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Chief Justice Roberts decries ‘partisan hostility’

TROY, N.Y. — The “partisan hostility” surrounding the confirmation of Justice Neil Gorsuch is of concern because it could undermine public confidence in the apolitical nature of the judicial system, U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday at ...

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Obama Supreme Court nominee returning to bench as judge

WASHINGTON — Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland is putting on his judge’s robes again. The chief judge of the D.C. Circuit stopped hearing cases last March after he was nominated by President Barack Obama to fill the seat of Supreme ...

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Garland stepped aside in 66 cases because of financial holdings

WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland disqualified himself for financial reasons from 66 cases that came before him as an appellate judge, stepping aside in clashes involving climate change and mutual funds. Garland disclosed the recusals in a ...

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