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2005-09-12 11:55:08

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts had hoped to soon join Chief Justice William Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court. Now Roberts likely will succeed the late legal giant, who was one of his earliest conservative mentors.

2005-09-12 11:03:22

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate opened its first Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 11 years on Monday with Chief Justice nominee John Roberts ready to explain his judicial beliefs and background to Republicans and Democrats.

2005-09-12 08:30:28

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee opens its first Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 11 years on Monday with its top Republican and Democrat vowing a close examination of chief justice nominee John Roberts.

2005-09-12 01:54:39

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee opens its first Supreme Court confirmation hearing in 11 years on Monday with its top Republican and Democrat vowing a close examination of chief justice nominee John Roberts.

2005-09-11 09:11:48

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Many lawmakers and congressional experts expect federal appeals judge John Roberts to survive a tough U.S. Senate confirmation hearing, set to begin on Monday, and be elevated, perhaps this month, to chief justice of the United States. Roberts, President George W.

2005-09-06 16:01:35

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If John Roberts is confirmed as U.S. chief justice, his Supreme Court might reverse tradition and permit its proceedings to be televised, a top Senate Republican said on Tuesday.

2005-09-06 07:51:41

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Democrats called for greater scrutiny of John Roberts on Monday after President George W. Bush nominated him to head the U.S. Supreme Court rather than be an associate justice.

2005-09-05 17:56:07

By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Key Democrats called for greater scrutiny of John Roberts on Monday after President George W. Bush nominated him to head the U.S. Supreme Court rather than be an associate justice.

2005-09-05 13:20:49

By Jim Vicini WASHINGTON (Reuters) - John Roberts had hoped to soon join Chief Justice William Rehnquist on the U.S. Supreme Court. Now Roberts may succeed the late legal giant, who was one of his earliest conservative mentors.

2005-09-05 07:12:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President George W. Bush announced on Monday that he wants appeals court judge John Roberts, who is awaiting Senate confirmation hearings this week to serve on the Supreme Court, to succeed the late William Rehnquist as U.S.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.