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The Chief

The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts

by Joan Biskupic

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The Life and Turbulent Times of Chief Justice John Roberts
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Joan Biskupic

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Takes a look at the Supreme Court justice's legal decisions of his tenure, discussing how his dual commitments to the conservative agenda and to the legacy of the Court have fostered distrust among his colleagues.

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Chief Justice John Roberts attends the 37th Kennedy Center Honors at the Kennedy Center on Dec. 7, 2014, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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In 'The Chief,' An Enigmatic, Conservative John Roberts Walks A Political Tightrope

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