Even such left-leaning court-watchers as Lithwick give the chief justice his due.
chief justice Earl Warren had been a three-term governor of California.
chief justice Roberts wrote one of three dissents, along with Justices Thomas and Alito.
Indeed maybe it is possible that Al Gore would have been president if Roberts had been chief justice in 2000.
According to a friend who, to this day, fears being identified, chief justice Rehnquist "went berserk."
The dispute itself had not much value for him, even as education, but it led to his seeking light from the chief justice himself.
You see, there was a touch of the chief justice in the girl.
There was a brief colloquy among the three judges, and then the chief justice rapped again.
Perhaps the best is from the house of Mr. Way, the chief justice.
The chief justice: You say now that you wish your trial to be adjourned.