One year after he suffered a seizure near his summer home in Maine, Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. is not commenting on the current state of his health. In response to a series of written questions from Legal Times about possible medications or changes in lifestyle, or whether he has suffered any more seizures or other health problems, Roberts offered only a “no comment.”
Last July 30, according to a press release issued that day by the Court, the chief justice experienced “minor scrapes” during a “benign ideopathic seizure” near his Hupper Island summer home. He was hospitalized overnight and released after extensive tests showed “no cause for concern.” Because he had suffered a similar unexplained seizure in 1993, some medical experts said his condition fit the basic definition for epilepsy.
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