Roberts Speech Lauds 'Dispassionate' Judiciary

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In a speech on Feb. 25, 2005, Supreme Court nominee John Roberts explained to Wake Forest University law students and alumni that being a judge was harder than he initially thought. Roberts also said he believes judicial decisions should be the product of "dispassionate thinking." Alex Chadwick talks to Los Angeles Times reporter Maura Reynolds about the videotaped address, and what it may reveal about Roberts as his confirmation battle nears.

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