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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.

President Bush on Monday nominated John Roberts to succeed Chief Justice William Rehnquist as chief justice. A former clerk for Chief Justice Rehnquist joins a professor who has argued numerous cases before the court to consider the chief justice's legacy…

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Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who steered the high court through groundbreaking legal and political disputes as well as guided it through a docket-full of potentially pivotal and controversial cases in recent court terms, died on Sept. 3, 2005.

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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