Seizure causes U.S. chief justice fall

WASHINGTON, July 30 (UPI) -- U.S. Chief Justice John Roberts was hospitalized Monday morning after a fall at his vacation home in Port Clyde, Maine, a court spokeswoman said. Roberts, 52, who was confirmed chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court in September 2005, remained conscious

Poll: More think Supreme Court tilts right

WASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- The percentage of U.S. voters who think the Supreme Court is too conservative has jumped from 19 percent to 31 percent in two years, a new poll found.

FBI file: Rehnquist addicted to medication

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- FBI files released this week show the late U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist was addicted to a sleeping drug during his early years on the Supreme Court.

Chief justice urges pay raise for judges

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- The Chief Justice of the United States used his year-end report on the state of U.S. courts to urge a pay raise for federal judges.

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Today is Friday, Sept. 29, the 272nd day of 2006 with 93 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 22, the 265th day of 2006 with 100 to follow.
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Today is Friday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2006 with 114 to follow.
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Today is Tuesday, Sept. 5, the 248th day of 2006 with 117 to follow.
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Most U.S. adults cannot name justice

EAGAN, Minn., Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Despite high-profile news coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court, 57 percent of U.S. adults can't name any current U.S. Supreme Court justices.

Justice wants more pay, security, rent cut

WASHINGTON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- In his first year-end report as U.S. Chief Justice, John Roberts has called for better pay and protection for federal judges and a rent cut for courthouses.

The Web: Supreme Court tackles 'trolls'

CHICAGO, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week to review a lower-court decision involving eBay and an injunction for patent infringement revives the patent agenda

High court hears assisted suicide case

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard argument Wednesday on whether Oregon or any state can permit physician-assisted suicide.

U.S. Supreme Court opens new term

WASHINGTON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court of the United States opened its new term Monday with a new chief justice and the pending nomination of another new member.

Democrats advise Bush on court nominee

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate have sent President Bush a letter threatening substantial opposition to certain possible Supreme Court nominees.

U.S. high court takes on campaign spending

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- A challenge to a strict campaign-finance law in Vermont is among cases the U.S. Supreme Court has accepted for argument this term.

Senate votes this week on Roberts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Some two-thirds of U.S. senators say they will support the nomination of John Roberts as chief justice of the United States.

Sen. Clinton to vote 'no' on Roberts

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., announced Thursday she will vote no on the nomination of Judge John Roberts as chief justice of the United States.

Roberts reveals a lot about law approach

WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts revealed a great deal about his constitutional philosophy and what came out may not be to the liking of conservatives.

Roberts tells Senate Roe vs. Wade settled

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Judge John Roberts told a Senate panel mulling his appointment as chief justice Tuesday he considers the 1973 legalization of abortion as "settled in law."

U.S. Senate to start Roberts hearings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court nominee John Roberts completed a series of mock confirmation sessions designed to prepare him for tough questions from Democrats senators.

Specter: Gonzales nomination 'premature'

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa., says it would be premature for President George W. Bush to nominate Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the Supreme Court.

Specter will not ask Roberts about Roe

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (UPI) -- The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee thinks it would be inappropriate to ask Supreme Court nominee John Roberts about specific court decisions.

Mourners cry, laugh for Rehnquist

WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 (UPI) -- More than 1,000 mourners shared tears and laughter at the funeral service for the late U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Senate to hear Roberts nomination Monday

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate has scheduled confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Chief Justice nominee John Roberts for next Monday.

Rehnquist high court observance begins

WASHINGTON, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Arrangements were completed for the coffin of late U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist to lay in repose in the Washington court's main entrance Tuesday.
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