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Looking Ahead to the Roberts Court

Vault Show

As the Roberts Supreme Court reviews the historic case challenging President Obama's 2010 Health Reform law, take a look back to 2005 when John Roberts replaced William Rehnquist as Chief Justice. A discussion of the generational shift represented by the Roberts Court and the what issues were important in his first years on the bench. Revisit our program from September 30, 2005, the same day Roberts was sworn in.

June 27, 1997

Weekly Show

The Supreme Court session in 1997 ended with 16 opinions released in the final week. Among them, a number of landmark decisions including the overturning of the Brady handgun bill and the first ruling on whether the internet should be governed by free speech provisions. Analysis provided for us by the Dean of the Supreme Court Press Corps, Linda Greenhouse.

June 27, 2008

Vault Show

THIS WEEK, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the 2nd amendment right to bear arms in a controversial case overturning Chicago’s hand-gun ban.  Just two years ago, the Roberts court signaled that it might rule this way when it struck down Washington, DC’s hand-gun ban.  But since DC was a federal enclave, gun rights supporters challenged Chicago's local law. Linda Greenhouse, then of the New York Times, and Pete Williams of NBC News analyze the decision overturning DC's law two years ago.