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.

U.S. chief justice nominee John Roberts faced a first round of questions in his Senate confirmation hearings Tuesday on a range of subjects, including abortion, privacy, and racial and gender discrimination. Two legal scholars assess Roberts' responses.

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…

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