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Bush nominates Roberts as chief justice

WASHINGTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Monday escalated his Supreme Court nomination of John Roberts to the role of the court's new chief justice.

Opponents, supporters salute Rehnquist

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Groups and government figures across the political spectrum issued statements Sunday mourning the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Bush: Nation saddened at chief's passing

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- President Bush said Sunday the "nation is saddened today" by the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Rehnquist death leaves two court openings

WASHINGTON, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Chief Justice William Rehnquist is dead at age 80 after a long battle with thyroid cancer.

Chief Justice William Rehnquist dies at 80

ARLINGTON, Va., Sept. 3 (UPI) -- Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who has undergone treatment for thyroid cancer, died Saturday in his home in Arlington, Va., at 80.

Rehnquist taken to hospital

ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist was taken to an Arlington, Va., hospital with a fever Thursday.

Supreme Court nominee may not be judge

WASHINGTON, July 14 (UPI) -- President Bush is considering "all kinds of people," and not just those already wearing judicial robes in his search for a new U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Chief Justice Rehnquist in hospital

WASHINGTON, July 13 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist is in an Arlington, Va., hospital with a fever.

Term ends but does Rehnquist Court?

WASHINGTON, June 29 (UPI) -- U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist closed the court's current term but gave no hint as to when the court convenes Oct. 3 it will include him.

White House compiles Supreme list

WASHINGTON, June 26 (UPI) -- The end of the U.S. Supreme Court's term Monday is fueling speculation about the possible retirement of ailing Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

High court expands eminent domain

WASHINGTON, June 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Thursday that local governments can seize private property as long as the action serves a public purpose.

Preparing for a Supreme Court vacancy

WASHINGTON, June 20 (UPI) -- Conservative and liberal groups alike are preparing for a battle that may not happen -- filling a vacancy on the U.S. Supreme Court.

Bush considering Gonzales for high court

WASHINGTON, June 19 (UPI) -- Sources close to the White House have revealed President Bush may be considering appointing Attorney General Alberto Gonzales to the Supreme Court.

Court: Foreign conviction no gun obstacle

WASHINGTON, April 26 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-3 Tuesday in a Pennsylvania case a conviction in a foreign court does not bar the possession of a gun in the United States.

DeLay wants Congress to act on judiciary

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Rep. Tom DeLay, R-Texas, is calling on the U.S. Congress to exercise its constitutional control over the federal judiciary.

The Web: Grokster vs. MGM

CHICAGO, March 30 (UPI) -- A series by UPI examining the global telecommunications phenomenon known as the World Wide Web. This week: The entertainment industry, which lost a property rights legal battle over taping moives on VCRs in the 1980s, is back in court for a sequal, arguin
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Rehnquist treated on out-patient basis

WASHINGTON, March 28 (UPI) -- Chief Justice William Rehnquist, suffering from thyroid cancer, was treated Sunday for a problem with his tracheotomy tube, the U.S. Supreme Court announced.

'Cuffs OK'd during warranted search

WASHINGTON, March 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in a California case holding someone in handcuffs while police execute a search warrant is constitutional.

Rehnquist returns to bench

WASHINGTON, March 21 (UPI) -- Chief Justice William Rehnquist, who is fighting cancer, returned to the U.S. Supreme Court bench Monday morning after a long absence.

Top U.S. justice may be back at work soon

WASHINGTON, March 19 (UPI) -- U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist might return to the bench next week, the Washington Post reported Saturday.

Rehnquist runs Judicial Conference meeting

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- Chief William Rehnquist, absent from the U.S. Supreme Court bench since October with thyroid cancer, presided over the Judicial Conference Tuesday.

Suits on covert espionage pacts barred

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Wednesday that an 1875 law prevents suits against the government based on covert espionage contracts.

Court ducks Calif. race-inmate ruling

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that California's policy of temporarily segregating prisoners by race must undergo strict court review.

Court: 'Super Scoop' is a vessel

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Tuesday the "Super Scoop" that dug a trench beneath Boston Harbor is a "vessel" for legal purposes.

Report: Rehnquist to step down within year

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22 (UPI) -- U.S. Chief Justice William Rehnquist is expected to step down from the Supreme Court within the next year, government sources told The New York Times.
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