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Sunday, September 18, 2005

“Roberts: High court’s qualifications are met.” This editorial appears today in The Clarion-Ledger of Jackson, Mississippi. And the newspaper also contains an op-ed by Luther T. Munford entitled “Roberts vital as court ‘litigator’; Roberts has actual experience in handling cases before high court.”

Today in The Boston Globe, columnist Jeff Jacoby has an op-ed entitled “Answer the questions.” And Joan Vennochi has an op-ed entitled “Pro-choice, out of touch.”

In The News Journal of Wilmington, Delaware, Jay Ambrose has an op-ed entitled “It was Biden versus Roberts.”

In The Oregonian, columnist David Reinhard has an op-ed entitled “Chief Justice John Roberts: Play Ball!

In The San Jose Mercury News, Vikram Amar has an op-ed entitled “The Roberts hearings? Blah and more blah.”

The Orlando Sentinel contains an editorial entitled “Confirm Roberts: John Roberts is highly qualified to be the court’s chief justice.”

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel contains an editorial entitled “What will the chief justice’s legacy be?

The Sarasota Herald-Tribune contains an editorial entitled “A qualified enigma; Roberts: intelligent, knowledgable, evasive.”

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram contains an editorial entitled “Playing ball.”

In The Ventura County Star, Gary M. Galles has an op-ed entitled “Proper question is: Which principles inform court’s activity?

In The Arizona Republic, columnist E.J. Montini has an op-ed entitled “The judge and I: From the supreme to the ridiculous.”

And In The Washington Times, Cal Thomas has an op-ed entitled “Roberts’ rules.”

Posted at 11:10 PM by Howard Bashman

“A Supreme Bank Shot: How the vote on John Roberts may shape the fight over the next pick.” This article will appear in the September 26, 2005 issue of Newsweek. The magazine will also contain an essay by columnist George F. Will entitled “Mr. Breyer’s ‘Modesty’: The Framers made the federal government stronger because of the alarming quantity and dismaying quality of ‘active liberty’ in the states.”

And the September 26th issue of Time will contain a Notebook item headlined “The Roberts Effect.”

Posted at 6:44 PM by Howard Bashman

“In the law he trusts; Judge in pledge case, though not without his critics, has reputation as passionate protector of Constitution”: Claire Cooper, legal affairs writer for The Sacramento Bee, has this article today in that newspaper.

Posted at 4:57 PM by Howard Bashman

“Roberts Drops Hints in ‘Precedent’ Remarks”: Adam Liptak has this article today in The New York Times.

Today in The San Francisco Chronicle, Bob Egelko reports that “Roberts keeps views under wraps; Top court nominee says neutrality is vital.”

The Hartford Courant reports that “Democrats Like Roberts, But Approval Carries Risks.”

In The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Michael McGough has a news analysis headlined “Roberts a Scalia/Thomas clone? Most experts see him diverging often from sitting justices.”

Newsday reports that “Right could be caught in middle by Roberts.”

The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports that “Roberts doesn’t surprise UI professor.”

The San Bernardino County Sun reports that “Students, professors discuss Roberts.”

And The Trenton Times reports that “N.J. likely to stay pro-choice.”

Posted at 4:50 PM by Howard Bashman

“Detainee issues await new court; Questions about Guantanamo Bay practices and policies are a subplot at hearings on the nomination of John Roberts as chief justice”: This article appears today in The Miami Herald.

Posted at 4:15 PM by Howard Bashman

“Too Much of a Mystery”: The New York Times today contains an editorial that begins, “John Roberts failed to live up to the worst fears of his critics in his confirmation hearings last week.”

The Washington Post, meanwhile, today contains an editorial entitled “Confirm John Roberts.” Also today, columnist David S. Broder has an op-ed entitled “Roberts’s Sterling Showing,” while yesterday columnist E.J. Dionne Jr. had an op-ed entitled “The Case For a ‘No’ Vote on Roberts.”

Posted at 7:40 AM by Howard Bashman