Friday, March 6th, 2015

John Roberts's file


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John G. Roberts Jr. was appointed Chief Justice of the United States by President George W. Bush in 2005. Previously, he held several positions in the Reagan administration, practiced law in Washington, D.C., and served on the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

Roberts's statements by ruling

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Fact-checking voting laws: a year-end report

Amid a nationwide battle about voter access, PolitiFact researched claims about noncitizen voters, restoration of ex-felons’ rights and voter laws nationwide.

Fact-checking the chief justice on voter turnout

In the oral argument for a voting rights case, Chief Justice John Roberts made some claims about states with the lowest African-American turnout. We put his claims to the Truth-O-Meter.