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Chief Justice John Roberts

John Roberts Jr., a former federal appellate judge, won Senate confirmation Sept. 29, 2005 as the 17th chief justice of the United States. The 50 year old becomes the youngest chief justice in 200 years.

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…