William Rehnquist, 1924 - 2005 Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Sept. 3 at age 80. Rehnquist, who served on the Supreme Court for 33 years, spent his last year battling thyroid cancer. President Bush promptly nominated Judge John Roberts as his choice to become the nation's 17th chief justice.
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William Rehnquist, 1924 - 2005

Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist died Sept. 3 at age 80. He spent 33 years on the high court.

Reflections on Rehnquist

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William Rehnquist: His Life and Career

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William Rehnquist, In His Own Words

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Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist Dies at 80

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Bush Pays Tribute to Rehnquist

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