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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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The Supreme Court term that just concluded was a small taste of what is to come. In all, 13 of the cases decided by a liberal-conservative split, Justice Anthony Kennedy provided the fifth and deciding conservative vote. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Gay rights advocates John Lewis (left), and his spouse Stuart Gaffney kiss across the street from City Hall in San Francisco, on Friday following a ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court that same-sex couples have the right to marry nationwide. Jeff Chiu/AP hide caption

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Supreme Court Changes Face Of Marriage In Historic Ruling

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor grilled lawyers arguing the constitutionality of new lethal-injection cocktails. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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It's Sotomayor V. Roberts In Supreme Court Death Penalty Drama

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