On This Date in Legal History

President George W. Bush nominated John G. Roberts, Jr., initially, to fill retiring Associate Justice Sandra Day O’Connor’s seat on the United States Supreme Court. However, after Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist passed away, on September 5, 2005, President Bush nominated him as the next chief justice. The Senate confirmed his nomination and John Roberts became the 17th chief justice of the court.


To learn more about Chief Justice Roberts listen to http://goo.gl/sXs5DZ, and watch this informative interview with him at https://goo.gl/CWnQKE.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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