The first day of October meant opening day at the Supreme Court. But Monday was strikingly different, as recently appointed Chief Justice John Roberts sat among his new colleagues. NewsHour regular Jan Crawford Greenburg talks about Roberts' first day on…

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 13-5 in favor of sending the nomination of Judge John Roberts as chief justice of the United States to the full Senate. All ten Republicans and three Democrats praised Roberts' qualifications but five Democrats said…

On the second day of questioning, Supreme Court nominee John Roberts faced questions on issues ranging from the right to die to how broadly he would interpret the Constitution. Two scholars assess his responses.

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