The  conventional wisdom was shockingly, pathetically wrong.     But some folks have long had an inkling that the chief justice was no ideologue.     When Roberts was nominated to be chief justice in 2005, a very prominent liberal lawyer told me that he was reassured. Roberts, he noted, was a practicing attorney with years of trials under his belt -- unlike the academic Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas with his slew of government jobs and no real private practice experience. The real world…

The conventional wisdom was shockingly, pathetically wrong. But some folks have long had an inkling that the chief justice was no ideologue. When Roberts was nominated to be chief justice in 2005, a very prominent liberal lawyer told me that he was reassured. Roberts, he noted, was a practicing attorney with years of trials under his belt -- unlike the academic Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas with his slew of government jobs and no real private practice experience. The real world…

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Did Chief Justice Roberts Open Door for Unemployed Americans to Sue Illegals? » Liberty Alliance

Did Chief Justice Roberts Open Door for Unemployed Americans to Sue Illegals? » Liberty Alliance

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Chief Justice Roberts Accidentally Reveals Everything That’s Wrong With Citizens United In Four Sentences

Chief Justice Roberts Accidentally Reveals Everything That’s Wrong With Citizens United In Four Sentences

As Supreme Court term draws to end, all eyes on Chief Justice Roberts...5//28>>>

As Supreme Court term draws to end, all eyes on Chief Justice Roberts...5//28>>>

Gender Bias Issue Could Tip Chief Justice Roberts Into Ruling for Gay Marriage - NYTimes.com

Gender Bias Issue Could Tip Chief Justice Roberts Into Ruling for Gay Marriage - NYTimes.com

Did you know John Roberts is also chief justice of the NSA’s surveillance state? | I am so not okay with this!.....He appointed the Judges on that court and at least 10 are Republican.

Did you know John Roberts is also chief justice of the NSA’s surveillance state? | I am so not okay with this!.....He appointed the Judges on that court and at least 10 are Republican.

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Chief Justice Roberts' Marriage Equality Dissent Has A Hidden Message For Conservatives | ThinkProgress

Chief Justice Roberts' Marriage Equality Dissent Has A Hidden Message For Conservatives | ThinkProgress

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The Obamacare Supreme Court ruling seemed strange. Chief Justice John Roberts’ reasoning was incoherent. The conservative’s dissent read like it was originally meant to be a majority opinion. Now, we know why. According to Jan Crawford of CBS News, John Roberts switched sides in May, withstanding a “one-month campaign” from his conservative colleagues to change his mind.

The Obamacare Supreme Court ruling seemed strange. Chief Justice John Roberts’ reasoning was incoherent. The conservative’s dissent read like it was originally meant to be a majority opinion. Now, we know why. According to Jan Crawford of CBS News, John Roberts switched sides in May, withstanding a “one-month campaign” from his conservative colleagues to change his mind.

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