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Supreme Court begins new term

Oct. 7, 2002 at 10:16 AM   |   Comments

WASHINGTON, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Chief Justice William Rehnquist began the new term of the Supreme Court Monday with a startling slip of the tongue. Rehnquist said he had "the honor of announcing the retirement of the chief justice --" before catching himself and announcing the retirement of the chief deputy clerk.
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