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  • Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr. to deliver BYU forum address Oct. 23

    10/19/2007 9:22:16 AM PDT · by restornu · 5 replies · 123+ views
    BYU ^ | Oct 19, 2007
    Chief Justice of the United States John G. Roberts, Jr., will speak at a Brigham Young University forum assembly on Tuesday, Oct. 23, at 11:05 a.m. in the Marriott Center. The forum will be presented live on BYU Television, KBYU TV, KBYU FM and byubroadcasting.org. For rebroadcast information, visit byubroadcasting.org. A question-and-answer session for students will be held in the Marriott Center immediately following the address. On September 29, 2005, John G. Roberts, Jr. was confirmed by the United States Senate as the 17th Chief Justice of the United States. At 50 years of age, he became the youngest...
  • At Roberts Hearing, the Question of Questions

    09/13/2005 6:17:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 50 replies · 1,093+ views
    National Review Online ^ | September 13, 2005 | Byron York
    Back in 2003, when John Roberts was approved by the Senate Judiciary Committee on his way to a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, just three Democrats — Edward Kennedy, Charles Schumer, and Dick Durbin — voted against him. Now, two years later, with Roberts again before the committee, nominated to be chief justice of the Supreme Court, the question is not whether Kennedy, Schumer, and Durbin will vote against him again. That's a given. The question is whether any committee Democrats — the ones who once approved his nomination — can be persuaded...
  • AFTER ROBERTS As liberals continue trying to derail Bush's judicial nominee, they worry: Who's next?

    09/06/2005 11:08:51 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies · 1,015+ views
    Salon ^ | September 6, 2005 | Michael Scherer
    ....Court watchers have made a science of counting votes on key issues like campaign finance reform, access to abortion, and affirmative action. On these questions, Rehnquist was often a reliable conservative, siding with the minority of the court. O'Connor, on the other hand, was a swing vote who helped write majority decisions, a fact that makes her replacement far more important to the future direction of the Supreme Court. "The Democrats want to look at the two picks together," said Chemerinsky. President Bush may not give them the chance...."Before the Senate acts on John Roberts' new nomination ... we should...
  • Judge John Roberts (D.C. Circuit): D.C. Circuit Judge Gets on Supreme Court Short List.

    07/01/2005 12:02:10 PM PDT · by alessandrofiaschi · 103 replies · 20,113+ views
    Legal Times ^ | Tony Mauro
    D.C. Circuit Judge Gets on Supreme Court Short List Tony Mauro John Roberts Jr., the newest judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, was hanging back. During a typical oral argument last week, colleague Harry Edwards fussed and fumed at the lawyers before him, while David Sentelle tossed out avuncular one-liners in his thick Southern drawl. But Roberts, the third judge on the panel, was quiet. When he did speak finally, he was barely audible, politely asking a question or two, but never tipping his hand. To anyone watching for the first time, Roberts barely made...