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2005-07-28 16:26:48

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts said on Thursday he would not be the type of justice both political parties denounce, one who tries to make laws rather than rule on them, a Democratic senator said. "He said he would not be an 'activist judge,"' Sen.

2005-07-14 14:31:16

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of U.S. senators who crafted a compromise on judicial nominees two months ago said President Bush's talks with both parties for his first nomination to the Supreme Court may help avert a divisive confirmation battle.

Word of the Day
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.