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…

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."…

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.

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…

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.

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.

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