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Supreme Court / Rehnquist & Roberts / Chief Justice #802272

CNN Evening News for Monday, Sep 05, 2005
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(Studio: Aaron Brown) Report introduced.

(White House: Dana Bash) President Bush's plans to replace Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist with nominee John Roberts featured; details given about Bush's current political problems. [BUSH - praises Roberts; states "they like what they see."] [Senator Harry REID - talks about the office of chief justice.] [People for the American Way Ralph NEAS - offers caution about Roberts.] [Georgetown University Stephen WAYNE†- says Bush won't nominate a controversial nominee.]

(Studio: Aaron Brown, Jeffrey Toobin) The importance to the Supreme Court of the job of chief justice, who assigns who writes the majority & minority opinions, discussed.

Brown, Aaron;
Bash, Dana;
Toobin, Jeffrey

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