If John Roberts Jr. is confirmed to replace retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, what will happen to the long-established alliances and personal relationships on the Court? Mastering the internal dynamics of the Court is a formidable and crucial challenge for any new justice, but would be especially daunting for Roberts, who would replace the fulcrum justice of a Court that has been unchanged for 11 years. But Roberts commands its immediate respect, based on his record -- 25 wins out of 39 cases argued.
How Would Roberts Impact High Court's Dynamics?
July 25, 2005
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