Slate's Jurisprudence: Steps to Confirmation

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After the death of Chief Justice William Rehnquist on Saturday, President Bush switched strategies and nominated John Roberts to take the top post, instead of replacing retiring Justice Sandra Day O'Connor. Alex Chadwick speaks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the court's nomination process.

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