Committee. A report selects highlights from the hearings, including questions about abortion, The Voting Rights Act and separation of powers. Continue reading

  • September 12, 2005   BY Admin 

    Supreme Court chief justice nominee John Roberts, in his first comments to the Senate Judiciary Committee, pledged Monday to "confront every case with an open mind" and to "fully and fairly analyze the legal arguments presented." Continue reading

  • September 12, 2005  

    Less than three years after becoming a federal judge, John Roberts faced the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday in the first day of hearings to see if he should become the nation’s top jurist. Kwame Holman reports on the day’s statements. Continue reading

  • September 12, 2005  

    Less than three years after becoming a federal judge, John Roberts faced the Senate Judiciary Committee Monday in the first day of hearings to see if he should become the nation’s top jurist. Two experts talk about what has been said thus far, and the direction the hearings will take throughout this week. Continue reading

  • September 6, 2005   BY Admin 

    Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter, R-Pa., said his committee would push back confirmation hearings on Supreme Court nominee John Roberts until Monday in light of this week’s memorial services for Chief Justice William Rehnquist. Continue reading

  • September 5, 2005   BY Admin 

    President Bush on Monday nominated federal appellate Judge John Roberts to succeed William Rehnquist as chief justice of the Supreme Court. Roberts, who at one time served as Rehnquist’s clerk, said he was "honored and humbled." Continue reading

  • August 19, 2005  

    The most recent documents released by the National Archives on Supreme Court nominee John Roberts shed more light on his work during the Reagan era. A Supreme Court reporter analyzes the newly-released documents. Continue reading

  • August 16, 2005   BY Admin 

    Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Jr.’s past thinking on issues such as abortion and school prayer became somewhat clearer when the National Archives released documents pertaining to Roberts’ work as a young lawyer in the Reagan White House. Continue reading

  • August 11, 2005  

    Opponents of Supreme Court nominee John Roberts began airing a television ad Wednesday which focused on an abortion-related case Roberts argued before the Supreme Court during his tenure with the first Bush administration. Continue reading

  • July 22, 2005  

    As Judge John Roberts and U.S. Senators prepare for confirmation hearings in September, three legal experts examine the judge’s legal record on issues that may come before the Supreme Court. Continue reading

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