Role of the Chief Justice

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts spoke about his role as chief justice, about how he assigns opinion writing to the Supreme… read more

Chief Justice of the United States John Roberts spoke about his role as chief justice, about how he assigns opinion writing to the Supreme Court justices, and his administrative duties as chief. He also spoke about the legacy of former Chief Justice William Rehnquist and the time he served as a law clerk to then Associate Justice William Rehnquist from 1980-1981. Chief Justice Roberts responded to questions from members of the audience.

The third annual Rehnquist Center Lecture was held in the Ares Auditorium of the University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law. close

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Role of the Chief Justice

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Tucson, Arizona, United States
First Aired:
Apr 4, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 21, 2009

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  • Apr 04, 2009 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 05, 2009 | 1:57am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 06, 2009 | 2:25pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 21, 2009 | 5:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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