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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) The beginning on Capitol Hill of the long-awaited confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts introduced. [At hearings, ROBERTS - speaks about the importance of the Supreme Court in our legal system & the rule of law; likens the judge to an umpire operating in a system of precedents.]
(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) ABCNews exclusive look at a 1990 taping of the late Justice William Rehnquist in which he spoke to a group of young people about the Supreme Court presented. [Answering questions on November 13, 1990, REHNQUIST - talks about the politics of a Supreme Court nomination, what influences a decision on a case; notes the court appointment is for life so you cannot be removed for a decision you make.]
- Vargas, Elizabeth
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