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  Roberts Jr., John G.
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AffiliationRepublican  
  2005-10-01  
 
NameJohn G. Roberts Jr.
Address
Bethesda, Maryland , United States
EmailNone
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Born January 27, 1955 (64 years)
ContributorScott³
Last ModifedIndyGeorgia
Sep 14, 2019 10:35pm
Tags Caucasian - Moderate-to-Conservative - Anti-Affirmative Action - Married - Catholic - Christian - Straight -
InfoFederal Judicial Service:
U. S. Court of Appeals for District of Columbia Circuit
Nominated by George W. Bush on January 7, 2003, to a seat vacated by James L. Buckley; Confirmed by the Senate on May 8, 2003, and received commission on June 2, 2003. Service terminated on September 29, 2005, due to appointment to another judicial position.

Supreme Court of the United States, Chief Justice
Nominated by George W. Bush on September 6, 2005, to a seat vacated by William H. Rehnquist; Confirmed by the Senate on September 29, 2005, and received commission on September 29, 2005.

Education:
Harvard College, A.B., 1976

Harvard Law School, J.D., 1979

Professional Career:
Law clerk, Hon. Henry Friendly, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1979-1980
Law clerk, Associate Justice William Rehnquist, Supreme Court of the United States, 1980-1981
Special assistant to the attorney general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1981-1982
Associate counsel to the president, White House Counsel's Office, 1982-1986
Private practice, Washington, DC, 1986-1989, 1993-2003
Principal deputy solicitor general, U.S. Department of Justice, 1989-1993

Roberts was initially nominated for D.C. Circuit Court Judge in January 1992. However his nomination was never acted on and returned to the White House upon Bush's term expiring.


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
DateFirmApproveDisapproveDon't Know
07/01/2012-07/08/2012 Quinnipiac University 46.00% ( 3.0) 34.00% ( 13.0) 20.00% ( 10.0)
04/14/2010-04/19/2010 Quinnipiac University 49.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0)

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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Mar 28, 2013 01:00pm News Conservatives wary of Chief Justice Roberts in same-sex marriage cases  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jul 03, 2012 03:00pm News Liberals fear the John Roberts rebound  Not Available COSDem 
Jul 01, 2012 02:00pm News Roberts switched views to uphold health care law  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Jun 29, 2012 02:50pm News John Roberts’ Medication Made Him Stupid and Other Right-Wing Explanations for the Obamacare Ruling  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jun 28, 2012 12:00pm News Republicans: Et tu, John Roberts?  Article COSDem 
Jun 28, 2012 12:00pm Commentary The Roberts Court Is Born   Article Brandonius Maximus 

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RACES
  09/29/2005 Supreme Court - Chief Justice Won 78.00% (+56.00%)
  05/08/2003 D.C. Circuit Court Judge Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
ENTERED, DROPPED OUT
  01/31/2006 Supreme Court - Associate Justice Lost 0.00% (-58.00%)
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