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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…

Sep 04

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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.

Opponents of Supreme Court nominee John Roberts began airing a television ad Wednesday which focused on an abortion-related case Roberts argued before the Supreme Court during his tenure with the first Bush administration.

Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, speaks about Supreme Court nominee John Roberts Jr.'s legal record, possible questions during the confirmation hearings and the potential of a filibuster.

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