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  Roberts Jr., John Glover
NameJohn Glover Roberts Jr.
Bethesda, Maryland , United States
Born January 27, 1955 (62 years)
Last ModifedPicimpalious
Jan 26, 2010 08:21am
Tags Caucasian - 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.

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.

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04/14/2010-04/19/2010 Quinnipiac University 49.00% ( 0.0) 21.00% ( 0.0) 30.00% ( 0.0)

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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 
Jun 28, 2012 11:00am Hyperbole Blog chatter: Impeach John Roberts  Article RP 
Jun 26, 2012 09:00am Profile John Roberts's big moment  Article Brandonius Maximus 
Mar 12, 2012 07:00pm Opinion Health Care Act Offers Roberts a Signature Case  Article J.R. 
Oct 22, 2010 09:00am General Rep. Peter DeFazio Investigating Impeachment For Chief Justice John Roberts  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Apr 21, 2010 07:30pm Poll Roberts' Rating Higher Than Obama's  Article Scott³ 
Mar 04, 2010 03:20pm General Anatomy of a Rumor: The Story Behind Chief Justice John Roberts’s ‘Retirement’  Article Homegrown Democrat 
Jan 20, 2009 11:00am General The Inaugural Oath: Chief Justice Slip-Up  Article COSDem 
Jul 30, 2007 02:00pm News Chief Justice John Roberts Of Supreme Court Hospitalized: Precaution  Article J.R. 
Nov 30, 2005 02:20pm Legal Ruling Roberts signals support for abortion curbs  Article RP 
Sep 01, 2005 04:00pm News [John] Roberts called slain congressman 'publicity hound'  Article Servo 
Aug 04, 2005 10:00pm News Roberts Donated Help to Gay Rights Case  Article Scott³ 
Jul 25, 2005 07:00pm General Roberts Listed in Federalist Society '97-98 Directory  Article RP 
Jul 24, 2005 07:00pm General White House Won't Show All Roberts Papers  Article RP 
Jul 21, 2005 03:00pm Profile Federalist Affiliation Misstated - Roberts Does Not Belong to Group  Article RP 
Jul 20, 2005 05:00pm Commentary Souter in Roberts Clothing  Article Servo 
Feb 00, 2003 08:00pm Report Report for the Alliance of Justice: Opposition to the Confirmation of John G. Roberts to the U.S .Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit  Article COSDem 

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